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Volunteerism: Practice Guideline

Volunteering is an important part of our culture with benefits to both the recipients of services and the volunteers themselves by building trust, solidarity and a sense of community among those involved. This practice support tool has been developed to help nurses understand their accountabilities when acting in the role of a nurse volunteer.

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We have developed practice support tools to support nurses in providing safe, competent, compassionate, and ethical care. Search by keyword or browse the topics below.

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Our practice support tools (previously known as documents, publications and/or resources) are organized alphabetically by topic. Click on a topic that interests you to access a variety of helpful tools on the topic, such as practice guidelines, FAQs and more. Some topics also include designation-specific tools relevant to the nurse’s individual scope of practice.  

Please note that not all of the practice support tools from the legacy Colleges are currently available on our new website. As we update these tools we will add them here. For more information on this process, visit the Practice Support Tools Vision for the Future webpage. In the meantime, our practice consultants are available to answer any practice questions. If you have a specific question about your practice or one of our tools, please contact us at practice@nscn.ca