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INVITATION: Final "Volunteering Matters" Conference, Morin Heights

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--October 14, 2016.


What is the future of volunteering?

Healthy organizations depend on active volunteers to deliver all kinds of vital community services, yet many organizations today are struggling to find the people they need to carry out their mission.

Learn how you can start building a more effective volunteer program

Please join the Morin Heights Historical Association (MHHA), the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) as we tackle current challenges in the volunteer sector.

WHERE: Ste-Eugène Church/Église Ste-Eugène, 148 chemin Watchorn, Morin Heights
DATE: Friday, October 28, 2016
TIME: From 9: a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Strengthen your group’s appeal with younger volunteers

With morning presenter Kira Page, Facilitator and Membership Outreach Coordinator,
Centre for Community Organizations (CoCO)

“Engaging and retaining young volunteers”
How to craft and deliver your message in the 21st century

· Opportunities young people look for
· Tools and strategies for pitching to youth
· Setting organizational goals for the coming year


Improve your ability to recruit effective, committed board members

With afternoon presenter Juniper Belshaw, Facilitator and Funding Development Coordinator, Centre for Community Organizations (CoCO)

“Active leaders, vital communities”
Explore the fundamentals of non-profit governance:

· Key components of the recruitment process
· How to broaden community representation
· What keeps volunteers engaged?

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.


This is a FREE event but you must REGISTER in advance.

RSVP to Don Stewart, Morin Heights Historical Association: