Category: Non-Profit & Charity Administration

Volunteer Management Handbook: A Resource for Service-Providing Organizations Assisting Newcomers to Canada

This handbook, funded by IRCC, is developed by Volunteer Canada in collaboration with the Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener-Waterloo and Area in 2016. This handbook provides a general overview of the volunteer management process with a focus on volunteers supporting newcomers. It includes links to useful tools, resources and templates to help develop and implement…

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Imagine Canada: What are the rules, anyway? A guide for Charities to Engage and Advocate in and after Elections

This presentation by Imagine Canada and the Ontario NonProfit Network explains the Canada Revenue Agency and Elections Canada rules around public conversations and advocacy during elections.

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Migration Policy Institute (MPI) research – Volunteers and Sponsors: A Catalyst for Refugee Integration?

  This report assesses the barriers that organizations and service providers of the settlement & integration sector face in engaging volunteers. “While volunteer efforts cannot replace specialized social service agencies or well-resourced social assistance programs, they offer unique resources that can be an invaluable complement to the services that professional agencies and case workers provide….

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OCASI – Mental Health Promotion in Immigrant and Refugee Serving Organizations Project

This project is funded by Immigration Refugee Citizenship Canada (IRCC) through the Settlement Program Service Delivery Improvements Funding (SDI) Stream. As the lead organization on this project, OCASI is partnering with community organizations across three sectors (immigrant and refugee serving organizations, primary health, and community mental health) to carry out the project over three years…

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Resources on Anti-Spam Legislation: Tech Soup – How to be CASL and GDPR Compliant

Like any organization operating in Canada, nonprofits need to comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) if they send “commercial” electronic messages (including electronic newsletters). But other data privacy rules from Europe now apply as well! If you have members, donors or website visitors from the EU, you must be in compliance with the GDPR, Europe’s…

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