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Is your organization looking to update its bylaws to stay current in an evolving non-profit sector? In Spring 2018, the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations is partnering with the Government of Alberta and the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission to deliver an interactive Bylaws Lab with non-profits registered under the Societies Act. Representatives from Edmonton non-profits will gather on four separate occasions to work through updating their bylaws while learning the best practices of doing so. The Lab dates are to be determined, but will likely be held in late-Q1... Read more
If you believe in the value of Edmonton’s nonprofit sector and you would like be part of ECVO’s change agenda, we have a chair for you at our boardroom table. ECVO is looking for energetic, passionate people to:
Executive Directors, you're invited to a night of insightful conversation, beer and delicious appetizers. This High Spirits event is your chance to connect and chat with fellow Executive Directors and learn about their experience in the nonprofit sector. The theme of this High Spirits event is combatting burnout in non-profit leaders. Research finds many nonprofit staff are at risk of burnout, given the tendency towards greater emotional involvement in their work and the feeling that what they do has direct impact on others. Join Ione Challborn (CMHA Edmonton Region) ... Read more
HR in a Box Returns this Fall! ECVO, in partnership with the Talent Pool, is delighted to bring back last fall's HR in a Box series. Series 2 will reinforce the foundations shared in 2016 but with a problem solving focus. Case studies will be at the core of the 2017 sessions to help you implement practical solutions in your everyday HR practices. Workforce Planning Read more
Partnerships and collective impact initiatives are multiplying in Canada as cross-sectional collaborators come together to address complex social issues. Partnering can be highly challenging to those involved and often fall short of expectations. A successful partnership requires highly skill... Read more