Workshops & Training

Workshops & Training

JobWorkshop-imgBelow is a list of the workshops and training being offered by the Community Services department. These workshops are focused for nonprofits, volunteer managers and volunteers. Click on the title of the workshop for a full description and to register.





Workshops Focused on Nonprofits

  • Facilitating Workshop: Take Your Skills to the Next Level Dates: June 8 & 15, 2016, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: KCR, #120 – 1735 Dolphin Avenue Cost: $25 includes BOTH sessions Facilitator: Kerry Rempel, MBA, BPE, Professor, Okanagan School of Business, Okanagan College Register Now Audience: These two half days are aimed at facilitators who have led training sessions and want to enhance their skills. Through interactive learning, participants will gain: Understanding of training best practices; Ability to categorize learning preferences using the VARK approach; Ability to recognize key learner behaviours and ...
  • Workshop: Fund Development Overview Fall 2016 Dates: September 15th, 22nd, 29th & October 6th, 2016, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: Kelowna Community Resources, #120 – 1735 Dolphin Avenue, Kelowna Cost: $199 Registration Opening Soon Description: This 4-day course is an overview essential for those working in, or interested in working in, the area of fund development for their non-profit organization. The course content will help you: Explore strategies to attract First Time Donors and build relationships to develop Repeat and Consistent Donors Learn how to foster ...
  • The New Societies Act: What You Need To Know There are more than 27,000 non-profit societies in BC, providing services and programs that touch virtually every citizen. The BC Society Act, which provides the rules for governance and incorporation of non-profits, is set for important changes. The official proclamation of the new Societies Act will take place in November 2016, and there will be a two-year transition period by which time all societies in BC will have to make the switch to the new ...

Workshops Focused on Volunteerism

  • Workshop Series: Nourishing Managers of Volunteers Free Workshop Series: “Nourishing Managers of Volunteers” – Encourage one another & Expand our knowledge during these lunch hour gatherings held the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Block one hour in our calendar every month during 2016 and then register for one workshop at a time. Supported by AVRBC –Administrators of Volunteer Resources BC. Upcoming Workshops Supported by AVRBC What’s in Your Wallet? Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Location: KCR, #120 – 1735 Dolphin ...
  • Workshop: Board Boot Camp 101 Fall 2016 Dates: September 27th, 2016, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Cost: Free Registration Opening Soon You’re standing on the sidelines of your daughter’s soccer game, completely engaged in the game. A parent approaches you and says, “hey, you’ve come to every game and practice. You must really enjoy watching her play”. You nod in the affirmative, eyes still on your daughter. The parent then says, “we’re looking for a few parents to help us out organizing the soccer club. ...
  • Workshop: Board Boot Camp 201 Fall 2016 Date: October 4th, 2016, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Cost: $25 per organization Registration Opening Soon It’s 6:30pm. You’ve been up since 6:00am and have just put in a full day at work. Your head and stomach are telling you it’s time for dinner. And you’re still sitting in a not-for-profit board meeting that started at 4:30 … which was supposed to wrap up at 5:45pm. Suddenly, you hear, “I nominate for Board Chair”. What?! Maybe your ...
  • Workshop: Overview of Volunteer Management Fall 2016 Dates: October 24th, 25th, 31st & November 1st, 2016, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: Kelowna Community Resources, #120 – 1735 Dolphin Avenue, Kelowna Cost: $199, Includes materials and light refreshments Register: Registration Opening Soon Description: This 4-day workshop will help you attract and retain volunteers. Content is based on Canadian research, best practices and the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement. Read more about the 8 modules
KCR Refund Policy
Up to 4 days prior to the workshop: non-refundable amount = $50.00 (Effective July 31, 2012)
3 days or less: non-refundable amount = $100.00 (Effective July 31, 2012)
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