How to effectively manage volunteers

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 (3:00pm ET)
How can we guide volunteers on the right path? Learn how boundaries, policies & procedures and effective feedback can help you appropriately deal with challenging volunteers.

Sammy Feilchenfeld
Sammy Feilchenfeld is Volunteer Toronto’s Training Coordinator, providing on-site, on-demand and online training for volunteer managers across Toronto. Sammy brings a wealth of knowledge from his experiences and interactions with non-profit organizations and is a subject matter expert in volunteer legislation, policies & procedures and diversity.

Being Social with Social Media

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 (3:00pm ET)

Social media is a great way to promote your events and festivals, but it’s also so much more. It provides a way to reach new audiences, engage your community around exhibitions, and build your network. In this webinar we’ll cover topics such as:

  • What social media channels are out there and how to decide which ones should you be using
  • How to fit it all into your schedule
  • Inspiring examples of innovative social media campaigns from other nonprofits
  • Tips for creating and curating great content to keep your community engaged

Joyce Hsu, Techsoup Canada
Joyce manages TechSoup Canada's marketing and communication initiatives including product campaigns, branding, learning resources and community partnerships. Having previously worked in the charitable sector as a fundraiser, program staff and event planner, Joyce understands firsthand how technology can empower or hinder nonprofits. She has a deep love for the world of philanthropy and seeks to help nonprofits be more efficient and effective with technology.

Putting the F into Ag Education at your Fair - Food, Fitness and Fun!

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 (3:00pm ET)
Melissa will share the many opportunities and new resources available to fairs across Canada through Agriculture in the Classroom Canada and its member organizations. She will share AITC’s strategies to engage students and her ideas about putting the F into presentations and activities, that is...FOOD, FITNESS and FUN! Join Melissa for an uplifting and interactive webinar on bringing agriculture education to your fairs!

Melissa Clark, Agriculture in the Classroom
Melissa Clark is a Program Assistant for Agriculture in the Classroom Canada and is finishing up her Education Degree at the University of Saskatchewan. Melissa is passionate about agriculture education, and helping students understand where their food comes. Melissa is excited to share more about Agriculture in the Classroom’s engaging and interactive tools that can be developed and used at your local fair!