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How to Host a Successful Meeting
Presented by: Parkland Valley SCR District Staff
Thursday, May 2, 2019
225 1st Street. N.W
Workshop Summary: This workshop is open to community members to attend and will focus on tips to run a volunteer or non-profit community group meeting. We cover the purpose of meetings, do’s & don’ts at meetings, roles of the different committee members and the importance of the agenda. We will role play a practice meeting if time allows.
You must be registered in advance to attend!! Registration Deadline: April 26, 2019
Please Register with Leslea Hanson by email: Leslea.Hanson@gssd.ca or calling 306-547-3148.
Grassroots Social Media Strategies
Presented by: Christian Bates-Hardy
Thursday, May 23, 2019
UCT Meeting Room at the Yorkton Public Library
93 Broadway Street W, Yorkton
You must contact (email, phone, fax, mail) the Parkland Valley office to pre-register.
Workshop Summary: This workshop will share practical strategies for successful social media marketing in your non-profit or volunteer organization. You’ll learn how to get the most out of your social media activity, and keep your community informed and engaged by taking advantage of current trends, advertise effectively, and use time-saving tools that will help you deliver a “do-it-yourself” Social Media Strategy.
This workshop is in partnership with Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA).
Registration Deadline: May 16, 2019
Please send completed registrations forms to:
Parkland Valley SCR District
Box 263, Yorkton, SK S3N 2V7
Board Member Nominations are Now Open!
The Nominations Committee is accepting nominations for the Board of Directors of the Parkland Valley Sport, Culture and Recreation District. Below is the nomination letter, explanation of the Director Requirements and the Nomination Form. For more information, please contact: Sheila at 306-782-3353 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parkland Valley Workshops
Finding it difficult to travel to one of our workshops? Parkland Valley wants to bring our leadership workshops to your community!
Your (Communities) Responsibilities:
- Have 6 or more attendees(they can be from other sport, culture and recreation organizations in your community)
- Promote the workshop (Facebook post, posters around town, word of mouth, website, etc.)
- Provide the venue including opening and closing the day of the workshop
- Take the registration and confirm registration numbers 2 days prior to ensure minimum number of participants
- Contact participants in case of cancellation
- Provide refreshments – snacks and water/coffee
Our (Parkland Valley Sport, Culture and Recreation District’s) Responsibilities:
- Present the 1 – 1.5 hours long workshop
- Create the promotional poster
- Provide the registration template for Host to use
- Provide handouts
- Bring the AV equipment
- Promote the workshop (Parkland Valley Facebook page, Parkland Valley website)
The following are workshops Parkland Valley currently offers: Grant Writing Tips, Volunteer Job Description Templates, Program Planning Steps, How to Host a Successful Meeting and Welcoming and Inclusive Communities (WIC). Descriptions of the above listed workshops, can be found under the Programs–>Workshops tab on our website.
Is there a workshop you are interested in that is not listed? Let us know what workshop you are looking for!
For more information, please contact any Parkland Valley Staff Member:
Sheila – email@example.com (306)782-3353
Chelsey – firstname.lastname@example.org (306)786-6586
Erin – email@example.com (306)786-6585