Diversity is a highly important aspect to foster at any organization. Encouraging different types of people from all walks of life to participate in your programming will not only help increase diversity, but also bring the collective experiences of those individuals to your organization.
Now that summer is nearly here, the weather is perfect for exploring the natural wonders that North America has to offer. The United States and Canada have some of the most beautiful national parks in the world, attracting millions of locals and tourists each and every year. Parks Canada also announced that national parks across the country will be free of charge on Free Admission Day, which makes this summer the best time to take advantage of the perk.
When it comes to fitness, finding the right gear is an important step that shouldn’t be overlooked. From clothing to the equipment, working with fitness gear that is either ill-fitting for your body or inappropriate for the activity that you’re doing, may result in an uncomfortable workout – or even worse, prompt an injury.
A team of terrific volunteers are often the unsung heroes in a parks and recreation organization. While your parks and rec staff are the people who put together programming and events, volunteers help your staff bring their vision to life. Here’s how to develop an effective volunteer program for your organization.