OAVR Resources

Sally Batstone Professional Development Bursary

Sally Batstone (1944-2002) was the Director of Volunteer Services at the Elisabeth Bruyère Health Centre. She was a member of OAVR and had a lifelong interest and dedication to education and fairness for all people.

The purpose of this fund is to provide financial assistance to OAVR members who wish to pursue further education or conduct research in the field of Volunteer Administration and / or volunteerism and who meet the criteria outlined in the application form.

View the Sally Batstone Professional Development Bursary criteria flyer.

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Professional Association of Volunteer Leaders – Ontario (PAVRO)

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Volunteer Recognition Awards

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Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada (VMPC)

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Professional Association of Volunteer Leaders – Ontario (PAVRO)

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