Janet Lautenschlager

Volunteering: A Traditional Canadian Value (1998)

The spirit of volunteerism in Canada is rooted in the traditions and values of the pioneers who built this country, and it is inspired by the concept of mutual help and co-operation that lies at the heart of Native societies.

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1998-01-01

Publicity! (1998)

How You Can Publicize Volunteerism and National Volunteer Week In Your Community

This guide has been developed to help smaller volunteer centres and other voluntary organizations use the media to publicize activities that promote volunteerism at the community level.

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1998-01-01

A Springboard to Tomorrow: (1994)

Creating Volunteer Programs for Young People that Encourage the Development of Skills

The ultimate aim of this book is to encourage more youth involvement in Canadian voluntary organizations. Given their mandate to promote volunteerism at the community level, volunteer centres are seen as the primary target audience.

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1994-01-01

Volunteering in the Workplace: (1993)

How to Promote Employee Volunteerism

This guide is intended for volunteer centres and other voluntary organizations at the local level. It examines:
a) the advantages of promoting employee volunteerism in your community;
b) the reasons why companies get involved and the potential benefits to their employees;
c) various ways in which companies of all types can encourage volunteerism among their employees; and

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1993-01-01

Bridges to the Future (1992)

Supported Programs for Volunteers with Special Needs

The aim of ‘supported' volunteer programs is to involve people who have special needs arising out of disabilities or disadvantaged circumstances and keep them involved in volunteering. This document discusses the concept of supported volunteerism, examines factors in the success of programs supporting volunteers with special needs, and addresses key issues and challenges related to supported volunteerism.

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1992-01-01

Promoting Volunteerism (1991)

Voluntary Action Directorate

This book is intended as a guide to use when planning activities that relate to promoting volunteerism. This includes activities that:
1) contribute to increased public awareness of the contribution of volunteers to a particular voluntary organization, to the larger community or to Canadian society in general; and

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1991-01-01
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