The theme for this year's Leaders in Volunteer Engagement conference is:
BREAKING FORWARD- From Pandemic to Possibilities
Join us for three (3) 2.5 hour virtual sessions on Tuesday May 4th, Thursday May 6th and Wednesday May 12th
11:00 am to 1:00 pm EST (8am – 10:30am PST; 12pm – 2:30pm AST)
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- May 4th: Advocacy: Building Partnerships for our Profession
Join Reva Cooper as she hosts a discussion with representatives of Volunteer Canada, Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada (VMPC), Imagine Canada, the Ontario Volunteer Centre Network, and the Ontario Nonprofit Network on the advocacy initiatives underway by each organization and how we can strengthen our efforts through collective action. Visit Conference Sessions for session information and presenter profiles.
- May 6th : Health & Safety to welcome Volunteers "Back to Work"
As we break forward from the pandemic, ensuring the health and safety of volunteers and ourselves is key to successfully welcoming volunteers "back to work'. Angele Poitras, a psychological health and safety advisor brings us "Neck-Up Safety: Mental Health" providing information on taking care of you, volunteers, resiliency, and mental health. Sue Boychuk joins in with her presentation on "Workplace Safety 101 in a '19' World helping us put the Covid-19 health and safety puzzle together in a practical way. Visit Conference Sessions for session information and presenter profiles.
- May 12th: Are We Giving Volunteers the Right Tools? Applying a Trauma-Informed Approach to Volunteerism.
Rami Shami has been serving within Hospice Palliative Care for over three decades. A strong advocate for the development and provision of volunteer programs and services that support individuals living with a life-limiting illness, their caregivers, and those who are bereaved, Rami will introduce the principles of Trauma-Informed Care and provide ways on how to apply a Trauma-Informed Approach to volunteer training and management. Visit Conference Sessions for session information and presenter profiles.
Congratulations to Debbi Leith, winner of the Early Bird Draw and to our door prize winners Paula Speevak, Laura Lafantaisie and Nicole Barich-Williams!
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Thank you to our In-Kind Sponsors