List of educational opportunities for anyone who is interested in learning more about volunteering and volunteer training in BC.
FCSSBC & Volunteer BC Volunteer Management Workshop: Engaging Volunteers Safely Now & Post-COVID (2 Day Workshop)
June 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
From trip hazards to funding shifts and world pandemics, volunteer-led
organizations and programs regularly have to deal with and navigate various types, levels, impacts, and frequencies of risk.
While individuals manage and mitigate risk in our everyday lives, volunteer-led organizations and programs need formal and targeted tools and processes to help identify, assess, communicate, and mitigate risk.
This 2-part series, offered in partnership with Volunteer BC, will take a high-level look at risk as it relates to community social services organizations. Participants will learn how to identify and assess risk by using simple tools and real life case studies.
PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is limited to 35 participants.
This workshop is supported by funding from the Community Social Services Training Fund—an initiative by the Province of British Columbia to respond to the training and development needs of those who work with some of BC’s most vulnerable people. Learn more about these other initiatives here.
This two-part workshop series will take place in 3-hour virtual synchronous seminars over a two-week period. Attendance in both sessions is mandatory and required for certificate of completion.
- Wednesday, June 16th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PST)
- Wednesday, June 23th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PST)
These workshops are best suited for those people in organizations who manage volunteers. The content is targeted for small- and medium-sized organizations with no (or limited) volunteer management resources.
The instructor has worked and volunteered with the nonprofit sector for nearly 30 years and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. She is currently an Executive Director of a non-profit in BC, a seasoned facilitator and works with organizations to strengthen their volunteer management and governance practices.
You can apply to participate in this workshop (and the other workshops currently on offer) through the application form linked here. Successful applicants will receive a confirmation email with a URL link and password where they can register for the course and pay the $29.95 registration fee. (The rest of the workshop costs have been paid for by the Community Social Services Training Fund.)
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