Events and Conferences
October 18, 2012
Fierce Conversations in Not-for-Profit Organizations: Leaders Forum 2012
Click here for more information and to register
October 25 – 26, 2012
ADR Institute of Canada National Conference
Information available soon on their website
November 19 – 21, 2012
BC Non-Profit Housing Association Annual Conference
For information: click here
Professional Development Opportunities
Visit Volunteer Victoria for ongoing workshops. Click here for their website.
Vantage Point - Vancouver. Visit their website for ongoing professional development and events.
Governance Lab: Lead your board from micro-management to macro-governance.Do you dream of a highly engaged and mission-driven board? This five month program is an opportunity to advance the effectiveness and efficiency of your Board by specifically working with the Board Chair, Executive Director, and Vice (Incoming) Chair.
Governance Lab Fraser Valley launches September 7.
Governance Lab Vancouver! Launches September 12.
For more information on these learning opportunities, click here.
Leaders Lab: Lead, govern and manage your organization with excellence
This unique four month learning opportunity will touch on six essential functions to building a strong organizational foundation: governance, legal requirements, human resources, mission measurement, fund development and financial management. Starting September 11, join us to learn from, and network with, other not-for-profit leaders. For more information, click here.
Understanding the BC Society Act - September 7, 2012
Do you know if your organization is in compliance with the Society Act? This session will review how this Act affects the ongoing work of your board and organization.
Board Basics: Roles and Responsibilities - September 18, 2012
This workshop focuses on board members' key responsibilities and provides tools to develop stronger board recruitment, orientation, meeting management, committee structures and evaluation techniques.
For more information and to register for all of our workshops, visit Vantage Points Programs and Events page and click on the Workshops tab.
Other Training Opportunities
Canadian Association of Gift Planners - The Original Canadian Gift Planning
The "boot camp" of this planned giving education is not an introductory course. It is comprehensive, intensive, and approved for Continuing Education units from both CFRE and Advocis. For further information, visit http://www.cagp-acpdp.org/en/education.aspx
For a variety of training venues and topics from Governance to Community Engagement, Educating your Board, and Building Programs that people will want to attend, visit www.help4nonprofits.com/Training.htm
Offers a current Provincial Training Calendar for volunteer management and the voluntary sector. This calendar is a joint initative of Volunteer BC and the Administrators of Volunteer Resources (AVRBC). A clearinghouse of upcoming workshops, classes, and seminars is listed online. If you have an upcoming event that you would like added to the calendar, you can also email the details for uploading to firstname.lastname@example.org. To view this valuable resource, go towww.volunteerbc.bc.ca/events/training.html.
Volunteer Victoria is pleased to present the following upcoming workshops. To register for any workshops below please visit:www.volunteervictoria.eventbrite.ca.
Unraveling the Mystery of VolWeb
Have you ever asked “How do I post a volunteer position?” or “What can I do to attract more volunteers with my posting?” or “I can’t remember my user name and password!” If using VolWeb is a challenge, this is for you! We are offering our agencies one-on-one support with VolWeb, every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month, from 9am-12pm. We’re here to help with your questions about VolWeb and support you in creating eye-catching volunteer position descriptions. Call 250.386.2269 or email us at email@example.com to book your appointment.
For information on other upcoming conferences, events, and workshops, please visit our Partner Centres:
BC Centre for Safe Schools and Communities
BC Centre for Social Responsibility