Workshop Facilitator

(United Way of Peterborough & District, Community Impact Nonprofit Sector Development Services)

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Position ID: V-PET0581 Last Modified: 11 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 27 Feb 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactLisa Smith, Director, Community Impact, United Way of Peterborough & District; Phone: (Business) 705-742-8839 ext 29; Email:
DutiesThe purpose of this position is to support excellence in non-profit governance by offering skills-development workshops, group facilitation, and/or consulting services to local non-profit organizations using materials provided by United Way. This volunteer position will assist voluntary sector organizations to build on leadership, strong boards of directors skills, and governance skills to strengthen their capacity to manage effectively and efficiently. 
Primary Duties: 
- Use materials provided to deliver workshops and/or the management assistance program. 
- Be prepared by becoming familiar with the materials, handouts, and any background information, as well as workshop attendee expectations. 
- Maintain attendance records and submit workshop evaluations. 
- Participate in ongoing training and development opportunities offered by United Way. 
- Become proficient in various topics and workshop delivery techniques.
ClientsVolunteers and staff of not-for-profit agencies and organizations in Peterborough city and county.
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Education Support (Training Programs) ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/Experience- experience in board governance 
- understanding of the principles of adult learning 
- proven presentation and facilitation skills 
- ability to support positive group dynamics and learning 
- effective communicator and listener 
- ability and desire to value diverse group members and their contributions 
- positive attitude and position concerning United Way's mission, purpose, and goals 
- positive attitude and position concerning volunteer engagement 
Dates and TimesTo be scheduled to suit volunteer availability.
AccessibilityWill be accommodated.
LocationPeterborough city and county
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 8 individual(s) ; Peterborough (County of): 4 individual(s) 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
TransportationMust be able to transport materials required to workshop locations.
Additional Requirements- available for evening assignments
Agency Details
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Organization NameUnited Way of Peterborough & District, Community Impact Nonprofit Sector Development Services
Office Phone705-742-8839
Address & Map
277 Stewart St
Peterborough, ON K9J 3M8
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