Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:

Tuesday, 21 June 2016 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

Ontario Power Generation Visitor Centre, 2500B 2nd Street W, Cornwall, On K6H 5R6

New for 2016!

The Social Development Council is pleased to invite you to two events:

1.   The SDC Annual General Meeting and phase 2 of our Volunteer Managers Network Meeting.

Please see the agenda below for more details:


8:45 – 9:15am

Annual General Meeting for the Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area. Please join us to  listen to the Board of Directors conduct the year end business.

9:15 – 9:30am


9:30 – 12:00pm

The official launch of the Poverty Working Group’s (PWG) Volunteer Hub Project and a facilitated meeting on what’s next for SD&G. 

·      Cornwall & Area Volunteer Hub & the introduction of the website.

·      Ontario Volunteer Centre Network (OVCN)

9:30 – 10:00am

Seale Projects Inc. –  Ryan Seale presents the Volunteer Hub (website) http://volunteerhub.ca/



10:30 – 12:00pm

Guest Facilitator – from the Ontario Volunteer Centre Network

Cody Palmer- Almond – Ontario Project Manager (OVCN) http://www.ovcn.ca

OVCN inspires and strengthens leadership through community service and volunteer engagement, and promotes the 3Rs of volunteerism –Recruit! Retain! Recognize!

The focus of the discussion will be:

  • Presentation of various models:

Ø       Informal support network of Managers of Volunteers

Ø       Formal network such as an AVA (Association of Volunteer Administrators)

Ø       Volunteer Centre model (Support Managers of Volunteers, volunteers and

organizations working with volunteers)

  • Community conversation to investigate needs in the Cornwall area
  • Discussion around benefits and drawbacks of each model in relationship to identified needs
  • Identify next steps


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