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Invest in Trust: Imagine Canada’s Standards Program

The Standards Program is a set of shared standards for charities and nonprofits designed to strengthen practices in five fundamental areas. The Program’s goals are to build excellence within Canada’s charities and nonprofits through common standards of practice and to strengthen confidence in the sector. Those five fundamental areas are: A. board governance B. financial accountability & […]

The largest global gathering of civil society in Montreal in 2016!

On Sunday, October 4, 2015, the World Social Forum (WSF) 2016 Collective proceeded to unveil this planetary scale initiative. The World Social Forum will take place in downtown Montreal from August 9-14, 2016. The WSF 2016 activities will be established with an auto-program system that will be launched in February 2016. The program will be […]

New resource: The Monitor, published by the CCPA

The Monitor is the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ (CCPA’s) national magazine, published six times per year. It covers issues of social, climate and economic justice, and also prominently highlights CCPA’s research and analysis. The magazine is free to download and is aimed at anyone interested in progressive research. Read the latest issue here.

Training for Organizations at the Volunteer Bureau of Montreal

The Volunteer Bureau of Montreal offers a variety of workshops about volunteer resource management. Our sessions are geared towards volunteer coordinators and others working directly or indirectly with volunteers in non-profit organizations. 1.      The profession of volunteer manager today: Roles, realities, challenges and opportunities – Wednesday, October 28, 2015  from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

Introducing our newest COCo staff members!

COCo would like to welcome two new staff members to our team: Kira Page, our new Communications and Membership Engagement Coordinator, and Juniper Belshaw as the Funding Development and Contract Coordinator! Juniper joins our team with mega-enthusiasm for organizational health. She brings 10 years of experience in the Montreal community sector in fundraising and communications, […]

Girl Guiding Returns Downtown!

Girl Guides of Canada – Québec Council will be opening new units this fall in Montréal’s Milton Park and Plateau-Mile-End neighbourhoods which could be of interest to the individuals your organisation serves. Both units will offer the traditional Guiding program that teaches girls to be confident, courageous and resourceful through community service projects, games, camping […]

COCo is looking for a Community Technology and Web Development Intern

UPDATE: Deadline EXTENDED to Monday, October 12th at midnight! Date limite PROLONGÉE à lundi le 12 octobre à minuit! COCo is looking for a Community Technology and Web Development Intern under the Young Intern program, coordinated by Communautique **********************************************   Who We Are: The Centre for Community Organizations (COCo) promotes social justice, active citizenship, democracy, […]

September 2015 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s September 2015 E-Bulletin COCo Note Collective health insurance for Quebec community groups It’s no secret that the community sector in Quebec is dogged with high employee turnover. Many community workers, torn between their desire to work and act in collective solidarity and contribute to the common good, and rising pressures on family […]

August 2015 E-bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s August 2015 E-bulletin COCo Note COCo is hiring for 2 positions! The Centre for Community Organizations (COCo) needs YOU! We are currently accepting applications for the following positions: 1) A Coordinator with a focus on supporting community groups, strategic alliances and funding development. This job entails coordinating the development of COCo’s funding, […]

Collective health insurance for Quebec community groups

It’s no secret that the community sector in Quebec is dogged with high employee turnover, slowing project momentum and putting a strain on groups’ HR capacity. Many community workers, torn between their desire to work and act in collective solidarity and contribute to the common good, and rising pressures on family and health with advancing […]