Stewardship Dialogue: Volunteer Screening - Morning Session: (10:00-11:30am)
Explore the big picture of volunteer screening and engagement in this stewardship dialogue. This strategic thinking session addresses the intersection of participation, protection, and privacy as it relates to volunteer screening. This meaningful dialogue will uncover new considerations, and help to guide future discussions about what is important in volunteer screening and engagement.
Using a systems thinking approach, we will dive deep into what informs volunteer screening practices and look at the underlying structures, sources, and mindsets that influence volunteer engagement. Explore the role that we, as nonprofit leaders, play in the issue of volunteer screening and the impact of police information
checks on volunteer engagement in Alberta.
Networking Lunch: (11:30am-12:30pm)
Workshop: Screening Volunteers, In Not Out - Afternoon Session: (12:30-2:00pm)
Implementing effective screening processes in your nonprofit can be a daunting task. In this presentation you will learn about the screening process and gain a better understanding of the process from a variety of organizational perspectives and roles including, volunteers, volunteer managers, and board members.
Learn about the important steps in the screening process, gain clarity on the difference between a Vulnerable Sector Check and a Police Information Check (and when to use them). Learn how to implement effective and proactive screening practices within your organization.
* Ticket prices include lunch
- Develop a deeper understanding of volunteer screening and engagement
- Identify ways to enhance your processes & policies
- Learn about systems thinking approach to complex issues
- Find ways to address screening in your organization, locally and provincially