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Leadership competencies and training for new and emerging not-for-profit managers in Vancouver

Understand yourself, your values and gain the confidence to excel as a not-for-profit leader

Leadership Principles strengthens your individual leadership skills and personal attributes to positively impact the effectiveness of your organization.

The Leadership Principles series is a unique professional development offering for not-for-profit managers seeking to enhance their current leadership approach.

Is Leadership Principles Right for You?

You are an ideal candidate of the Leadership Principles program if you:

  • are currently working in the not-for-profit sector and thinking about a long term career
  • are responsible for leading individuals and teams to deliver results
  • have a combination of demonstrating leadership in your current role, along with vision and aspiration to take on further leadership responsibilities in your career

Program Details

Fall 2018
City of Vancouver Bursary
Application Deadline:
August 30, 2018 at 4pm
Dates & Time: September 20, October 9, October 23 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 1183 Melville Street, Downtown Vancouver
Fee: $500

Program Benefits

  • You leave this program with greater insight and clarity around your value, new skills for leading teams, and broaden your style and approach.
  • You learn concrete skills that support your growth and development as a leader in your current role (and the next!).


Leadership Principles focuses on two leadership attributes: leads self, and develops talent. Over three sessions, you will look at your own personal leadership approach, as well as developing individuals and developing teams.

  • Session 1: Leading Self
  • Session 2: Leading Individuals
  • Session 3: Leading Teams

Visit the full program outline to find out more about the Leadership Principles program.


Jodi Rai, Senior Labour Relations Advisor with Fisheries & Oceans Canada

Required Course Material

Further develop your leadership and team skills to put you on the right career path.  


Are you a City of Vancouver Grantee? Apply for a bursary for Leadership Principles.

Questions about Leadership Principles? Get in touch with us:

Carla Koulas
Client Relations Coordinator
(604) 968-1943

City of Vancouver Grantee Organizations can apply for a Leadership Principles bursary via the program's application form. Candidates will be selected by a panel according to specific criteria.



Develop your leadership and team skills to put you on the right career path. 

Are you a City of Vancouver Grantee? Apply for a bursary for Leadership Principles.


Fall 2018 City of Vancouver Busary Deadline: August 30th, 2018 | 4:00pm


Fall Schedule
September 20, 2018 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm 
October 9, 2018 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
October 23, 2018 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm


Leadership Principles Program Outline - leadership development for new not-for-profit leaders in Vancouver



  Jodi Rai

Jodi Rai is the facilitator of Leadership Principles.

Jodi Rai is on a mission to support organizations and parents in being self-aware, strategic and empathetically impactful. She is a Free Agent with Treasury Board Secretariat and has her own practice as a People Strategist/ Intentifer™ leveraging her 18 + years of Human Resources Management expertise in the areas of Organizational Development and Talent Management. She holds a Masters in Leadership, certifications in Instructional Design, Facilitating Dialogue, and Emotional Intelligence. She also considers herself to be working towards a life-long “degree in motherhood” – her two children are her life’s muse. She is currently conducting research on self-awareness and impact something she calls Intentification™. As an Intentifier™ (someone who has identified their intent and helps others to do the same), Jodi provides training, consulting, and coaching services that are a blend of neuroscience, human development theories and experiential case studies.


t: 604 875 9144
f: 604 875 0710
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5


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