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Free Workshops for Grassroots Groups

Upcoming FREE Workshops



Grassroots Volunteer Management 

This workshop takes participants through the steps of recruiting and retaining support volunteers. Includes:

• A step-by-step guide to volunteer recruitment
• Suggestions for motivating volunteers
• Tips for managing issues with volunteers
• Practical advice on how to dismiss a volunteer

Perfect For: Grassroots groups with a sizeable number of support volunteers; as well as groups planning ahead for an increase in volunteer assistance.

Thursday, March 2 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM at Volunteer Toronto 

This workshop will be broadcast on Periscope.
Please email: join online. 

Saturday, February 25 from 2:00 - 5:00 PM at Volunteer Toronto 


Conflict Resolution and Training for Grassroots Groups 

This workshop considers some of the emotional and interpersonal challenges faced by leaders in grassroots organizations. 

St. Stephen's House will provide a 1-hour training on conflict resolution.


Perfect For: Groups looking for practical advice on managing stress and conflict; groups who work closely with friends and family members.

Tuesday, February 21 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM at Volunteer Toronto

This workshop will be broadcast live on Periscope.
Please email: to join online. 

Grassroots Governance: Building a Structure that Fits

This workshop covers the basics of developing an organizational identity and building legitimacy for grassroots groups. Includes:
• The fundamentals of writing mission and vision statements
• Options for governance structure
• Strategic planning 101
• Developing policies & procedures
• Information on incorporation, registering as a charity, and trusteeships

Perfect For: Brand new grassroots groups; groups who are in the process of reviewing and revising their current organizational structure; people who have an idea and are looking for inspiration and practical advice on starting a volunteer-run group

Thursday, February 23 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM at Volunteer Toronto

This workshop will be broadcast live on Periscope. 
Please email: to join online 


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Volunteer Toronto Office

344 Bloor Street West, Suite 404
Toronto, ON
M5S 3A7

T. 416-961-6888
F. 416.961.6859

Open To The Public



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