FREE Webinar: Volunteer Screening: Managing Risk in Times of Urgency

April 09, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

A key part of screening potential volunteers is balancing the need for volunteers with the risks to your clients and programs. This webinar will provide an overview of how conduct a risk assessment and the variety of screening tools available to manage the risks while meeting your program delivery needs. A special emphasis will be on interviews, reference checks and application forms and what information you should gather while also balancing the requirements set out in human rights and privacy legislation.

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Volunteer Manitoba's webinars are approximately 45 minutes in length, followed by a short Q & A. The cost to participate is FREE.

Join us for a virtual learning experience!

Who should attend:

Those responsible for recruiting volunteers. Participants can include Executive Directors, program managers, board members, committee members, volunteer managers, coordinators and anyone who is interested in learning more about this topic.


Dawn Bourbonnais is Volunteer Manitoba's Manager of Communications & Outreach. She oversees VM's internal and external communications, manages the website and referral services, and is responsible for increasing awareness of Volunteer Manitoba's mission - to encourage and promote volunteerism across the province. She also manages Volunteer Manitoba's social media profiles.

Dawn has also managed volunteers for a many festival and community events held in Winnipeg, and is especially fond of the volunteers at the Jazz Winnipeg Festival.


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Dawn Bourbonnais

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