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FREE Workshops for Grassroots Groups 

Grassroots Governance: Building A Structure That Fits 

Wednesday, September 21 from 10:00am-1:00pm, Volunteer Toronto 

Thursday, September 29 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm, Volunteer Toronto

This workshop covers the basics of developing an organizational identity and building legitimacy for grassroots groups. 

Perfect for: Groups who are in the process of reviewing and revising their current organizational structure; people who have an idea and are looking for inspiration and practical advice on starting a volunteer-run group. 


Work-Life Balance: Strategies For Resilient Grassroots Groups 

Thursday, October 13 from 6:00-9:00pm, Volunteer Toronto

Wednesday, November 9 from 10:00am-1:00pm, WoodGreen

This workshop considers some of the emotional and interpersonal challenges faced by leaders in grassroots organizations. 

Perfect for: Groups looking for practical advice on managing stress; groups who work closely with friends and family members. 



Grassroots Engagement: Building A Following 

Thursday, October 27 from 6:00pm-9:00pm, Volunteer Toronto

Wednesday, November 30 from 10:00am-1:00pm, WoodGreen

This workshop is designed to help groups design and implement marketing and engagement strategies to expand awareness of their group, and entice new volunteers, funders and supporters.

Perfect for
: Groups looking to increase their online presence, and learn how to navigate the rapidly expanding realm of social media; as well as groups struggling to manage current platforms. 


Grassroots Volunteer Management Basics 

Wednesday, October 12 from 10:00am -1:00pm, Volunteer Toronto 

Thursday, November 19 from 6:00pm - 1:00pm, Volunteer Toronto

This workshop takes participants through the steps of recruiting and retaining support volunteers. 

Perfect for
: Groups with a sizeable number of support volunteers; as well as groups planning ahead for an increase in volunteer capacity. 


Beyond Grassroots:
Planning and Managing Grassroots Growth

Thursday, November 24 from 6:00pm-9:00pm, Volutneer Toronto

Wednesday, December 13: 10:00am-1:00pm, Ralph Thornton Centre

This workshop helps groups to analyze their operations, and find new ways to manage time and resources more effectively. 

Perfect For: Groups seeking support in their growth and development as they become larger, more established organizations.  


Build Your Knowledge. 
Share Your Ideas. 
Grow Your Community. 

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more Upcoming Events

Becoming A Board Member (Sep 28)

Grassroots Governance: Building a Structure that Fits (Workshop A)

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Volunteer Toronto Office

344 Bloor Street West, Suite 404
Toronto, ON
M5S 3A7

T. 416-961-6888
F. 416.961.6859

Open To The Public



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