Workshops

We also run workshops! Village PR provides workshops to not-for-profit staff and boards on the following topics.

  • Creating a communication plan
  • Social media (beginner and advanced), focusing on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Key messages
  • Working with the media
  • Crisis communication

We’ll come to you (or your location of choice). To request a workshop customised in length and content, please contact us.

Upcoming Workshops

Social Media for Not For Profits
February 21, 2018, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Volunteer Ottawa, 850 Industrial Ave, Unit 17F

Register here.

Past Workshops

Social Media for Non-Profit Organizations
Evening class: May 16, 2017, 6 – 9 p.m.
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road (United Way building)

Media Training
May 29, 2017
Private training for not-for-profit client

Developing a Communications Plan
March 8, 2017 – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road (United Way building)

Five Steps to a Communication Strategy
National Invasive Species Forum
March 2, 2017,  Sheraton Ottawa Hotel

Working With The Media
February 15, 2017, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road (United Way building)

Social Media
January 18, 2017 – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road (United Way building)

Social Media
September 27, 2016 – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road (United Way building)

Communications Planning for Not-for-profits
June 31, 2016 – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road (United Way building)

Working With The Media
May 27, 2016
Private Session for not-for-profit client

Twitter Strategy
May 25, 2016
Private session for not-for-profit client

Social Media for Not-for-profits
April 6, 2016 – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road (United Way building)

Key Messages That Connect
March 14, 2016
Private session for not-for-profit client

Communications Planning for Not-for-profits
Jan 21, 2016 – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road (United Way building)

Media Pitching and Interviewing
Dec 8, 2015 – 9 to 11 a.m.
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road (United Way building)

Social Media for Not-for-profits
Nov 12, 2015 – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road (United Way building)

Communications Planning for Non-profits
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road (United Way building)
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Media Pitching and Interviewing Skills for Non-profits
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road (United Way building)
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 9 – 11 a.m.

Social Media for Not-For-Profit Organizations
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road
Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Attracting Top Talent with LinkedIn
Private session for non-profit client
Monday, February 23, 2015, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Social Media for Not-For-Profit Organizations
Invest Ottawa, 80 Aberdeen Street, Suite 100
November 27, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Social Media for Non-Profit Organizations
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road
Monday, September 22, 2014,  9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Social Media for Non-Profit Organizations
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road
Thursday, August 21, 2014,  9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Social Media for Non-Profit Organizations
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road
Thursday, May 29, 2014,  9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Facebook and Twitter for Beginners
Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road
Tuesday, May 6, 2014,  9 to 11 a.m.

Developing a Communications Plan
Ottawa DoulaCARE members only.
April 23, 2014

Social Media for Not-for-profits 
Alliance to End Homelessness, Ottawa
February 26, 2014

Facebook and Twitter for Beginners
Alliance to End Homelessness, Ottawa
February 18, 2014

Communications Planning for Not-for-Profit Organizations
Volunteer Ottawa
Thursday, January 16, 2014, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Social Media for Not-for-profits
Carlington Community Health Centre
November 14, 2013

Social Media for Not-for-profits
Local Agencies Serving Immigrants (LASI) partner agencies
October 16, 2013

Social Media for Not-for-profits
World Skills Employment Centre
October 9, 2013

Social Media for Not-for-profits
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
October 1, 2013

Media Training
Not-for-profit client, Ottawa
Monday, July 9, 2013 and Monday, July 16, 2013

Non-Profit Communications Planning and Tools: Do You Really Need To Be On Social Media?
Carleton University, School of Public Policy and Administration
June 10, 2013, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Non-Profit Communications Planning and Tools: Do You Really Need To Be On Social Media?
Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs National Conference
April 24, 2013, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hilton Lac Leamy, Gatineau QC

Communications Planning for Non-profits 
Catholic Centre for Immigrants
February 26, 2013, 5:30 – 8:30

Citizen Advocacy social media case study
Presented during full-day social media workshop
Carleton University
February 20, 2013

Communications Planning for Non-profits
Volunteer Ottawa
February 6, 2013, 1 – 4 p.m.