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VO Workshop: Board 201 - A Complete Look at Being on a Board of Directors

March 28, 2020, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workshop_Images/Board 201Whether you are currently on a Board of Directors with a not for profit or charitable organization or you’re seeking a position on a Board, this is the one “must-take workshop” for ensuring effective leadership and accountability. Effective governance is a crucial element of an organization's success.

Learning objectives

During this full-day workshop, with practical applications and discussion we will:

  • Explore governance, board structures and the roles of board members and staff
  • Examine the primary areas of board responsibility
  • Discuss risk management and how to minimize organizational and personal risk
  • Identify tips and tools to work effectively as a Board

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
  • Organization staff, e.g. Volunteer Resource Managers or EDs, who recruit Board members



Please contact Maria Lahiffe, Education Officer, at 613-736-5266 ext 114 or 

Cancellation policy: 

An email confirming this registration will be sent to the primary email address for your member account, or the email address on this form if you are a non-member. Your registration is transferrable to anyone else within your organization. The following workshop registrations are non-refundable: (a) purchased at a discounted rate, (b) purchased using a voucher, or (c) cancellation received less than five (5) business days prior to the event. Any other cancellation is refundable, subject to a $10.00 administration fee

Rideau Community Hub (Former Rideau High School)


Contact Information

815 St Laurent Blvd
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1K 3A7

TEL: 613-736-5270

E-mail: info@volunteerottawa.ca
Web: www.volunteerottawa.ca


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