The Parable of the Starfish

The Parable of the Starfish

One Sunday, a woman was walking along a beach filled with starfish. As she walked, she would stoop down, pick...

Motivational Thought of the Week

Motivational Thought of the Week

The Parable of Brother Leo

The Parable of Brother Leo

A legend tells of a French monastery known throughout Europe for the extraordinary leadership of a man known only as...

Family Friday – “Do You Have the Volunteering Gene?”

Family Friday – “Do You Have the Volunteering Gene?”

Is there a volunteering gene? Is there something in a volunteer’s DNA that compels them to do what they do?...

Motivational Monday!

Motivational Monday!

What cause are you passionate about? Get started today! Try something. If it does not work, try something else. Don’t...

Service Sunday Reflections – Did I Make an Impact?

Service Sunday Reflections – Did I Make an Impact?

You don’t need to be a psychologist to make an educated guess about whether a volunteer wants to know their...

“Are You One of the 32%?”

“Are You One of the 32%?”

Are you one of the 32%? Every three years, the City of Airdrie’s Social Planning Department conducts its Community Needs...

“Thank You! We Could Not Have Done This Without You”

“Thank You! We Could Not Have Done This Without You”

Volunteer appreciation can be a bit tricky… What works for some, does not work for others. One size does not...

Be a Superhero!

Be a Superhero!

The superheroes of volunteering come in all shapes and sizes, ages, genders, race, origins, languages, backgrounds, knowledge, skills and abilities....

Jack-of-All-Trades – The Dark Side of Capitalism’s Impact on Social Enterprise Organizations

Jack-of-All-Trades – The Dark Side of Capitalism’s Impact on Social Enterprise Organizations

“A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one.” Volunteer Airdrie...