Training Ottawa's Not-For-Profits

VO offers over 40 unique, practical workshops designed specifically for the sector.

Constant professional development is essential for individuals working in not-for-profits. Every year, Volunteer Ottawa trains hundreds of staff and volunteers: from creating and running a successful volunteer program, to having a more effective board of directors, to everyday operations. Our training provides an environment to acquire new skills, network and learn best practices specific to the sector.

Join one of our upcoming workshops listed below or contact us to have a workshop designed specifically for your organization. 

Upcoming Workshops

Free webinar
August 12, 2022 99 Qty Available

Creativity and Fun in not-for-profits

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Free Webinar
August 16, 2022$0.00 Unlimited tickets

Introduction to WordPress for Not-For-Profit Organizations

In partnership with Zen Ideas, we are offering a free...
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Free webinar
August 18, 2022 99 Qty Available

Conversation on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Not-for-Profits

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August 23, 2022$145.00 9 Qty Available

Excel 101: Charts, illustrations, and protection

Excel is one of the most versatile tools in the...
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August 24, 2022$0.00 5 Qty Available

Member benefit: Make the most out of your website with Osamu Wakabayashi

In partnership with Zen Ideas, Volunteer Ottawa is hosting a...
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Free webinar
August 31, 2022 99 Qty Available

Volunteer Program Creation and Recovery Conversations

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Customized Workshops

Volunteer Ottawa offers workshops customized for your organization. Whether it is training for Board members, management or staff, we will meet with you to determine your needs.

Customized learning experiences can be offered on any subject required, including, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Not-for-profit governance – Board training
  • Strategic Planning
  • Volunteer Management
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Faculty of Instructors

Our Faculty of Instructors include over 25 highly regarded professionals who are 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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