Workshops & Training

Workshops & Training

Community Services

JobWorkshop-imgBelow is a list of the workshops being offered by Community Services, as well as our Volunteer workshops. Click on the title of the workshop for a full description and to register.





  • Workshop: Fund Development Overview Dates: February 16th, 23rd, March 1st & 8th, 2016, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: BDO, #400 – 1631 Dickson Avenue, Kelowna Cost: $199 Register Now 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 Major Gifts, Planned ...
  • Workshop: Fund Development Overview 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 ...

Volunteering

  • Workshop: Getting Started with Volinspire We are excited to announce the release of Volinspire, a local community platform that helps you better engage, manage and recruit new and existing volunteers. Whether you need new volunteers or not, Volinspire will help you put your volunteers first, improving communication, engagement and retention. To learn more about Volinspire and to learn how to get started in 3 easy steps, download their brochure by clicking HERE. Volinspire publicly launched in Kelowna on December 3, 2015. ...
  • Workshop: Overview of Volunteer Management Dates: April 18th, 19th, 25th & 26th, 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
  • Workshop: Board Boot Camp 101 Date: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: TBA Cost: Free Register Now 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 ...
  • Workshop: Board Boot Camp 201 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 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
  • Workshop: Board Boot Camp 201 Date: Tuesday, April 12th, 2016, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: TBA Cost: $25 per Organization Register Now 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 ...
  • Workshop: Board Boot Camp 101 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 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. Upcoming Workshops The Love Languages of Volunteers: How to Speak Them Fluently Date: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Register Now Description: This workshop’s sub-title is The Love Languages of Volunteers: ...
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