Centre Wakefield La Pêche


Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) presents: Volunteering Matters Regional Conference, Friday May 20, 9am to 2:30pm

  • Fri, May 20, 2016
  • 09:00 - 14:30
  • Studio

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.

Learn how you can start building a more effective volunteer program

Please join members of the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) and our special guests as we tackle current challenges fin the volunteer sector.

Improve your skills at recruiting, training and managing a volunteer workforce

With morning presenter Tara Walker

Professor, John Abbot College and Human Resources Specialist

“Engaged Volunteers, Vital Communities: Tools for Organizational Renewal”

If volunteers matter in your life, this workshop will help you to:

Create meaningful volunteer opportunities

Identify and approach prospective volunteers

Build and sustain an active volunteer network


Discover how to increase participation of young adults in your organization

With afternoon presenter Sharmaine Nelles

Placement Officer, Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community Engagement, University of Ottawa.

“Youth Appeal: Strategies for engaging younger community volunteers”

A look at the many ways young people wish to serve, and insights into: Recruitment methods and resources, including schools and universities

Complete program and registration details available here.


Space is limited so participants should register early!

Cost: $25 for QAHN members; $30 for non-members. Price includes a luncheon and refreshments.

Click here for the registration form: http://qahn.org/files/quebecanglophoneheritagenetwork/article-images/volunteering_matters_registration_wakefield_20_may_2016.pdf

For more information call (819) 5640-9595, or toll free (877) 964-0409(877) 964-0409 FREE, or email dwane@qahn.org.

Feel free to share this invitation with friends and colleagues.

Looking forward to seeing you in Wakefield.

Dwane Wilkin

Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN)/ Réseau du patrimoine anglophone du Québec (RPAQ)


Centre Wakefield La Pêche, 38 Ch Valley, La Pêche, QC, J0X 3G0, 819 459 2025

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