Where did the summer go? Everyone is back from summer vacation and kids are back to school! Education and training provide valuable professional development for anyone interested in volunteerism, non-profits, and charities.

Training, Resources, and Social Media
Explore the variety of training available on our Training Calendar page.
Check out our Resource Page for Volunteers & Volunteer Managers.
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Conference Countdown
The countdown is on for our conference. 
Do you have your ticket yet? If you have already registered, thank you for your support!
Date: October 26 & 27, 2023
Location: River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond, BC
We Offer Great Value – Our event is cost-effective. 
Member rate is only $300/2 days. Non-Members $475/2 days.2 breakfasts + 2 lunches + refreshments
All workshops, networking sessions and handouts/resources
Complimentary parking at a four-diamond casino property/resort

Still Deciding? 
Top reasons to attend:– Inspiring keynotes- Impactful Workshops- Networking – Trade Show – Prizes and more!
Final Schedule
Our full-line-up is here! Here are the latest additions to the conference:
Meet Tim Agg, Executive Director at Board Voice since December 2022.This session will explore how advocacy can be part of every organization’s work, and within everyone’s comfort zone. We will also look at key federal and provincial rules related to political activity and lobbying. The session will speak particularly to volunteers on boards of directors.

Meet Lisa Mort-Putland, Executive Director of Volunteer Victoria.In this panel workshop we will explore tools to help build advocacy skills within an organization with the intention of strengthening our connections and messages to volunteers, community members, champions, and donors. We will also explore political advocacy and the roles we can all play in building our advocacy toolkits.
Save the Date! Notice of Annual General Meeting
Save the date for the upcoming Volunteer BC Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, October 26, 2023.Join us for Volunteer BC updates, and board elections.Keep an eye on your inbox for the official invitation, detailed agenda and registration info.
Charity Village Award Nominations Open
Nominate a thought leader or transformational changemaker in the nonprofit sector for a 2023 CharityVillage Award.Applications for all awards may be submitted personally or by a third-party nomination before the September 29th, 2023 deadline!
Conference Ticket Giveaway
We’re giving away one Free Registration to the annual Volunteer BC and BCACG conference on October 26 & 27! To #win follow these simple steps:1. Follow Volunteer BC on Facebook2. Like our post announcing this contest3. Share the post with your friends and family 
The winner will be drawn on Friday, September 29th so keep an eye open for the results!!

Have any ideas or suggestions?Have an event or training opportunity?Please let us know at admin@volunteerbc.bc.ca.
Help us be a stronger voice for volunteerism in BC.