I am thrilled to announce that “Volunteering in Long-Term Communities” volunteer training is now available online!
Baycrest – A Look at a Premier Volunteer Program
For the past 25 years, I have been advocating for people to visit the people living in nursing homes. So often nursing home residents do not get visitors which may lead to feelings of loneliness and uselessness. Over the last seven years I have been […]
Down Under: Relationship-Centered Care – Part II
As promised here is Part II, sharing what I’ve learned from Daniella Greenwood’s work at Arcare located in Australia. What is becoming very apparent to me is that caring for someone is not a one-way street. In fact, the way person-centered care is currently being […]
Down Under: Relationship Centered Care
It all started when someone tweeted the link to a video entitled, “It Takes a Community.” Curious, I clicked on the link to watch it. The video starts off like many promotional videos but about 30 seconds into this video, I realized there was something […]
How do you recruit 800 volunteers?
As you know, VolunCheerLeader is on a quest to identify and highlight outstanding volunteer programs. My journey is taking to me many different places to include Auckland, New Zealand. Recently, while explaining my mission to someone they immediately piped up and said, “You have to […]