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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

Jun
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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
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12
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2019
5:30 pm EVCO Leadership Series – Executi... @ The Almanac on Whyte
EVCO Leadership Series – Executi... @ The Almanac on Whyte
Jun 12 @ 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. Wine & Wisdom is your chance to network with … Continue reading EVCO Leadership Series – Executive Director Wine & Wisdom
Aug
13
Tue
2019
8:30 am Alberta Board Member Essentials ... @ ECVO Training Room
Alberta Board Member Essentials ... @ ECVO Training Room
Aug 13 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Alberta Board Member Essentials - Summer 2019 Session @ ECVO Training Room
The Alberta Board Member Essentials Program (ABME) was built by Albertans for Albertans, and is designed to support the growth of new and developing board members. ABME is a multi-part training program that combines online learning with in-person … Continue reading Alberta Board Member Essentials – Summer 2019 Session

ECVO Blog

Volunteer Management…is dead!

by Sharon Ruyter, ECVO Projects & Events Manager

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