OVCN Volunteer Screening - Reframing the Practice Webinar


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OVCN Volunteer Screening - Reframing the Practice Webinar

  1. 1. For more information: Phone : 905.238.2622 Ext. 229 Email : admin@ovcn.ca Website : www.ovcn.ca Volunteer Screening: Reframing the Practice A webinar to share what’s hot with Volunteer Screening Do you have the right volunteer serving in the right position? Is your client having a good experience? Most importantly is the community that you serve safe in the hands of your volunteers? Answers to these questions lie in your organizations' volunteer screening policies and practices. The key to a successful volunteer screening practice is to use the steps in a way that best suits a specific position. The Screening Handbook (2012 ed.) commissioned by Public Safety Canada and content developed by Volunteer Canada was introduced to the non-profit sector in March 2012. The publishing of the handbook was followed by a national training initiative funded by Public Safety Canada. In 2013, the Ontario Volunteer Centre Network (OVCN) was entrusted to deliver the training to all Volunteer Centres across Ontario and successfully concluded the certification of two batches of trainers representing your local Volunteer Centres. Join OVCN with a FREE 1 hour webinar to get a glimpse of what could be covered during these programs and how you could connect with your local Volunteer Centre. This webinar is made available to all non-profit organizations of Ontario in partnership with your local Volunteer Centre. Registration details are given below, so hurry and sign up to make use of this valuable opportunity. Space is limited. Delivery Method: Webinar Date: April 1st, 2014 Time: 12 pm – 1 pm Who should attend? Executive Directors, members of Board of Directors or Advisory Boards, members or staff who work with volunteers, and any stakeholder that supports or makes decisions about the volunteer engagement policy and procedures for a non-profit organization. Objectives of the webinar  To highlight why comprehensive volunteer screening is the responsibility of all non-profit organizations.  To clarify the importance of an effective screening process in a well- managed organization.  The Ten Steps of Screening provide a clear guide for identifying the requirements of positions and a solid basis for a consistent approach to risk management.  To connect non-profit organizations with their local Volunteer Centre for programs on Volunteer Screening. Registration: http://www.instantpresenter.com/AccountM anager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=EC59D9848849 Registrants will receive an email confirmation. In the event that you may have not received this confirmation, please contact; - Manon at 905.238.2622 Ext. 229 - Or email: manon@ovcn.ca This webinar is delivered with your choice of VoIP or via a long-distance number.