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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.

Current and future non-profit leaders are cordially invited to join the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) in Knowlton as we seek answers to critical questions facing volunteer boards today.

WHERE: Knowlton United Church, 234 Knowlton Road, Knowlton, Quebec
WHEN: Friday, September 23, 2016
TIME: From 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Help to create and sustain a culture of respect and co-operation in your community

With morning presenter David Carey, professional trainer
Achieve Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance

“Dealing with Difficult People: Leadership Skills for Stronger Boards”
Acquire tools and strategies for changing the behaviour of various types of difficult person, such as:

· How to exert positive influence

· Choosing your intervention style

· When and how to proceed with dismissal


Improve your success at selecting and recruiting governance volunteers.

With afternoon presenter Juniper Belshaw,
Centre for Community Organizations (CoCO)

“Active Leaders, Vital Communities: Keys to Recruiting Great Board Members”

Tired of last-minute scrambling to fill a vacancy? Join and learn these board-development basics:

· Key components of the recruitment process

· Building diversity into non-profit boards

· What keeps volunteers motivated?

In this workshop participants will discuss strategies for identifying board prospects and creating opportunities for leadership-skills development within your community or organization.

Cost: $35 for QAHN members; $45 for non-members. Price includes lunch and refreshments.

Space is limited. Please click here for program and registration details. For more information or to register, please contact me at Or call (toll-free) 1-877-964-0409 (or local) 819-564-9595.

Made possible by a financial contribution from the Department of Canadian Heritage, these conferences are of particular interest to volunteers serving on non-profit governing boards.