Posts by Dave Maffitt

Breathe!

Breathe!

You are not alone. The work you do is changing the world!

“The 13 Commandments Of How To Be A Great Volunteer”

Not all volunteers are created equal. To increase your chances of being remembered as a good (or great) volunteer, we...

Thankful Thursday – Canada’s 150th Birthday Party!

This week I was dialed into the regular Volunteer Center Network conference call hosted by Volunteer Alberta. This month’s agenda...

First Steps

First Steps

  Engaging volunteers can be hard. There I said it. Wearing all those different hats (marketing, budgeting, recruiting, program development,...

Airdrie Pro Rodeo’s 50th Anniversary: Be Part of the Legacy!

It’s funny to think after living in Airdrie for over 10 years that you know pretty much everything that is...

This Thursday, VA Gives Thanks to Davis Chev!

This Thursday, VA Gives Thanks to Davis Chev!

Volunteer Airdrie has been blessed with a number of local business supporters and Davis Chev has been exceptionally generous in...

Sunday Service Inspiration – “Just Add Spice”

Sunday Service Inspiration – “Just Add Spice”

Over the past three years that I have been involved with Volunteer Airdrie, one thing I have noticed, and been...

Non-Profit Strategic Planning Made Easy…Thanks To The Alberta Government!

Non-Profit Strategic Planning Made Easy…Thanks To The Alberta Government!

In an earlier post, I mentioned that Volunteer Airdrie had just gone through a lengthy process of strategic planning to...

“What You Can Do To Support Families of SIDS Victims”

Last year was the inaugural Quinn’s Legacy Run in support of the SIDS Calgary Society.  The event was held at...

Volunteer’s Creed

Though my troubles and my worries are sometimes all that I can see— still I always must remember life’s not...