Volunteer Coordinators' Association of Sarnia-Lambton

VOLUNTEERING: A Great Way To Grow

About

Mission Statement

The Volunteer Coordinators’ Association Sarnia-Lambton is dedicated to excellence in volunteer management through networking, public education, and professional development.

Association Goals

The Volunteer Coordinators’ Association Sarnia-Lambton is dedicated to:

  • Making the community aware of volunteer opportunities in member organizations.
  • Making the community aware of the need for more volunteers.
  • Sharing resources, both human and material.
  • Developing and hosting workshops, training sessions, seminars, etc. for professionals and volunteers.
  • Educating and motivating volunteers to keep volunteering.
  • Making the community aware of Volunteer Week each year.

Organizational Profile

The Volunteer Coordinators’ Association Sarnia-Lambton (VCASL) is comprised of community organizations that coordinate volunteers, as well as individuals who are interested in or actively employed in the field of volunteerism. VCASL meets bimonthly and holds election of officers (President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer) at the annual meeting each year. All members are required to actively participate in the Standing Committees: Volunteer Recognition, Program and Education, Publicity and Website. An annual membership fee is required.

History

The Volunteer Coordinators’ Association Sarnia-Lambton was founded in the fall of 1982 as a result of a need expressed by agencies utilizing volunteers who attended a volunteer workshop in Sarnia in the spring of that same year.