Register now for OCIC’s Managing Compassion Fatigue Workshop to learn how to identify risk and increase resilience towards a successful International Development career. Join us: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Centre for Social Innovation, 215 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, in the Alterna Savings meeting room on the 4th floor. This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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Increase your reach and impact among your stakeholders. Join us for a conversation on how to improve organizational performance and communications practices. OCIC wants to explore the communications platforms our members use to convey their initiatives and activities among their target audience: Canadians, prospects, employees and partners.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Four Points Toronto Airport Hotel 6257 Airport Road Mississauga, Ontario L4V 1E4 Canada
REVOLUTIONIZE YOUR ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY!
PUBLIC CONSULTATION CANADA – INNOVATIVE AND PROVEN TOOLS TO INCREASE ENGAGEMENT The only event in Canada to help you drive engagement and project approval. Insights from 20+ top speakers to improve public consultation. Learn from 10 case studies. Limited discounts available. Specially designed for Canadian public consultation professionals, this NATIONAL forum connects you with industry thought leaders and peers for exclusive knowledge sharing. o Tap into the collective wisdom to advance public consultation excellence.Read More
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Learn steps to ensure your organization stays ahead of the curve when it comes to online fundraising
Online fundraising is the fastest growing fundraising channel, and it’s likely that it will only continue to increase. If your organization isn’t already developing strategies for digital fundraising, you’re likely falling behind. Ryan Garnett will show you the steps to take to ensure that your organization stays ahead of the curve when it comes to online fundraising. When: December 2, 2015 Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Eastern Time Led by Ryan Garnett, Harvey McKinnon and Associates Registration Cost: $25 This webinar is hosted by the Sustainability NetworkRead More
Thursday, December 3, 2015
University of Ottawa, Lamoureux Hall, Room 242, 145 Jean-Jacques Lussier Private, Ottawa, ON, K1N 9A7
Learn about the SDGs and how Canada can help achieve these targets
Last September, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all countries at the United Nations, setting an agenda to meet ambitious targets by 2030. Join RESULTS Canada's UOttawa group to learn more about the SDGs, with particular focus on the first six, and have an open discussion about how to raise awareness on these critical issues.Read More
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Ryerson University (Toronto), ARC Architecture building, 325 Church Street, Room ARC-100
Crossroads' International Volunteer Day event featuring Lawrence Hill
Join best-selling author and Crossroads International volunteer Lawrence Hill on Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 6-8pm as he discusses the impact volunteering has made on his life and writing. “In the seventies and eighties, I travelled to Africa three times with Crossroads International,” says Hill. “Each of those trips changed me, and shaped my view of myself and the world.Read More
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Centre for Social Innovation, 215 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, in the Alterna Savings meeting room on the 4th floor. This venue is wheelchair accessible.
Register now for OCIC’s Managing Compassion Fatigue Workshop to learn how to identify risk and increase resilience towards a successful International Development career.
Every International Development worker, volunteer and student will experience predictable patterns of frustration, stress, burnout, direct and vicarious trauma, and compassion fatigue leading to illness, rapid job turnover, negative effects on careers and personal life, and too often, leaving the profession. This workshop explores the often ignored and always present occupational hazard of Compassion Fatigue (CF), explaining the early signs and symptoms of CF, and accompanying trauma, depression, and burnout factors.Read More
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Learn how to boost your organization's income, and increase financial stability
In this webinar, Harvey will teach you how to build donor loyalty, boost your organization’s income, and increase financial stability. Harvey’s techniques and insights are based on more than thirty years’ experience helping raise hundreds of millions of dollars through monthly giving programs. He will teach you how to set up and sustain a lucrative monthly giving program or fine-tune an existing one. You’ll learn how to avoid common mistakes and maximize the income from your monthly giving program.Read More
Monday, December 14, 2015
OCIC's Communications Networks
Increase your reach and impact among your stakeholders. Join us for a conversation on how to improve organizational performance and communications practices. OCIC wants to explore the communications platforms our members use to convey their initiatives and activities among their target audience: Canadians, prospects, employees and partners.Read More
Saturday, December 19, 2015
305 York Lanes, York University
Great Opportunity for Classroom Teachers!
How can teachers best engage students from African/Caribbean/Indigenous/Latin American diasporic groups? Please join us for exciting and important conversations on inclusive teaching methods, culturally responsive curriculum-based strategies, and resources-sharing for increasing student achievement and well-being! In this session, we will: • unpack micro-aggressions; • explore ways that stereotypes impact the classroom environment; • and explore Latinx student experiences in Toronto schools. Space is limited - register today! To register, click here: https://www.surveymonkey.cRead More
Friday, January 22, 2016
Delta Ottawa City Centre, 101 Lyon Street North, Ottawa, ON K1R 5T9
Inclusive Economies. Inclusive Societies. Collaborative action for youth and women
Inclusive Economies. Inclusive Societies. Collaborative action for youth and women January 22 - 23, 2016 | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada #wuscceciforum The post-2015 agenda has challenged development professionals, civil society organizations, governments and the private sector to support more inclusive markets that will foster shared prosperity for all.Read More
Friday, January 22, 2016
Glendon College, York University | 2275 Bayview Avenue | Toronto | ON | M4N 3M6
'How Terrorism Affects the Laws of Armed Conflict'
Join us at our annual International Humanitarian Law conference in Toronto as we focus on the challenges that the issue of terrorism presents to the Laws of Armed Conflict. As contemporary conflicts involve increasingly greater numbers of non-state armed groups, understanding international rules that apply to these diverse groups is essential to increasing compliance with international law.Read More
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Save The Date: OCIC IDW 2016 Events
International Development Week (IDW) is an annual public engagement initiative led by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada to increase awareness of Canada’s contribution to international development. The week provides a national platform for the international cooperation community in Canada to celebrate and share our achievements, and to encourage the active engagement of all Canadians, as global citizens. Every year OCIC collaborates and partners with member organizations to create engaging and innovative programming. Stay tuned for details!Read More
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
The world's leading and largest global health conference and the largest social entrepreneurship conference
Global Health & Innovation Conference April 16-17, 2016 Yale University, New Haven, CT 13th Annual Conference Presented by Unite For Site Register for the Global Health & Innovation Conference by August 31st for a reduced registration rate. The Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale on April 16-17, 2016, is the world's leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,200 professionals and students from all 50 states and more than 55 countries.Read More
Monday, July 11, 2016
University of Ottawa , Ottawa , ON
An intensive six-day experiential Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation workshop that is practically focused
When: July 11-16, 2016 There is increasing evidence showing that evaluation practices that are participatory and inclusive as possible lead to recommendations that have a better probability of being implemented and adopted. Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E) involves a different approach to project monitoring and evaluation by involving local people, project stakeholders, and development agencies deciding together about how to measure results and what actions should follow once this information has been collected and analyzed.Read More
Monday, July 25, 2016
University of Ottawa , Ottawa, ON
A workshop that will move you beyond theory to apply in practical and useful ways gender analysis and gender sensitive strategies
When: July 25-29, 2016 The popular Gender Training Workshop seeks to provide workshop participants with a solid understanding & skills in core concepts, gender analysis frameworks and gender strategies that can improve the effectiveness of your organization’s programmes and projects in working with women and men, boys and girls. The workshop will move you beyond the theory to apply in practical and useful ways gender analysis and gender sensitive strategies to your organization and its programmes to achieve greater social justice.Read More