REGIONAL TRAINING AND COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS
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Volunteer BC in collaboration with the Administrators of Volunteer Resources of BC (AVRBC) and the New Directions for BC’s Non-Profit Sector Project comprised of the Voluntary Organizations Consortium of BC (VOC BC), the Social Planning & Research Council of BC (SPARCBC) and the Vancity Foundation are excited to offer full day learning opportunities on Vancouver Island and in Prince George.
These events are the first of many “Regional Training and Community Conversations” to be offered throughout BC. There are plans for additional sessions in Kelowna and Coquitlam in January 2014 and in the Kootenays, Northern BC and the Lower Mainland in the spring of 2014.
REGIONAL TRAINING AND COMMUNITY CONVERSATION DETAILS
A full day of workshops will cover the following:
REGIONAL TRAINING LOCATIONS
Location: Maritime Heritage Centre, 621 N Island Highway, Campbell River
Fee: $35/members & $50/non-members
Note: Registration fees include continental breakfast and lunch.
For more details email: email@example.com or call 250.287.8111 with your contact information. Then, follow up with payment by cash or cheque before Nov. 20th.No refunds after Nov. 19th.
Location: Island Savings Center, 2687 James Street, Duncan
Time: 8:30am – 4pm
Registration Info email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250.748.2133
Location: Cedar Hill Golf Course Club House, 1400 Derby Road , Victoria
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Fee: $59/members & $79/non-members
Registration details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/event/9166121115
Location: Columbus Centre, 7201 Domano Blvd, Prince George
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (pre-registration required)
Fee: $20 (incl. working lunch and parking)
Registration details: click here!
Introducing … Board of Director 2013-2014
Presenting the Winners of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals
Three outstanding leaders in the volunteer sector were awarded Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals for their contribution and dedication to strengthening volunteerism in the province. The medals were awarded at Volunteer BC’s – Volunteer Futures Conference.
The medal recipients were chosen for their remarkable commitment and willingness to serve their community. Medals were awarded to:
Laurel D’Andrea, Publisher – Beyond 50 Magazine based out of Kelowna. Her passion in the community unites businesses creatively with non-profits throughout the Central Okanagan.
Anne-Marie Koeppen, Volunteer Cowichan has over 20+ years as an administrator of volunteers. Her positive attitude and professionalism, and her network of contacts across BC and Alberta have made her a key figure for the volunteer sector of the Cowichan Valley and beyond.
Elizabeth Specht, Executive Director – Volunteer Richmond Information Services (VRIS). She has been a leader in the non-profit field for over 28 years. As Executive Director of VRIS, she is responsible for the development of mission-driven innovative and sustainable programs.
From its inception in 1990 to now, Volunteer Terrace promotes the need to aid others. Originally the Terrace Community Volunteer Bureau and Seniors Information Access Centre, Volunteer Terrace has expanded its network and support area throughout the years. Volunteer Terrace defers volunteers to non-profit agencies throughout the community, acting as a central organization of volunteerism. Furthermore, this centre runs help and care programs for elders and the disabled, financial support to those in need and a literacy program to promote literacy among adults…
Clarifying the Differences between BC Criminal Record Reviews and Police/RCMP Record Checks
Do you know the difference between BC Criminal Record Reviews and Police/RCMP Record Checks? And which option is best for your organization?
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