What You Can Do is an invitation for all Canadians to join together to ensure that sport lives up to its potential in their community. True Sport recognizes that the way we play together shapes how we live together.
A True Sport Agreement answers a simple, but important question, “How are we going to treat each other in this group?” The agreement is created by teammates and coaches in an open and safe forum.
This workbook is a guide to help board members develop and rewrite job descriptions that reflect the responsibilities of serving on a nonprofit board.
To understand how certain strategies and elements of emotional intelligence influence organizational effectiveness and, consequently, the relationship between board and executive director.
Recruiting, developing and retaining appropriate individuals for the board.
A self-guided workbook for the policy governing board member who has little or no financial background.
The number one concern and challenge for community groups is recruiting and retaining the right people to help them get the job done.
It's often the same people volunteering for the soccer club, the hockey club, the church bazaar and the community fun day. It’s great to see such commitment and dedication, but along with their involvement there is a great danger – volunteer burnout!
Is your group trying to look forward and evolve but having trouble knowing where to start? Been working on a project for so long, you’ve lost track of whether things are going as planned? Use evaluation as a starting point, a check-in or a final step.
Young people can bring an important mix of passion and enthusiasm to your group’s activities. Yet many of them say they do not volunteer because they have never been asked!
Finding the right people should be top priority for all volunteer groups. Finding people who are willing to take a leadership role is even better. How can you make the best of your recruitment strategies?
Does your organization have difficulty recruiting new volunteers? It may be more than a lack of willing volunteers. It may be time to take a closer look at how your organization works.
If the club hires staff, the board is accountable for the recruitment and orientation of the most senior employee (i.e., CEO, president, head coach) in the club...
A recruitment process for all volunteer, staff and coaching positions is documented and managed by the board, its delegate(s) or the most senior staff person.
The club makes the following information publicly available or available to members (e.g., on its website, in its annual report, in its financial statements) within six months of its year end...
All fundraising and recruitment solicitations by or on behalf of the club, including but not limited to team or event fundraising, and capital project campaigns...