Staff Buy-In

February 27, 2024
12:00 PM to 01:30 PM

How do you get your colleagues on board with volunteer engagement? How can centre your mission and the impact your volunteers make when communicating the value of volunteer engagement? In this interactive 90-minute webinar, we'll explore messaging and tools to encourage staff to engage volunteers better, along with advocating within your organization. We'll also talk about the impact of changes to the non-profit sector over the last few years, and how a consistent approach to engagement can improve volunteer outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

You'll leave this 90-minute webinar with:

  • Messaging tips for responding to staff about volunteer engagement
  • Tools for ongoing discussion, advocacy and requesting support
  • An understanding of the challenges volunteerism and volunteer engagement face today and into the future

Who should attend?

This workshop is recommended for volunteer managers, leadership volunteers, and other staff involved with volunteer engagement within their organization or group.


As Manager of Learning, Sammy Feilchenfeld, CVA designs and oversees Volunteer Toronto's responsive and accessible learning experiences for non-profit engagement professionals, grassroots leaders and volunteer seekers. With a strong focus on diverse educational interventions that support the changing needs in volunteerism, Sammy also develops training for aspiring and established non-profit Board Members. Sammy has been a volunteer for more than 20 years, a volunteer manager for more than 15 years, and an adult educator for more than 10 years. He uses all of these experiences to help his training sessions come to life.

Technical Requirements to Participate Virtually:

To participate, you will need a computer/mobile device with internet connection, speakers and microphone. A webcam is preferred but optional.


Volunteer Manitoba strives to host inclusive, accessible workshops that enable all individuals to engage fully. If you require any accommodations to participate in our training, please indicate so on the registration form.






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