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.
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.
To understand how certain strategies and elements of emotional intelligence influence organizational effectiveness and, consequently, the relationship between board and executive director.
Examine how and when immigrants and refugees new to Canada take part in volunteering activities.
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 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
The club has an affiliation with the national sport organization (NSO)... OR The club meets the sport-specific standards as determined by their NSO/PSO...
All coaches in the club have completed the NCCP’s “Make Ethical Decisions” module.
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...
The contributions of volunteers are acknowledged and recognized. The impact and contributions of volunteers and the volunteer program are regularly evaluated.
Clubs complete annual financial statements in accordance with an acceptable accounting framework as identified by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA)...