The True Sport Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Matrix identifies ethical literacy as a key component of the overall Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) LTAD model.
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.
Examine how and when immigrants and refugees new to Canada take part in volunteering activities.
This workbook is designed as a guide for boards who are in the process of hiring a new executive director and/or providing the executive director with a performance appraisal.
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 the little things that make people feel appreciated, especially when they are giving freely of their time and energy.
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.
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.
The kind of experience a new member has with your group is more important than you might realize. If people don’t feel welcome or needed, their interest and enthusiasm will disappear and your group has just lost a valuable resource!
Personalizing your volunteer recognition component of your program is the best form of showing appreciation for the contribution of volunteers
Organizations can use this Audit Tool to analyze their volunteer program and to identify and prioritize areas for development.
The club offers programs that are developmentally appropriate and considers the gender differences of participants.
An annual performance assessment is formally conducted on each employee, major volunteer (such as the Head Coach or President) or contractor.
The contributions of volunteers are acknowledged and recognized. The impact and contributions of volunteers and the volunteer program are regularly evaluated.