NOON NUGGET: Nov 18th. Listening to Ourselves: The Prequel to Active Listening

The Saint John Volunteer Centre Presents NOON NUGGET WORKSHOP November 18, 2016 Please bring payment day of workshop  Listening to Ourselves: The Prequel to Active Listening We hear a great deal about the importance of Active Listening for providing a foundation for effective communication, negotiation and problem solving. However, before we are able to listen[...]

NOON NUGGET – Oct 14th “Volunteers are your Champions Go for the Gold!”

The Saint John Volunteer Centre Presents Noon Nugget October 14, 2016 $25 per person – Please bring payment day of workshop Volunteers are your Champions – GO FOR THE GOLD!! 2016 is an Olympic year and volunteers are the champions of your organization. Come out and learn how to treat them like gold to attract and[...]

WORKSHOP: Successful Grant Proposal Writing for nonprofits

grant_writing_feature“Seeking Approval” – Successful Grant Proposal Writing Steps and Strategies

Grants from institutional sources – government agencies, foundations, service clubs, associations and the like – are a major revenue source for charities and non-profit groups striving to jumpstart new programs or strengthen existing services.  Yet the process of researching granting sources and developing compelling proposals can be a mysterious and frustrating quest for many charities.  [...]

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NOON NUGGET May 27th – Creating and Maintaining a Strong Board

This noon nugget will explore how to build a strong and effective board of directors and how to maintain that board.  This session should be of interest to anyone who is serving on a board of directors or plans to serve in the future and to those who work with a board ie executive directors or management[...]

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WORKSHOP: Body Safety: Empowering Your Kids Through Conversation

A FREE event for adults who want to learn more about sexual abuse prevention Tuesday May 31st 2016 Quispamsis Qplex 6:30pm – 8:00pm 1) Why is it important to talk to children about their bodies? 2) How do we start these conversations? 3) How can we spot child predators that are among us every day?[...]

Mental Health First Aid Sessions

You will learn how to: ~Recognize the signs & symptoms of mental health problems ~Provide initial help ~Guide a person towards appropriate professional help Did you know that half of all mental disorders begin by  the age 14-24? And 1 person in 3 will experience a mental health problem at some point in their lifetime.[...]

Data 4 Impact Workshop – Increase the capacity of your nonprofit!

data impact graphicsOn April 27, 2016 the NB Social Policy Research Network will host Data 4 Impact in Saint John.

Targeted towards community organizations, this is a full-day, workshop-based summit to share stories and effective tools to create, collect, and use data to help solve the complex issues for which our community organizations exist.

Want to make your call to action clear? Looking to communicate your why to funders, community, and stakeholders? Looking for evidence to help guide your decisions to direct your organization for clear impact? You’re doing it, let us help you prove it. [...]

A Recipe for Literacy

A Program of The Family Resource Centre What: an interactive, hands-on approach to literacy where visual aids are used to complement simple math skills such as sequencing, steps, numbers, etc.  through a fun cooking program. Who:  Parents / Caregivers 4-5 year olds When: Friday mornings, (4-week program) 10:00am until 11:30am Friday, May 20th, May 27th, June 3rd &[...]

The Family Resource Centre (S.J.) Inc. Prenatal Classes

The Family Resource Centre Prenatal Program for moms to be 24 years and under starting on April 7th, 2016. Our Prenatal classes are especially designed for moms to be age 24 years and under and their support people, this program is free of charge, transportation support is available. April 7 -  May 12 ,2016 (Thursdays) from 6:00-8:00,[...]