Join BCACG & Volunteer BC - at VOLUNTEER FUTURES & BCACG SYMPOSIUM 2019. We have combined our events to offer a cost-effective conference known for its inspiring keynote addresses, practical workshops and relevant sessions with plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues and volunteers from across BC. Join us to learn more about the Community Gaming Grant, volunteer engagement and more.
Registration fees include: All sessions, breakfast, lunch, coffee & refreshments.
Everyone is welcome! Volunteers, staff, board of directors, volunteer coordinators and from general public wanting to learn more about volunteerism and non-profit/charities sector can attend. Sign language interpreters are available making this event accessible for people who are deaf and hard of hearing.
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Thursday September 26 - 8:30 - 3:30 PM
Friday, September 27 - 8:30 - 3:00 PM
COURAGE TO LEAD
Virtually every time we have a tough decision to make as a leader, courage is required to shift from merely thinking about the right thing to do, to actually doing it. This fast-paced, interactive keynote will help you come to grips with how to access the courage you already possess . . . to lead regardless of the circumstances you find yourself in!
We are honoured to have David Gouthro, President of The Consulting Edge as the keynote at this year's Volunteer Futures & BCACG Symposium.
David’s keynotes and workshops leave audiences feeling renewed and ready. With 40 years experience in a wide range of public, private and not-for profit organizations in North America and beyond, his expertise is in helping people change they way they lead, manage, think, create and collaborate. All of this is in support of helping attain greater personal and organizational success. His presentations are lively, light-hearted, engaging, liberally sprinkled with humor and always relevant to his clients’ needs.
LinkedIn Profile: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/david-gouthro-74539
Stay tuned for more sessions & details!
Here's a preview:
Volunteer Management: Tech Tools to Train, Engage, and Inspire Volunteers
Creative Fundraising for Small to Medium Sized Organizations
Meet face-to-face with Community Gaming Grants Branch staff. Become informed about any updated program guidelines.
Clear Language & Design - Communicating More Effectively
The Employers's Advisors Office - The 5 W's - How They Can Help You
Re-imaging Board Governance
When Volunteering Goes Bad
Executive Hotel Vancouver Airport
7311 Westminster Highway
Richmond, BC V6X 1A3
How do I book a room at special rate?
Executive Airport Plaza Conference Hotel is offering conference delegates a special rate of $189/night. Please call @ 604-278-5555 or 1-800-663-2878 and ask for the Volunteer Futures Special Room Rate and reserve your room via credit card.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Skytrain station/transit is a few blocks away from the hotel.
Buy your parking pass at the front desk and you must display it on your dashboard. Exact change is required.
Things to do
Discover Richmond. There are plenty of restaurants/shopping and other amenities in the area. Visit Tourism Richmond for ideas.