volunteers

Perks of the Job

Kathlene enjoying a plate of delicious food By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator Yesterday was one of those days that definitely reminds me how lucky I am to work in an environment surrounded by amazing people, and oftentimes, wonderful food. If this is all in a day’s work, I might not need to plan for retirement after all. You may have heard of the Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Office Help Team. This group of volunteers comes into the office periodically to help with administrative tasks like mailing letters and preparing materials for outreach events. They’re a dedicated group who often save the day by coming in to help at the very last minute. To say thank you, we invited them in for lunch on a day when there wasn’t any office work to do. It was a fabulous way to spend the early afternoon, chatting with our volunteers about vacations, the upcoming bake-off, our journeys to vegetarianism, and of course, food. In addition to having an incredible team of volunteers who keep programs running at the TVA, we are also so fortunate to work within a very generous community of vegetarian businesses, who care just as much about… Read More


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