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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October 2017

Take the Leap / Embrace Change

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$65 - $75

Volunteer Managers Professionals of Canada (VMPC) is excited to host this online/ in-person Take The Leap: Embrace Change conference. This event is a partnership with AL!VE (Association for Leaders in Volunteer Engagement), Better Impact and VMPC. The event features engaging speakers from the US and Canada, including Carol Dixon and Erin Spink, and will be in TED talks-meets late night talk show format. This is a perfect opportunity for volunteer centres, professional associations or organizations to attend a learning event which…

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November 2017

Recruitment, Screening & Placement – Shifting to Engagement Series

November 15 @ 9:00 am
Community Support Connections, 61 Woolwich St. North
Breslau, Ontario N0B 1M0 Canada
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$45

Registration & Cancellation Policy: Fees for workshops, training opportunities, and events are due prior to or on the date of the event. The Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance reserves the right to request fees in advance. Participants who have registered for a workshop, training opportunity, or event with the Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance will be invoiced for the fee associated with the event if cancellation is not made at least 3 business days prior to the date and time of the event. Cancellation fees will be waived if the participant can find and guarantee an alternate to attend. The Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance reserves the right to cancel a workshop. In the event of cancellation, full refunds will be issued to all paid registrants within one month.

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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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March 2018

Board Basics: Board Roles and Responsibilities

March 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Support Connections, 61 Woolwich St. North
Breslau, Ontario N0B 1M0 Canada
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$45

This is a perfect workshop for someone new to the role of Board member or someone looking for a bit of a refresher. By the end of the session you will understand the role of the board as well as the role of each individual board member. You will also be able to identify five primary areas of Board responsibility, including planning and evaluation, human resource and financial stewardship as well as risk management and community and stakeholder relations. Lastly,…

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May 2018

Trends, Challenges and Opportunities in Not-For-Profit Governance (Part 1)

May 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
RLB LLP Guelph Office, 197 Hanlon Creek Boulevard, Unit 103
Guelph, Ontario N1C 0A1 Canada
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$45 - $59

Based on a recent survey of Waterloo-Wellington charities and not-for-profit organizations, Don McDermott and other associates from BoardSupport.ca will describe current trends and examples of how your organization will be successful in the future. In a two part series using discussion and case studies, and allowing plenty of time for questions and examples, they will talk about: Session 1 (May 10): Best board practices for Strategic Planning What is Enterprise Risk and how do we include this process in our operations? Is Partnering…

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June 2018

Trends, Challenges and Opportunities in Not-For-Profit Governance (Part 2)

June 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
RLB LLP Guelph Office, 197 Hanlon Creek Boulevard, Unit 103
Guelph, Ontario N1C 0A1 Canada
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$45 - $59

Based on a recent survey of Waterloo-Wellington charities and not-for-profit organizations, Don McDermott and other associates from BoardSupport.ca will describe current trends and examples of how your organization will be successful in the future. In a two part series using discussion and case studies, and allowing plenty of time for questions and examples, they will talk about: Session 1 (May 10): Best board practices for Strategic Planning What is Enterprise Risk and how do we include this process in our operations? Is…

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