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Free webinar

Sharing power with volunteers


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February 2, 2023 9:30 am
February 2, 2023 10:30 am

Volunteer Ottawa is proud to host this session led by Tanya Hannah Rumble, CFRA on Sharing power with volunteers. In this 60-minute session participants will explore their  social location and come away with an overview and understanding of the lexicon of words like: equity, diversity, inclusion, intersectionality, ally, and solidarity. They will also learn about how systems of oppression work and how to share power with volunteers. This learning opportunity will help participants with:

  • Understanding the concepts of equity as it relates to your organization

  • Investigating your own biases, privileges, and disempowerment

  • Exploring what it means to do work with an anti-oppression lens, acknowledging and working through questions of power and privilege

  • Learning how to share power, hold space and and give up power ensure equity in relationships with volunteers

  • Creating and upholding organizational culture and practices that ensure volunteer relationships are grounded in equity and anti-oppression


Who should attend?

Leaders of volunteers, volunteer managers, non-profit staff working with volunteers.


How to participate?

This workshop will be a live online session held over the Zoom platform. Make sure to have a Zoom-capable device, and a microphone or video camera to participate.

This is a free session that requires pre-registration. To register click on “Join now” and continue to the checkout page.


About our speaker:

Tanya Hannah Rumble is a racialized settler of multi-ethnic origins living in Tkaronto. She is a fundraising leader who has raised millions for some of Canada’s largest charities including Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society, McMaster University and now the Faculty of Arts and Yellowhead Institute at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson). As a racialized philanthropy professional Tanya is honoured to share her influence and insights with students, emerging professionals and peers in the sector. Tanya regularly writes articles on the topics of inclusion, equity, and access; and power, privilege and fundraising for industry publications and speaks to professional audiences at learning events regularly.

She graduated with an Hons. B.A. Political Science from McMaster University, earned a Graduate Certificate at NYU in Marketing Communications, and is currently enrolled in the Master Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership (MPNL) at Carleton University. She has also completed numerous professional certificates including Not-For-Profit Governance Essentials (Rotman School of Management, Institute of Corporate Directors) and Truth and Reconciliation Through Right Relations (Banff Centre). Tanya is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and Master Financial Advisor – Philanthropy (MFA-P™).

Additionally, she is an active leadership volunteer in the philanthropy and non-profit sector: Member of the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector with the Government of Canada; Board Director with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Canada; executive volunteer with the Canadian Association of Gift Planners; and Co-Chair of the Board with FindHelp Information Services – operators of 211 Toronto. In addition to sharing her knowledge, she is committed to lifelong learning – she is a graduate of the 2017 Association of Fundraising Professionals Inclusion and Philanthropy Fellowship, and 2010 DiverseCity Fellowship. Tanya gratefully acknowledges the Anishinaabe, Mississaugas and Haudenosaunee nations, whose traditional territory she is a settler and responsible steward of.

Free webinar

Sharing power with volunteers


Click “Join now” and proceed to checkout to register to Sharing Power with Volunteers, December 8th at 12 p.m.

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