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There is so much great information out there already about volunteering! In this section, we will bring that information together and connect you with the people you need to know to have a great volunteer program!
Welcome to SPARK Ontario’s volunteering resource section for non-profits! Here you will find suggestions, best practices, tips, links and resources to help you become an organization your volunteers will love even more. We are always looking to grow the resources here so if you have examples of best practices you can share or know of any other great resources please let us know.
The Government of Ontario has sponsored a new online training resource to help people put the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) into action in their volunteering.
Volunteering and Accessibility is an interactive online training video that shares the fundamental principles of accessibility and gives volunteers tools they can use to interact with and support people with disabilities.
Finding and crafting stories about how volunteers make an impact at
your organization might take some extra time, but it's worth it!
Here are a few SPARK Tips for creating and presenting your stories.
Find great resources for volunteer engagement here. Go to Volunteer Engagement
If you're a nonprofit looking to attract corporations and corporate volunteers, get the information you need to get started here. Go to Corporate Engagement
Find out how to connect with the experts in volunteer management in Ontario and get great resources here! Go to Volunteer Management
Service Ontario's Portal for Nonprofits
This site features a directory of government open call programs for funding, ideas on how to start and manage a NFP, as well as a section to help organizations understand the laws that affect the nonprofit sector. Please follow the link here: www.ontario.ca/notforprofits