United Way strengthens the voluntary sector by providing training and workshops to local volunteers and boards of directors. Our volunteer Leadership Development Services program provides workshops and custom training sessions to nonprofit organizations throughout KFLA.
The Leadership Development Services (LDS) public workshops are designed for board members, staff and volunteers to develop the skills and knowledge needed to become effective and responsible leaders.
- Download the 2019-2020 LDS Workshop Series Schedule
Professional Development Workshop: Essential Cybersecurity for Non-Profits
Date: October 8, 2019, 9:00am-12noon
Facilitator: Bill Hughes, Weehooey Computer Services
Location: Family and Children’s Services FLA
Not-for-profit organizations have financial and personal data that they have an obligation to protect; many may not be meeting the minimum level of protection. Learn what cybersecurity and information security mean and how to kick-start your information security program.
Board Governance Workshop: Duties and Liabilities of Directors
Date: November 5, 2019, 5:00-7:00pm
Facilitator: Peter Tobias, Viner Kennedy
Location: SLC Empire Room
Board members of non-profit organizations and charities are right to be concerned about their personal liability, and need to understand the risks involved in volunteering on a board of directors and how to protect themselves.
Board Governance Workshop: Financial Stewardship
Date: December 3, 2019, 5:00-7:00pm
Location: Ongwanada Auditorium
This workshop will define the board’s role in maintaining fiscal responsibility and help directors understand and fulfill their oversight function.
Board Governance Workshop: Risk Management: Creating Your Plan
Date: February 5, 2020, 5:00-8:00pm
Facilitator: Kim Murphy, Queens University
Location: Ongwanada Auditorium
Risk can be defined as anything that threatens the ability of an organization to achieve its mission. Learn to identify sources of risk, describe the risk management process and identify strategies to manage risk.
Professional Development Workshop: Strategic Planning
Date: April 8, 2020, 8:45am-12pm
Facilitator: Rob Wood, 8020Info Inc
Effective strategies can have a powerful impact on whether or not your agency will thrive in the future, but you need a good process to make pivotal strategic choices. Learn about best-practice approaches to strategy development. Theory will be peppered with practical tips and tools to help participants build their plans
Note: Professional Development Workshops are aimed at Senior Staff, Managers, Volunteers and Board Members (Fee: $30)
Board Governance Workshops are aimed at Board Members and Senior Administrators (Fee: $25.00)
All Board Governance workshops start at 5:00pm and include light refreshments
Custom Workshop Fee Schedule
(A bursary application is available on request)
Organizations that provide the venue and would like to schedule a facilitator for a custom workshop may do so at the following rates:
- Half day session: $150
- Full day session: $300
- Management Assistance Program*: $700
* The Management Assistance Program (MAP) is a cost-effective way to provide ongoing facilitation and workshops for organizations that may need more than two or three custom workshops but fewer than five.
To inquire about booking a custom workshop please email: firstname.lastname@example.org