Continuing Education and the Voluntary Sector

The Voluntary Sector in Canada A number of university continuing education divisions have been approached in recent years by non-profit, voluntary organizations with requests that they provide educational programs which would teach management skills or professional practice. Target audiences for these programs might be line staff, middle and senior managers, or voluntary board members. Usually…

A Comparison of the Role of the Voluntary Sector in Canada and the United States

Introduction Statesmen, politicians and journalists have always enjoyed painting comparative word portraits of the United States and Canada showing a strong family resemblance.Both nations use English as the dominant language of commercial and social life; both have drawn immigrants from around the world to settle virgin wildernesses; and both are democracies in the western tradition….