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Newsletter No. 25 | November 2015

New FREE Online Course!

Announcing our newest online course – completely FREE for all Volunteer Toronto Subscribers! 

Orientation & Training is the newest course in the Volunteer Management Basics series. Learn about planning an effective orientation, providing meaningful training and teaching adults with various learning skills and styles. The 5 pre-recorded online learning modules in this course are available to all subscribers and to anyone who purchases access to one of our paid courses.

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 Volunteer Boundaries Training

Volunteer Boundaries & Consequences for Crossing Them

WHEN: Thursday, November 19, 2015
TIME: 9:30am - 12:30pm
LOCATION: Volunteer Toronto
COST: $70 Regular Rate/ $40 Full Subscriber Rate 


Learn about creating boundaries between you and your volunteers, and your volunteers and your clients in this interactive workshop. Also, discover why volunteers violate these boundaries and explore effective consequences for those volunteers.  



Are Your Volunteer Positions High Risk?

WHEN: Wednesday, November 25, 2015
TIME: 9:30am-11:00am
LOCATION: Volunteer Toronto
COST: FREE for Full Subscribers


Before you can recruit, screen and train your volunteers, it is important to assess and mitigate any risks that may be involved in their work with your community and organization. Understanding and accounting for risks is a major component in planning volunteer roles. Join this Subscriber Circle discussion on assessing your volunteer roles and diminishing risk to ensure volunteer programs are safe and effective.

Subscriber Circles are discussion groups available for Full Subscribers of Volunteer Toronto only.




“Rethinking Retention”

WHEN: Thursday, December, 2015
TIME: 9:30am-12:30pm
LOCATION: Volunteer Toronto
COST: $70 Regular Rate / $40 Full Subscriber Rate


Retaining volunteers is a consistent challenge for volunteer managers. In this interactive workshop, we'll look at how you value and define successful volunteer retention, examine volunteer succession plan opportunities and explore the creation of project-based volunteer roles as a retention tool. Driven by volunteer manager feedback from across the city, we'll determine the best ways to maintain and value your volunteers - while rethinking and re-energizing your retention practices.




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