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With support, Alberta nonprofits learn, grow, and thrive. Connect your nonprofit to helpful information with our webinars and workshops.

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Your organization’s interests, challenges, and opportunities are important – with your valuable input, we create learning opportunities that meet your nonprofits needs.

Browse our upcoming learning opportunities here, and check out other nonprofit workshops, seminars, courses, and webinars on our Community Learning Opportunities page.
If there is an area you think we should cover in the future, please let us know.

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Workshops and Presentations

Are you ready for a new approach to volunteer engagement? We offer several workshops and presentations – learn more about what we offer!

Thank you for inviting Volunteer Alberta to speak at your event. We’ve had a very successful and engaging year and are fully booked for the remainder of 2018!

Start planning or booking 2019 workshops today – fill out our request form.

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2018 Learning and Professional Development

January

10 Steps to Screening
Prerecorded webinar and live Q&A
January 16

Learn about the 10 Steps to Screening and how to scale and apply them to your organization to minimize risk and support your volunteers, clients, and community.

February

10 Steps to Screening
Prerecorded webinar and live Q&A
February 6

Learn about the 10 Steps to Screening and how to apply and scale them to your organization to minimize risk and support your volunteers, clients, and community.

March

Screening Volunteers In. Not Out.
In-Person Workshop
Date and location will be announced in early February

Discover how to implement effective screening practices in your organization to ensure you get the best fit for your volunteer roles. Learn more about crafting volunteer positions, using police checks, and the 10 Steps to Screening.

Hanna Volunteer Engagement Forum.
Hanna Learning Centre (Hanna Volunteer Association)
March 23,2018

Join Volunteer Alberta and Hanna Volunteer Association to explore the big picture of volunteer engagement and screening. We will also explore the role that nonprofit leaders play in Alberta.

This strategic thinking session addresses the intersections of participation, protection, and privacy as it relates to the issue to volunteer engagement and screening.

April

Engaging Skilled Volunteers
Online Workshop
April 4

Explore how to tailor your organizations’ volunteer opportunities to volunteers’ unique talents and passions to create a win-win for both you and your volunteers.

May

Fraud: Reducing Your Organization’s Risk
Online Workshop
May 15

Fraud comes in many forms and can include cyber attacks, bookkeeping, or fraudulent vendors or contractors. Learn how to reduce the risks for your organization.

Risk Management & Volunteer Screening
In-Person Workshop and Panel
Date and Location TBD

Stay tuned! More information to come.

June, July, August

Summer Break – No VA Learning Events

September

Screening Volunteers In. Not Out.
Online Workshop
September 13

Discover how to implement effective screening practices in your organization to ensure you get the best fit for your volunteer roles. Learn more about crafting volunteer positions, using police checks, and the 10 Steps to Screening.

October

Skilled Volunteerism: Rethink How You Work With People
Online Workshop
October 4

Explore how to tailor your organizations’ volunteer opportunities to volunteers’ unique talents and passions to create a win-win for both you and your volunteers.

An Introduction to Social Innovation
Online Workshop
October 23

This presentation is an introduction to the world of social innovation. Join Volunteer Alberta to learn about the social innovation journey, and what tools exist to help tackle some of our most challenging and complex issues.

November

Screening Volunteers In. Not Out.
Online Workshop
November 1

Discover how to implement effective screening practices in your organization to ensure you get the best fit for your volunteer roles. Learn more about crafting volunteer positions, using police checks, and the 10 Steps to Screening.

Fraud: Reducing Your Organization’s Risk
Online Workshop
November 28

Fraud comes in many forms and can include cyber attacks, bookkeeping, or fraudulent vendors or contractors. Learn how to reduce the risks for your organization.

December

Skilled Volunteerism: Rethink How You Work With People
Online Workshop
December 5

Happy International Volunteer Day! Explore how to tailor your organizations’ volunteer opportunities to volunteers’ unique talents and passions to create a win-win for both you and your volunteers.

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