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 your calendar every month and then register for one workshop at a time.

Workshops provided by:
United Way of the Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen - logo

Upcoming Workshops

Your Best Volunteers – How to Keep them Happy & Coming Back
Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: KCR Community Resources, #200 – 620 Leon Avenue, Kelowna
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We all know the time and energy it takes to find volunteers. So, when we find great volunteers, we want to ensure we keep them. At this workshop, you will learn some tips and techniques for engaging, supporting and encouraging your volunteers.

Workshop Take-Aways:
  • Twelve Questions to measure volunteer satisfaction
  • Six Questions you can ask to keep your volunteers loyal and happy
  • Recognizing and Rewarding our Volunteers – come prepared to share the methods you currently use and hear what others have found to work and not work.

Facilitator: Faye Wales, BA, CHRL (certified human resources leader)
Faye is a human resources, training and communications professional with over 25 years’ experience in the corporate environment and as a consultant. She is currently the owner of People Time, a consultancy firm which provides a broad range of human resources services to small-medium sized businesses as well as the design, development and facilitation of employee training programs in the areas of management, leadership and customer relations.

Faye has recently moved to Kelowna from Burlington, Ontario and is enjoying life in BC. Faye worked as a volunteer for a number of not-for-profit organizations in Ontario and is now considering some volunteer opportunities in Kelowna.


July: No Session

August: No Session

September: No Session


Recognizing Flexibility in Volunteers Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: KCR Community Resources, #200 – 620 Leon Avenue, Kelowna

Facilitator: Stephanie Moore, BBA, Project Coordinator, KCR Community Resources
Stephanie Moore, Project Coordinator, KCR Community ResourcesStephanie Moore has worked in the Non-profit sector since 2001. Her career has included project coordination, business development, fitness, recreation, wellness, cultural services, tourism, fundraising, and non-profit development. This path has provided the experience of working alongside volunteers, supervising volunteers and reporting to volunteer boards and committees. Stephanie also enjoys giving back to the community and has volunteered her time to various local boards, committees, and fundraising events. Stephanie believes that matching the right volunteer to the right opportunity creates a positive and energized environment that is mutually beneficial.


Developing a Volunteer Advisory Group Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: KCR Community Resources, #200 – 620 Leon Avenue, Kelowna


December: No Session
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