Risk management workshop set for Sept. 28

Press Release

by Sept, 14
Community Living Fort Frances and District and the Insurance and Liability Resource Centre of Imagine Canada are excited to offer a general workshop for all board members of charities and non-profits regardless of mission in the Rainy River District without any participant fee.
The workshop will be held Tuesday, Sept. 28 at La Place Rendez-Vous from 1-8:30 p.m. (including dinner and refreshment breaks).
But those planning to attend should know that the registration deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 14. For more information and to register, contact Wendy at 274-5556, ext. 210.
The workshop is limited to 50 participants from nonprofit and charitable organizations. Participants will receive a 300 page resource binder covering the workshop material and more.
“We are very excited to have the opportunity to host this workshop as it has been in the works for about a year and half,” said Alanna Barr, executive director of
Community Living Fort Frances and District.
In the first 18 months of delivery, the Insurance and Liability Resource Centre has provided training to over 2,200 nonprofit leaders.
The full-day workshop provides the opportunity to participate in a training event that is practical, provides information on managing risk with confidence and organized common sense with an understanding that most risk is necessary, but it can be approached smartly.
David Hartley is the director of Imagine Canada’s Insurance and Liability Resource Centre for Nonprofits.
Previously a licensed insurance broker, David began a career in training insurance professional in 1998, eventually for three Canadian insurers, until he joined Imagine Canada with the opening of this centre in the summer of 2007.
Over the past three years, David has conducted more than 140 risk management, governance or insurance-specific workshops with over 4,400 nonprofit leaders in 43 Canadian town and cities. These workshops have met with rave reviews.
His presentation style is described as “fresh, informative and very engaging.”
Testimonials from some of the thousands of nonprofit leaders who’ve attended a risk management workshop, speak to the benefits of the topics and material.
“Usefulness of resource package: Wow!”
“Incredibly informative.”
“I got more out of this workshop than any I’ve attended in recent memory.”
Some of the organizations that have participated are: Children’s Aid Society of Ontario, Leadership Thunder Bay, Humber College (Toronto), London –Middlesex Health Unit, United Way, Victim Services Algoma, YWCA Yellowknife, North Superior Workplace Planning Board (Thunder Bay), Ryerson University (Toronto).