#CheersToVolunteers

Cheers to Volunteers!

On this last day of National Volunteer Week, we give a hearty cheer and many thanks to volunteers, we recognize the impact you have. The commitment, dedication, care and compassion are the core of caring communities and you are an inspiration. Thank you. The future is in our hands; all of us. Every time we…

Your Hobby + Volunteering!

Your hobby will tell us your ideal volunteer opportunity! Who says volunteering can’t be fun?  At PIN, we match potential volunteers based on the right fit, which includes a recognition of your hobbies and interests.  Volunteering is a fabulous way to try something new, gain interesting skills and even develop your hobbies.  Identify your interest…

5 FAQ about Volunteering

We believe that everyone has something to contribute to our community. Through our online database, out reach and in-office support, we talk to many people who have lots of questions. Here are our top 5 that may help you get started: Start with Why! Why do I want to volunteer? Asking yourself why in fact…

Safety and Self Care

Volunteers are the core of caring communities. They show their support through commitment, dedication and a willingness to support through busy times, challenging times and even now in times of community distress with COVID. Volunteers want to help but a core area of focus is safety and self care; physical distancing is the recommended course…

Virtual Volunteering

As Canada’s National Volunteer Week progresses, we shine a spotlight on the variety of volunteer opportunities available.  Volunteering encompasses many areas and can include ‘virtual volunteering’.  From the comfort of your home, you can volunteer virtually with the use of a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Virtual volunteering welcomes individuals to engage in one-time, short-term…

A Message to our Community

PIN – The People and Information Network recognizes that in times of community distress many individuals want to be of assistance, helping where there is need. In almost every form of emergency, the offer of help and willingness to gather to get things done is appreciated. In a pandemic, this is not the case. Physical…

Starting National Volunteer Week!

It is here; National Volunteer Week April 19 – 25, 2020! The incredible work of local volunteers; a gift to our community. Through the generous donation of their time, volunteers act as support to and lead many essential services.  From events and leadership roles to service delivery as mentors, tutors, coaches, friendly visitors and more,…