Upcoming Workshops

Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance

The Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance is a partnership between two volunteer centres in our area; PIN, The People and Information Network (Guelph) and the Volunteer Action Centre Waterloo Region (VAC) to provide targeted professional development in the Region of Waterloo and Wellington County.

This enriched Education and Training service for community benefit organizations offers specialized training and consultation on board governance, organizational wellness and volunteer engagement.


New to the role of Board member or looking for a refresher?

By the end of the session you will understand the role of the board as well as the role of each individual board member. You will also be able to identify five primary areas of Board responsibility, including planning and evaluation, human resource and financial stewardship as well as risk management and community and stakeholder relations. Lastly, you will have an understanding of the role of the Executive Director in relation to the Board of Directors.

By the end of the session you will be able to:

  • Define the role of the board
  • Identify and describe five primary areas of Board responsibility
  • Identify primary board types
  • Understand the role of the Executive Director in relationship to the board

To register for this workshop, click here.


The WWLA  team is thrilled to again host the Volunteer Management Hybrid Conference in Kitchener.        

The Future Is Now.  Tech trends transforming 2020 and beyond.

This unique hybrid event will broadcast valuable content from leaders of volunteers from all over North America and include peer-to-peer discussions that will help problem solve and examine new concepts within the voluntary sector. 

Leaders of volunteers presenting include:

  • Rob Jackson – ‘World of Mouth’
  • Liza J. Dyer, CVA – ‘How to Prepare Your Organization for the Robotic Workforce’
  • Amira Barger, CVA, CFRE – ‘The BIG 4: How to Engage Volunteers as “Triangle Supporters” Using Technology’
  • Erin Spink, CVA ‘Becoming a Data-Informed Volunteer Engagement Professional’

Valuable information that you can utilize in your daily work as leaders of volunteers. 

Space is limited. Light refreshments and lunch provided. 

To register for this workshop, click here

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Volunteer Action Centre
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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