Special offer

Board Essentials

This is the perfect training for current and prospective board members to really know the ins and outs of their role and responsibilities on a board. Take it yourself or have your entire board participate to strengthen your effectiveness and cohesion. Plus, you can go at your own pace as the course is delivered online for your convenience.

For a limited time, this course is offered for only $80!
Volunteer MBC Member organizations can save even more, at only $60. Take advantage of this today.

Budgets demystified

November 25 Webinar

Stay on top of your financial accountability!

Comprehensive budgeting, sound financial management and financial reporting are the cornerstones of an effective organization. Join us for this workshop to gain a better understanding of financial management and financial control.

Join us on November 25 from 6-7:30PM for Understanding Budgets and Financial Reports with Eric Plato, CMA.

Rate: $35 for Volunteer MBC Member Organizations and $55 for Non-Members.

Perfect for...

  • current and new Boards
  • Executive Directors and Chief Executive Officers
  • Aspiring Board Directors

Registration for the webinar is now closed. Check back here for our next event and scroll down to see more learning and resources.

Resource Library

Access our vast library of resources and publications to strengthen yourself 
and your organization. We are always adding more.

COVID-19 and Crisis


Risk Management

What we offer

The Volunteer MBC Learning Centre provides a range of service types to support not-for-profit organizations with what they need for their individual and collective learning.

Online Learning Programs

Are you ready to dive into learning for your personal or professional growth? Our programs focus on material that applies to not-for profit staff, volunteers and leaders.

Networking Opportunities

There's no need to go it alone. The way forward is together. Join in one of our upcoming networking opportunities for useful peer-to-peer sharing, learning and mentorship.

Learning Technologies

Does your organization have unique learning needs to engage your board, staff or volunteers effectively? We can work with you to develop an affordable solution.

Resources & Publications

We have amassed many helpful resources that can help you deal with a crisis or work your way through an exercise. Whatever the need is, our searchable Resource Library is ready.

Excellence personified.

For International Volunteer Managers Day, we celebrated the contributions of those who lead and coordinate volunteers for the thousands of social purpose organizations that make the world a better place. This year's theme is "What is excellence?" and appreciates how leaders of volunteers stepped up to do the extraordinary to weather the impacts of the pandemic on the most vulnerable members of our society.

At our forum and celebration on November 4 , we heard from extraordinary leaders of volunteers and well-wishers.

4 reasons to choose us

Relevant and current

We provide learning that is tailored to the needs of today and bring in topics with specific and clear learning objectives for any audience.

Useful resources

We bring in the resources, be it subject matter experts or educational material, to really arm you with the knowledge and tools to navigate.

Varied learning modes

Whether it's a webinar, e-learning course, in-person workshop, or micro-learning, we always have an approach that works for you.

Global Awareness, Local Context

We're in tune with the provincial, national and global trends and events, but we break it down in terms of what it means for our community.

Learning is forever.

Keep yourself apprized and ready for today's challenges with the support of your local volunteer centre.

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