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PD Week 2017 Organizing Committee Member


PD Week 2017 Organizing Committee Member (2017-01V)

Posting Date: 2017-03-15
Start Date: 2017-03
Location: Ottawa/Gatineau

Participate in PD Week 2017 Organizing Committee Meetings. Help determine program content, select speakers, coordinate content creation and delivery, promote the event, PR, networking and much more

Volunteering in this capacity will help develop the following skillsets:

  1. Negotiation/persuasion
  2. Strategic thinking - Ideas
  3. Engagement
  4. Management excellence - People
  5. Planning and Resource Management
  6. Oral communication
  7. Leadership

What's in it for me?

  • Grow your network and build your reputation in the community;
  • complimentary fmi*igf membership;
  • complimentary registration to PD Week 2016 (all 4 days);
  • the chance to participate as a group contributor for an National event;
  • appreciation event for volunteers only;
  • training opportunity for volunteers only;
  • monthly committee meeting with lunch included; and,
  • develop new skills and competencies outside of your everyday work.
Time Commitment:
  • 1 lunch meeting - 1½ hours/month
  • 1 Stream Committee meeting - average 1½ hours/month
  • Emails, calls and correspondence - average of 2 hours/month
Most of these elements can be flexible according to your schedule.
Skills and Experience: Good communication skills and well organized, punctual and pro-active. Experience working outside of federal departments, either with Crown Corporations, Agencies, private sector or other levels of Government is strongly desired. Willingness to develop your networking skills and competencies in regards to organising events and managing projects.

Ability to communicate in French or English.
Contact: For additional information, contact .