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Custom Workshops

Unlock your organization’s full potential with tailor-made training sessions from Volunteer Ottawa!

Unlock your organization's potential with custom workshops tailored by Volunteer Ottawa.

Our expert team specializes in crafting personalized learning experiences to address the unique needs and objectives of non-profits. From board governance to volunteer management, our workshops are meticulously designed to empower your team with the knowledge and skills necessary for success.

Through collaborative consultations, we work closely with your organization to understand your specific challenges and goals, ensuring that each workshop is precisely tailored to meet your requirements. Whether you prefer on-site sessions or virtual delivery, we adapt to your schedule and preferences, offering flexibility and convenience.

Elevate your non-profit’s capabilities and drive meaningful impact with custom workshops from Volunteer Ottawa. Let’s embark on a transformative learning journey together.

Request a Free Consultation

Connect with us at [email protected] to request a free consultation or to learn more about our custom training sessions.

Areas of Expertise

Non-Profit Board Training & Governance

Navigate the complexities of non-profit governance with confidence. This essential training equips board members and organizational leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively oversee and steer their non-profit, ensuring compliance, accountability, and strategic direction.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) training

Foster a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion within your organization. This training empowers teams to embrace diversity, challenge biases, and create environments where every voice is valued. Explore strategies for fostering inclusivity, dismantling barriers, and driving meaningful change.

Volunteer Management Fundamentals

Maximize the impact of your volunteer program with proven management techniques. From recruitment and training to retention and recognition, this training equips organizations with the tools and strategies needed to engage and empower volunteers effectively, ensuring a rewarding experience for both volunteers and the organization.

Fundraising Strategies

Unlock the potential of your fundraising efforts with strategic planning and innovative strategies. This training delves into the fundamentals of fundraising, from donor engagement and stewardship to campaign planning and diversifying revenue streams. Discover effective approaches to mobilize support and secure resources vital for your organization’s mission and sustainability.

…and much more! If there is a particular topic your organization is seeking training in email us at [email protected] to request a custom topic.

Our Training Facilitators

We partner with expert facilitators from across the Greater Ottawa Area to deliver your training. These professionals are regarded as leaders in their field and dedicated to giving back to the community through volunteering their time and expertise. 

What Ottawa’s not-for-profits are saying about VO’s education program:

"VO offers a broad education program designed with organizations like ours in mind. This means that we have access to valuable training and networking opportunities that we would not otherwise have".
Canadians Sharing Locally and Globally
"Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Programs has benefitted gratefully from the vast knowledge and expertise that is available through Volunteer Ottawa’s professional development training programs".
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Programs
"Volunteer Ottawa offers such a range of workshops suitable to different staff members. We have found it to be a very cost effective way to provide staff training, encourage networking and sharing of information!"
Canadian Parents for French, National
"The professional development opportunities offered by Volunteer Ottawa provide skill development at an affordable cost. The training facilitators are …highly skilled professionals in their field, offering valuable expertise….The sessions that Volunteer Ottawa offers result in increased skills and networks…."
Neil Squire Society
"I am so grateful for the resources and training programs Volunteer Ottawa provides… Thanks to the …Professional Development workshops they offer … I have gained so much knowledge and empowering tools to help me fulfill my mandate…Without these training programs offered by VO, I would not be as successful in my role as I am today".
Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre
"The professional development programs (VO) offer to us…have been invaluable for our staff…"

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