Work shop: Board 101 – A First View

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Work shop: Board 101 – A First View

Date/Time
Date(s) - Wednesday, January 31
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Volunteer Ottawa


This two-hour workshop offers a first look at becoming a board member for a charity or non-profit organization. The workshop is the first of three which examine the roles and responsibilities of board members and the characteristics of effective boards. This workshop invites you to a conversation about what is asked of you as a board member. Participants will develop confidence and understand how they can make an effective contribution to the board of an organization.

Learning objectives:

During this workshop, with practical applications and discussion we will discuss:

  • Roles and responsibilities of boards
  • Contributing to organizational culture
  • The role of committees
  • Assessing tasks and time commitment
  • What to expect in an orientation manual
  • Addressing risk

Who Should Attend

  • Board members and anyone thinking of joining a Board
  • Past members of a Board of Directors and who want to explore the experience in a structured way.
  • NPO staff, for example Volunteer Resource Managers or EDs, who recruit Board members

Instructor

Board Governance at Volunteer Ottawa is taught by a number of instructors who are highly experienced in senior management and organizational governance. Our Governance faculty includes Jim Pealow, Ben Schlussel, Nancy Barrett, and RoseAnne Leonard.

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