Canada 150 for 150 Volunteer Challenge
Start date: 1 January, 2017
End date: 31 March, 2018
Volunteer Ottawa will be launching and leading a nation-wide challenge in partnership with Volunteer Canada and volunteer centres across the country to have Canadians contribute 150 hours of volunteer time in 2017 to encourage them to give back to Canada and Canadians in celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary. The challenge will include a particular focus on diversity, seniors and youth.
Nature of the Project Reach
Volunteer Ottawa will secure champions and promote the challenge across Canada, produce and brand Canada 150 for 150 promotional material including a tool-kit for use by volunteer centres and organizations and provide vehicles to track volunteer hours devoted to the challenge and enable the telling of volunteer stories. A recognition process will be established for those who meet the challenge.
Challenge Canadians to contribute 150 hours of volunteer time during the 150th anniversary.
Create a lasting legacy of volunteerism.
Collect and profile stories of volunteerism.
Promotion of the initiative and encouragement of individuals to participate in the challenge.