We have training opportunities that align with our three learning streams: (1) Volunteer Management, (2) Board Governance and Leadership, and (3) Organizations. Our Registration & Cancellation Policy can be found under FAQs.

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August 2017

Achieve Ontario Workshop – Kitchener Location

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Support Connections, 61 Woolwich St. NORTH
Breslau, Ontario N0B 1M0 Canada
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$10.00

Achieve Ontario (formerly PREB) is a volunteer recognition program based on Employment and Social Development Canada’s National Occupational Classification or NOC codes. It allows organizations that engage volunteers to: Recognize the value of volunteer experience with tangible skill development Assist volunteers in their career development and vocabulary for their resumes Provide access to pre-designed volunteer position descriptions with skills and competencies outlined.   Achieve Ontario allows certified organizations to issue certificates to their volunteers. The certificate summarizes the experience, responsibilities and…

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September 2017

Social Media Listening and Engagement

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Family & Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington, 275 Eramosa Road
Guelph, ON N1H 6N3 Canada
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$45 - $59

This workshop will help you to listen effectively to digital conversations to better understand your community, your service and your brand. Obtain tools for choosing the best platform and building online engagement. Note: In order to gain the most from this training, please bring your laptop or a tablet/ipad About the Facilitator: Ted Mahy is currently Online Engagement Manager for Schlegel Villages supporting it's website and social media as well as 19 Retirement and Long Term Care Schlegel Village Communities across…

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October 2017

Championing Decent Work

October 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ontario Mutual Insurance Association, 350 Pinebush Road
Cambridge, ON N1T 1Z6 Canada
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$45 - $59

The decent work approach presents an opportunity for the nonprofit sector to act as a champion of working conditions and social policies that ensure supportive work environments for their organizations. With healthier, happier, and better-supported workers, organizations can better meet their mission and better deliver their programs and services. Learn more about the concept of decent work, explore current examples in the sector and brainstorm some practical ways we can collaborate to build decent work within and beyond our sector.…

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December 2017

“Achieve Ontario” Training – Cambridge Location

December 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Langs Main Centre, 1145 Concession Road
Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4L5 Canada
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Achieve Ontario is a volunteer recognition program based on Employment and Social Development Canada’s National Occupational Classification. It allows organizations that engage volunteers to: Recognize the value of volunteer experience Assist volunteers in their job search Access volunteer position descriptions Achieve Ontario allows certified organizations to issue certificates to their volunteers. The certificate summarizes the experience, responsibilities and skills the volunteer demonstrated during their tenure. Note: In order to gain the most from this training, please bring your laptop or…

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January 2018

Orientation, Training & Supervision – Shifting to Engagement Series

January 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Family & Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington, 275 Eramosa Road
Guelph, ON N1H 6N3 Canada
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$45 - $59

Shifting to Engagement is a series of three workshops based on the complete volunteer management cycle. While all three workshops will provide a complete introductory and complementary series, it is not essential to attend all three. Certificates will be issued however if or when all three are completed. The drive for the shift from volunteer management to volunteer engagement has come from the changing interests of volunteers.Volunteering is now seen as a reciprocal relationship.What the volunteer can do for the…

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February 2018

Volunteer Evaluation and Recognition – Shifting to Engagement Series

February 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Langs Main Centre, 1145 Concession Road
Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4L5 Canada
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$45 - $59

Shifting to Engagement is a series of three workshops based on the complete volunteer management cycle. While all three workshops will provide a complete introductory and complementary series, it is not essential to attend all three. Certificates will be issued however if or when all three are completed. There is a value-add for both the organization and the volunteer in shifting to an impact focus when considering recognition and evaluation efforts. Calculating the years of service or assessing the ability…

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“Achieve Ontario” – Guelph Location

February 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Family & Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington, 275 Eramosa Road
Guelph, ON N1H 6N3 Canada
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$45 - $59

Achieve Ontario is a volunteer recognition program based on Employment and Social Development Canada’s National Occupational Classification. It allows organizations that engage volunteers to: Recognize the value of volunteer experience Assist volunteers in their job search Access volunteer position descriptions Achieve Ontario allows certified organizations to issue certificates to their volunteers. The certificate summarizes the experience, responsibilities and skills the volunteer demonstrated during their tenure. Note: In order to gain the most from this training, please bring your laptop or…

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