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KVRC Volunteer Workshop Series 2019-2020

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VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT

Kylene Mellor, VMPNS Board Member & Manager of Volunteer Resources, IWK

Wednesday October 30th 2019

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

KVRC Office

Are you a group or organization that relies on volunteers to move your work forward? Are you unsure where to start when it comes to recruiting those volunteers (or how to change it up when what you’ve been doing isn’t’ working as well as it used to)? Kylene will take you through a variety of recruitment strategies, tips, and tools you can use to help increase your success.


INTRODUCTION TO GRANT PROPOSAL WRITING

Brenda Wallace Allen, Kitchen Table Consulting

Saturday November 16th 2019

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

KVRC Office

Are you new to proposal writing or do you want a quick refresher? If so, this workshop is for you! In three hours, we will cover how to write a standard grant proposal to a typical funder. This will include 1. A discussion of who provides grants 2. The basic elements of a grant proposal 3. Some "do's" and "don'ts" of writing and submitting a grant proposal

ONLINE TOOLS TO HELP TEAM PLANNING

Genevieve Allen Hearn, Kitchen Table Consulting

Wednesday February 12th

6:30 – 8:30 pm

NSCC Kingstec, Computer Lab

This workshop will take place in a computer lab, and will focus on Google Drive and how this can be used as a powerful tool to manage teamwork. Participants will be introduced to additional project management software as well. *Pre-requisite: All participants must have a gmail account set-up before the workshop. If you need help doing this contact KVRC office.

SOCIAL ACCELERATOR 2020

Shaun Whynacht, Digital Marketing Specialist at Blue Cow Marketing

Tuesday March 10th

6:30 – 8:30 pm

KVRC Office

This 2 hour workshop will give you the key competencies needed to understand & excel at using social media for your organization. The agenda is highly customized around the questions you need answered for your own development. If you are involved with social media, you need to attend this event. Shaun would like to tailor this workshop to your needs – please fill out the following form after registering on Eventbrite https://share.hsforms.com/1z_xQ4baHRKGuaVxn9D5qTw3npj1

YOUTH PANEL ON VOLUNTEERISM

Wednesday April 8th 2019

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

KVRC Office

Join a panel discussion of Kings County youth who choose to volunteer in our community. Discover what motivates them, what challenges they experience when volunteering, and their suggestions for us to consider when working with youth who volunteer.

5th ANNUAL VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM

Wednesday May 13th

8:30 am – 3:30 pm, NSCC Kingtec

Organized by the Kings Volunteer Resource Centre, our 5th Annual Volunteer Leadership Symposium will include keynote speakers, learning sessions, and a chance to network with volunteers and volunteer organizations in the Kings County region.

Nominal admission fee and lunch will be provided.

Pre-registration for the Symposium will be required and will not open until mid-April on Eventbrite.

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