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EDI Foundations for Leaders of Volunteers


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May 23, 2024 9:30 am
May 23, 2024 11:30 am

This sequence of workshops can be accessed for free by staff and volunteers of Volunteer Ottawa members. To access this learning opportunity at no additional cost please contact our team at [email protected]


Being familiar with concepts such as equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) should be a foundational part of non-profit work. But it is often the case that staff in the non-profit sector have not had the chance to fully explore these concepts in a way that renders them more actionableJoin this session to engage in a meaningful exploration of these concepts and how they intersect with the reality of non-profit work. 


Date and Time

Thursday May 23, 9:30 am to 11:30 am (live online on Zoom).


Learning outcomes

Participants in this workshop will:

  • Gain, through concrete examples and scenarios, a foundational understanding of equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Situate themselves and evaluate their social positioning to gain insights into biases and gaps in lived experiences
  • Explore the concrete impact that approaching non-profit programs and services through an EDI lens can have


Who should attend?

Staff leading volunteers, volunteers leading other volunteers, and generalist staff working with volunteers.


What to bring?

This workshop will be hosted live online over the Zoom platform; learners should join this session from a Zoom-capable device and be able to participate through oral or written interventions. The link will be circulated in advance. If you haven’t received the link, please contact: [email protected]


About your facilitator

Dwaine Taylor is a consultant, facilitator, fundraiser and the Managing Director of newpact – a social impact learning platform and consulting agency based in Ottawa. He holds a Master’s in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, specializing in impact measurement and evaluation, social enterprise and social value purchasing.


Leaders of Volunteers Learning Path

This workshop is part of a sequence of seven Volunteer Ottawa workshops and communities of practice (Learning Path) aimed at supporting leaders of volunteers and volunteer programs.


Volunteer Ottawa member organizations can register up to two staff members or volunteers for free.


Learn more about what to expect after registrations and cancellations here.

EDI Foundations for Leaders of Volunteers


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