Our authors


Meridian Swift

Meridian Swift is a pen name. She has managed volunteers for 20 years, is the author of The Volunteer Shelf Life, blogs on volunteerplaintalk, has written for Energize Inc., Canadian Journal of Volunteer Resources Management, and Engaging Volunteers. She has held the CVA since 2005, and has presented on the state and national levels on volunteer management topics.

Author's articles

As long as we are truthful about our ads, why can’t we use some marketing techniques to recruit volunteers?

Latest opinions

The legal framework is there, the solutions are there and now the question is if the political will is there?

Let’s not forget that if we free ourselves from stress, we will laugh more, connect more to others, enjoy what happens around us and we’ll be...

head of the Alba Group's communication

Summer is an extraordinary time to dive into volunteer activities, as people tend to have more time, labor burden tends are becoming lighter...