Essential Stories - November 2019 Business Meeting & Workshop

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • The Yonge Street Mission (Classroom B)
  • 68


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Essential Stories - November 2019 Business Meeting & Workshop

A writer by trade and storyteller by heart, Shannon Leahy teaches people how to get clear, confident and creative about their story. Shannon escaped the publishing world so she could tell tall tales about (lovely) Canadians for newspapers and magazines. Today Shannon works exclusively with men and women looking to share first-person stories that reduce stigma and shift the status quo. A dynamic, entertaining and inspirational speaker, Shannon has told stories ranging from cancer and methadone to forest fires and timber wolves and most recently celebrated the impact of volunteerism as the Keynote Speaker for Volunteer Toronto’s 2019 AGM. 

Storytelling is an important part of promoting and sharing the impact of volunteerism in Toronto. Personal and meaningful stories are compelling, and help you discuss and highlight the important contributions of your volunteers and the work of your organization. But what about YOUR story? In this engaging and reflective workshop you will:

  • Discover new ways to think about and value your contributions 
  • Connect with colleagues to celebrate the work you do as volunteer management professionals
  • Reenergize your approach to recognizing your volunteer team

For those traveling by car: there is limited free parking available adjacent to TAVA's meeting space at Yonge Street Mission (306 Gerrard Street East), please check in with the reception desk to receive a parking pass. Paid parking at City of Toronto Green P lots is available at 51 Aberdeen Avenue and 405 Sherbourne Street.  

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