Monday, February 28, 2011

Free Workshops for Volunteers

HRM Volunteer Services is offering the following workshops free to people who volunteer in the community. Please pass along the information to any contacts or networks you deem appropriate. To register, email or call 490-1946

Community Art Workshop
March 15. 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Bloomfield Centre, Room 201
Turn your neighbourhood into a creative and inviting space. This workshop will discuss tools and techniques to mobile your community using community art.

Effective Meetings: How to Invigorate and Energize
March 23. 6:30 – 8:30pm
Bloomfield Centre Room 201
Imagine if meetings were more exciting than going to the movies for two hours. Using Lenconi’s book, Death by Meeting, as a backdrop we’ll look at how to have productive meetings where people leave more energized than when they came. Topics include the chair’s role, team building, decision making, mining for conflict and having different meetings for different purposes. Rules of order will not be discussed.

Volunteer Trends
April 4. 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Location TBA
Learn about how volunteering is changing and the state of the voluntary sector. We will discuss how to use these trends affect organizations and to better recruit new volunteers.

Strategic Planning
April 13. 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Bloomfield Centre Room 201
A Strategic Plan sets the direction of an organization for the next year or two. All important decisions are based on the plan. Learn the importance of strategic planning, how to create a plan, tips and how to implement once complete.

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