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2017 PD Series - Volunteers: An Essential Resource

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17 Major's Path

St. John's, NL A1A 4Z9

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Volunteers are the most important resource community organizations have! Having access to people who are willing to work together for the betterment of their community and themselves is a valuable resource. On October 27, Darlene Scott of the Community Sector Council will l help us better understand the benefits that volunteers bring to our organization. She will address topics such as: understanding why people volunteer, what motivates volunteers, the importance of screening your volunteers, how to retain and acknowledge volunteers, as well as current volunteering trends in Newfoundland and Labrador. If you have volunteers or want to increase your volunteer base, this is a must-see presentation

Darlene Scott, Senior Program Associate with Community Sector Council, and has extensive understanding of Volunteering in NL and for many years educating boards, non-profits and companies on Volunteer Management. She will share her knowledge and leave you with many best practices for us to use. She has more than 30 years of research, planning, and project management experience. Darlene holds degrees in Sociology and Social Work from Memorial University and is a former Executive Director of the East Coast Trail Association. She is a former board member of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Newfoundland and Labrador, and the East Coast Trail Association. Darlene is a former print journalist with the Daily News and the Evening Telegram in St. John’s.

Introducing the session is Celina Stoyles, Executive Director of Kids Eat Smart Foundation NL. Celina helps her team manage, motivate and recognize over 6100+ Volunteers in their Kids Eat Smart Clubs in NL.

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