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Breaking Volunteer Barriers: A Recap of November’s Think Tank Conversation

by Sharon Ruyter Think Tank Conversations are bi-monthly communities of practice for those who manage, coordinate and engage volunteers in Edmonton. The space we’ve created is one of discussion, networking and working through the trends, challenges and success volunteer engagement specialists face in their roles. The Fall 2018 lineup of Think Tank Conversations are about Risk. First up was the September Think Tank where we tackled the question of risk and what it actually means in our organizations. The final Think Tank of 2018 explored risk through the lens of inclusion. Read on for what Thi... Read more

Risky Business: A Recap of September’s Think Tank Conversation

by Sharon Ruyter Think Tank Conversations are bi-monthly communities of practice for those who manage, coordinate and engage volunteers in Edmonton. The space we’ve created is one of discussion, networking and working through the trends, challenges and success volunteer engagement specialists face in their roles. The Fall 2018 lineup of Think Tank Conversations are about Risk. First up was the September Think Tank where we tackled the question of risk and what it actually means in our organizations. Read on for what Think Tankers had to say.  Read more

Upcoming Events

Apr
29
Mon
2019
5:30 pm EVCO Leadership Series – Executi... @ The Almanac on Whyte
EVCO Leadership Series – Executi... @ The Almanac on Whyte
Apr 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Edmonton Area Executive Directors, join your peers in a casual atmosphere where leaders can connect, learn, and break down those pesky silos that persist in the sector. Please note: ticket prices for this special edition of … Continue reading EVCO Leadership Series – Executive Director Wine, Wisdom, & Welcome
May
8
Wed
2019
2:00 pm 2019 Annual General Meeting @ Old Timers Cabin
2019 Annual General Meeting @ Old Timers Cabin
May 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
This year’s Annual General Meeting lands at a potential crossroads for non-profits across the province. Claim your spot in the conversation as we look to the future for Alberta’s non-profit community. This year’s Annual General … Continue reading 2019 Annual General Meeting
Jun
3
Mon
2019
all day Partnership Brokers Training @ TBD
Partnership Brokers Training @ TBD
Jun 3 – Jun 6 all day
A 4-day skills development course for those brokering and managing multi-stakeholder partnerships… Partnerships and collective impact initiatives are multiplying in Alberta, as cross-sectorial collaborators come together to positively advance social issues. But partnering is highly … Continue reading Partnership Brokers Training

ECVO Blog

Volunteer Management…is dead!

by Sharon Ruyter, ECVO Projects & Events Manager

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