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We've moved!  

Please note we are now in the new Christchurch Community House at 301 Tuam Street. 


Not-for-profit Managers' Support Group

Friday 17 October, 8.30-9.30am|
Venue: Meeting Room Two, Chch Community House
Topic: Staff appraisals
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Volunteer Co-ordinators' Network

Wednesday 22 October, 12.30-2.00pm
Dianne Boyce , Cancer Society, will  report back from the 23rd World Conference of the International Association for Volunteer Effort.
Venue: Meeting Room Two, Chch Community House
301 Tuam Street
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Workshop: Volunteer Recruitment and Retention

Wednesday 29  October, 1-3pm
Tutor Kaye Vessey managed volunteers for Presbyterian Support Upper South Island for 20 years.
For details download a registration form

"Celebrating  Volunteering" series of radio  programmes

Plains FM 96.9
Hear edited highlights from speakers across the Canterbury voluntary sector
Monday 3 Nov, 8.30-9.00pm
Wednesday 5 November 9.-00-10.00pm
Thursday 6 November 8.30-9.30pm
The series will be repeated on Sat. 8 Nov (6-7pm) and Sun.  9 Nov. (6.30-8.00pm)

Volunteer Co-ordinators' Social Hour
Tuesday 4 November, 9-10am

Meet for coffee and chat at St Asaph Street Kitchen
236 St Asaph Street (between Madras & Manchester)

International Volunteer Managers' Day

Wednesday 5 November
Celebrate with VolCan!
The international theme for this day is "Volunteer Managers - Visionaries for Volunteering"
VolCan will host a lunch for Volunteer Co-ordinators/Managers, 12noon to 2.00pm at Chch Community house, 301 Tuam Street.
Guest speaker will be Sue Bramwell, whose topic is "Managing a Vision - and other near misses".
Bookings are essential.
Email mgr@volcan.org.nz to reserve your place.


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