Connect with the abundance of talent in your community
Explore practices that support the successful engagement of 'Knowledge Philanthropists', or skilled volunteers, and learn how to proactively plan for, attract, and engage them in your work. From project managers to human resources experts, from business analysts to information technology specialists, community members are eager to contribute their skills to your cause.
In this two-hour workshop, you will gain concrete tools and templates to successfully plan for, recruit, and manage Knowledge Philanthropists. By thinking "'who?" before "how much?", you can:
Embrace an abundant mindset and achieve more with less
Give talented people the opportunity to use their skills to support a cause they believe in
Chris has a professional background in human resource management, volunteer administration, and social work. She has had a career in the not-for-profit, public, and municipal sectors. Recently, Chris completed her Master of Science in Human Resource Management at the University of Liverpool and received her designation as a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR).
Chris enjoys all aspects of Human Resources and is especially passionate about Talent Management and performance management when working with teams and leaders. her program development skills have resulted in countries implementing the same program and sharing their successes. She is proud of a Leading Practice award from Accreditation Canada. She was recognized for her work as the Director, Volunteer Resource, and Engagement when at island Health with the Infection Prevention and Control Department for developing and delivering a patient focus initiative on hand hygiene.
Chris loves travelling, reading, gardening, and exploring Vancouver Island, British Columbia, with her beautiful wife. When not working, she enjoys paddling around Spider Lake, on the ocean, or landscaping her backyard.