Upcoming workshops

Preventing Community Volunteer Burnout - Jan. 23, 2018 (Tuesday)

Description: This course covers burnout as a whole, how to identify and prevent it in ourselves, our peers, our teams and in the community.  With warmth and humour, Melanie Taylor will present personal and professional insights through an interactive presentation/discussion to prevent volunteer burnout in yourself and volunteers that you work with. The information will help identify:

  • Warning signs in yourself and others
  • Reduce stress and anxiety
  • Prevention strategies
  • Provide the framework for a Burnout Prevention Toolkit

Time:  5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Council Chambers, Airdrie City Hall, 400 Main Street SE, Airdrie

Cost $25.00 per person or $50 for nonprofit groups of up to four people

Deadline to register: Jan. 16, 2018

Maximum: 35 participants

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Grant Writing for Not for Profits - February 13, 2018 (Tuesday)

Description:  A tool that all not-for-profit organizations need to know. Learn how to develop proposals and write successful grants from start to finish.

Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Council Chambers, Airdrie City Hall, 400 Main Street SE, Airdrie

Cost $25.00 per person or $50 for nonprofit groups of up to four people

Deadline to register: Feb. 6, 2018 (registration is closed when maximum attendance is reached)

Maximum: 35 participants

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Business Planning for Not for Profits - March 13, 2018 (Tuesday)

Description: This process takes into account the not-for-profit’s mission and vision, the role of the board, and external environmental factors, such as the climate for fundraising. Ideally the business planning process also takes into consideration the potential for changes in basic assumptions about the not-for-profit’s operating environment. Additionally, the business planning process can address how the not-for-profit will prepare for future risks.

Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Council Chambers, Airdrie City Hall, 400 Main Street SE, Airdrie

Cost $25.00 per person or $50 for nonprofit groups of up to four people

Deadline to register: March 9, 2018, 4:30pm (registration is closed when maximum attendance is reached)

Maximum: 35 participants

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Board Development- Open Workshop - April 28, 2018 (Saturday)

Description:  The Open Workshop covers issues that concern all boards of incorporated non-profit societies including:

  • identifying ethical and legal responsibilities of boards and board members
  • understanding roles and responsibilities within your organization
  • formulating responsive policies
  • developing and making the best use of working committees
  • supporting strong board and senior staff relationships or ensuring that the work of the organization gets done if there is no senior staff
  • recruiting, orienting, training and evaluation of board members
  • this workshop does NOT include strategic planning

If you’re a new board member wanting to learn more about your role, or an experienced board member wishing to enhance your skills and work effectively as a team member then this workshop is for you.

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Airdrie City Hall, 400 Main Street SE, Airdrie

Cost $25.00 per person or $50 for nonprofit groups of up to four people

Deadline to register: April 20, 2018 (registration is closed when maximum attendance is reached)

Maximum: 25 participants

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Registration tips

Thank you for your interest in taking part in our workshops!

Here are some handy tips for registering for the workshops:

  • Have your credit card (Mastercard or Visa) ready.
  • Some of our workshops may require you to fill out a quick questionnaire. The information you provide will help us prepare a better workshop. We may be asking basic information about your workshop participants (such as their complete names for their certificates, their email addresses and you may want to let us know if they have any food allergies).
  • It is best to plan out how many participants your group will have (and who will be the ticket buyer and register for everyone) so you can avail of the group discount and avoid duplicate registrations.
 

Contact us


Community Development

P. 403.948.8800

F. 403.948.6567

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CANADA DAY - day in lieu
Jul 2, 2018:
CLOSED