Workshops

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Tri-Municipal Region Community Development Committee strives to offer informative and educational workshops to residents, and community/non-profit groups in the region. These programs are offered throughout the Tri-Municipal Region and are hosted in partnership with the City of Spruce Grove, Town of Stony Plain, and Parkland County.

Are you a new board member wanting to learn more about your role, or an experienced board member wishing to enhance your skills and work effectively as a team?

In this 1-day workshop, you will discover how to:

  • Define legal and ethical responsibilities
  • Identify their role in governing the organization
  • Avoid staff and volunteer burnout
  • Develop policies and procedures
  • Effectively make consistent decisions
  • Encourage teamwork between the board and staff

Workshop Information

Date: November 30, 2019
Time: 9am - 3pm
Where: Border Paving Athletic Centre
Cost: $50 +GST
Instructor: Milena Santoro

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Ethical and Fiscal management are the building blocks, for the success of any organization. Ethical Leadership is how a volunteer administrator acts in a morally responsible way. Financial management forms a picture of the organization that demonstrates sound financial planning that can be presented to all stakeholders.

 In this 1-day workshop, you will discover how to:

  • Define and commit to core values
  • Honor ethical principles and apply these to your volunteer programs
  • Define budgets, and techniques on creating effective budgets
  • Apply principals of effective resource management to maximize efficiencies

Workshop Information

Date: December 7, 2019
Time: 9am - 3pm
Where: Border Paving Athletic Centre
Cost: $50 +GST
Instructor: Milena Santoro

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Milena Santoro

The Volunteer Management Institute was developed, and will be delivered by Milena Santoro, CMM CMP PIDP. She is an author, international professional speaker, educator, award winning certified meeting and special events professional who has earned many accolades managing events for corporations, international associations, social clients and non-profit agencies.  Milena is President and CEO of MS Productions Inc. She is an active member of the volunteer community, serving in various leadership roles: facilitator for the Alberta Culture Board Development Program, President of Volunteer Management Group Edmonton Chapter and Committee, and Professional Development for CAVR.  Education is a passion and focus for Milena. Since 2000, she has been instrumental in the development of many industry programs and has spoken and delivered hundreds of seminars and workshops at various local and international industry events.

 

 

If you have a topic or theme you would like to see brought to your community in a workshop format, please email us.

Interested in receiving e-mails about upcoming workshops? If so, please visit sprucegrove.org/onlinereg and click on Create an Account. Under step 2 of creating your account, please make sure that you keep the check mark in the box next to, "Yes! Please e-mail me the latest news and information about the City of Spruce Grove."

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations and refund requests must be received 8 days prior to the workshop. Written notification can be sent to recreation@sprucegrove.org, or dropped off in person at the Recreation Services Office. Following written cancellation notice, the full registration fee will be refunded. Failure to provide the required 8 day notice will result in the City retaining the entire registration fee.