Community Stories of Truth and Reconciliation – Coquitlam

DATE AND TIME

Thu, 8 June 2017

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT

 

LOCATION

Douglas College Auditorium

1250 Pinetree Way

Unceded territory of the coast salish people

Coquitlam, BC V3B 7X3


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Free opening reception with food and refreshments. All welcome. Accessible venue

We welcome you to this thoughtful and insightful community conversation on reconciliation and how community groups, volunteer boards, institutions and individuals can join in on the ongoing process.

 

There will be free appetizers and refreshment starting at 5 PM. Panel presentation begins at 6:00 PM.

 

Our event is free however we are accepting donations to help us cover our costs and in order to make a financial contribution to Spirit Of The Children, our local First Nations Support and Healing Organization.

 

Panel moderator: Dave Seaweed, Aboriginal Coordinator, Douglas College

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This workshop presents three simple and free ways volunteer programs and volunteers can update and innovate the way they activate their most valuable resource -- people-power! 


Time: 90 min
Good for: Volunteer groups, Organizers and Coordinators
Cost: $125 (10% off for CVC Members)


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Walk through your bylaws, making a motion, delegation, and equity of task assignment with an industry leader. Invest in your board and let's get them started off right! 

Time: 90 min
Good for: Boards or Committees
Cost: $125 (10% off for CVC Members)


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PAST TRAININGS: 

Community Stories of Truth and Reconciliation

Thursday, Jan 19th, 2017 

Anvil Centre Theater, 777 Columbia St. New Westminster, BC

Unceded territory of the Qayqayt First Nation

Free. All welcome. Free child-minding available. Accessible venue


Performance by Eden Fine Day at 6:00 pm. 

Panel begins at 6:30 pm.


We welcome you to this thoughtful and insightful community conversation on reconciliation and how community groups, volunteer boards, institutions and individuals can join in on the ongoing process.



Tuesday February  16, 2016

10:00 AM to Noon

Coquitlam City Centre Library

1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

She Needed Tech@Work to Help Her Volunteer – You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!

Presenter: Nate Taevs, Neil Squire Society

Technology is your friend when it comes to fully engaging the talent and skills of volunteers with disabilities. Find out how you can access funding to build tech-based accommodations to make sure your volunteer program is accessible. Where there is a will there is a way, so come find out all the ways to open your volunteer program to the time and talents of a wide range of people.


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Tuesday March 8, 2016

10:00 AM to Noon

Coquitlam City Centre Library

1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

12 Things Mystery Volunteers Learned From A Secret Sting Operation on Volunteer Programs!


Presenter: Stacy Ashton, Community Volunteer Connections

How confident are you that people calling to volunteer will come away feeling excited, encouraged and ready to make a commitment to your organization?  We sent Mystery Volunteers to eight organizations to find out.  They came back with a laundry list of low-cost, high-impact ways to make sure volunteers have a fabulous first contact experience.


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Thursday March 17, 2016

10:00 AM to Noon

Community Volunteer Connections

#200 - 25 King Edward Street

 

You Already Know It All – and We’re Going to Prove it! 

Presenter: Stacy Ashton, Community Volunteer Connections

Your colleagues in the field of volunteer management would love to know all the tricks, techniques and you’ve built into your programs, and you really want to know theirs. Bring your toughest volunteer program challenges to this workshop, and come away with all the solutions great minds have to offer. If you've ever wondered how other people manage volunteers, now is your chance to find out!


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Thursday April 28, 2016

10:00 AM to Noon

Location TBD 

Three Must-See Ways the Internet Can Save Your Volunteer Program!


Panel: Charity Village/Charity Republic/GoVolunteer Experts

Charity Village has amazing web-based training to enhance your volunteer engagement. GoVolunteer.ca is the most-used volunteer and board posting board in the Lower Mainland. Charity Republic is a web-based volunteer management database that makes it easy to track, schedule and manage your volunteers. Learn all about it at this info-packed workshop!


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Tuesday May 17, 2016

10:00 AM to Noon

Location TBD

Program Spotlight: She Built it From Scratch and YOU Can Find out How!


Presenter: Cheryl Galandie, Cottonwood, Connolly & Cypress Lodge Volunteer Services Coordinator

The Lodge Volunteer Program engages a team of volunteers who support people with severe mental illness at a 69-bed residential facility on the Riverview grounds.  Cheryl Galandie started the volunteer program almost from scratch in 2007, and it’s become a hotbed of innovative and impactful best practices in volunteer management. Find out how at this case study of volunteer management in action.


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