The Toolkit Workshop Series

The Toolkit: A Skill-Sharpening Series

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In conjunction with the Community Research Unit, the U of R Career and Professional Development, and STOPS to Violence we are excited to offer the Toolkit Workshop Series for the fourth time. This series of half-day personal and professional development workshops is designed to teach students and community members skills that can help them work in non-profit and community-based organizations. Join us for one, or come for all four!

Registration for the 2017-18 Toolkit Workshop Series is NOW OPEN!

Monthly workshops resume for the 2017-18 season on September 27th. Attend one of our workshops to help gain the necessary skills to beef up your resume!



Here are a list of the workshops we offered this past year:

  • Wed, Jan 13, 2016- Communicating Effectively Across Cultures in the Contemporary Workplace

Facilitator: Angeline Chia

  • Tues, Feb 09, 2016- Volunteer Recruitment & Retention

Facilitator: Melanie Metcalf

  • Wed, Mar 16, 2016- Liberation and Empowerment through Non-Violent Communication

Facilitator: Raven Sinclair

  • Tues, Apr 13, 2016- Creating a Communications Plan for Your Organization

Facilitator: Michelle Brownridge

  • Tues, Sept 13, 2016- Planning and Evaluating Programs: A Beginner’s Guide

Facilitator: Dan Holbrow

  • Wed, Oct 13, 2016- Grant & Proposal Writing

Facilitator: Bob Friedrich

  • Wed, Nov 14, 2016- Social Media Marketing

Facilitator: Michelle Brownridge

  • Wed, Dec 14, 2016- Fundraising for Board Members

Facilitator: Christina Attard

  • Wed, Jan 11, 2017- Start with Why

Facilitator: Kevan McBeth

  • Wed, Feb 8, 2017- Should I Start a Non-Profit?

Facilitators: Nikko Snyder & Amanda Kuckartz

  • Tues, Mar 14, 2017- Working & Learning Together Across Generations

Facilitators: Kerrie Strathy, Marj Thiessen, & Cam Fraser

For more info about the Workshop Series you can visit their website here.

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