Board of Directors Resources

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SABDA (St Ann’s Bay Development Association) presents:

Tips for Productive Meetings

Wednesday 1 June 2016, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Celtic Tea Room at St. Ann’s Bay U nited Church

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Guest Speaker Alastair MacLeod chaired the Citizens’ Liaison Committee for the Sydney Tar Ponds cleanup. He has been a director of the Atlantic Provinces Chamber of Commerce, and of Nova Scotia Business Inc., and was President of the Nova Scotia Chambers of Commerce. In 2007, he was inducted into the Cape Breton Business Hall of Fame.

Topics discussed in Tips for Productive Meetings:

  • The role of the Chair and Committee Members.
  • The structure of effective meetings.
  • The importance of welcoming new members.
  • The need for respectful and inclusive discussions.
  • How to reach consensus.

Free admission. Refreshments will be served.

tinyurl.com/productiveMeeting

Recreation Nova Scotia Board of Directors Video Training Series

Board of Directors Training Videos

Welcome to the Recreation Nova Scotia Board of Directors Video Training Series (Made possible by a grant from the Nova Scotia Voluntary Sector Professional Capacity Trust)

For a comprehensive list of documents and resources for board members:

https://charityvillage.com/jobs/tools-resources.aspx

Recreation Nova Scotia Board of Directors Video Training Series which has been made possible by a grant from the Nova Scotia Voluntary Sector Professional Capacity Trust.

Introduction

For a comprehensive list of documents and resources for board members, please click here.

What Does it Mean to be a Board Member?

10 Ways to connect with your membershipRecreation Nova Scotia

Definition of GovernanceRecreation Nova Scotia

To find out about Canada Revenue Agency and charitable status, click here.

To find out how to become a charitable organization, click here.

For more resources on becoming a charity, click here.

For information on starting a non-profit organization or charity, click here.

Basic Roles and Responsibilities of a Board Member

Recreation Nova ScotiaSample Consent to Act as a Director

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy Version 1Recreation Nova Scotia

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy Version 2Recreation Nova Scotia

For a link to A Primer for Directors Of Not-For-Profit Corporations, please click here.

Priorities and Getting Things Done

Business Planning and Budgets

For a link to Business Plan templates, please click here.

Good Minutes

Recreation Nova Scotia Good Minutes

Succession Planning

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Sample Succession Plan

Recruiting New Board Members

For a link to Best Practice Guidelines for Screening Volunteers, please click here.

For more information about screening volunteers, please click here.

Board Orientation & Training

BOD Orientation AgendaRecreation Nova Scotia and Manual

Monitoring Organizational Performance

Performance Indicator and Measurement WorksheetRecreation Nova Scotia

Board Self Evaluation

Sample Board Self EvaluationSample Succession Plan

Reading Financial Statements

Planning Your Meeting

Sample BOD Agenda Planning PolicyRecreation Nova Scotia

Sample BOD Yearly WorkplanRecreation Nova Scotia

Levels of Input Chart

Program Evaluation for Nonprofit Organizations

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Demonstrating Value: Evaluation for Non-Profit Organizations 
Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia  Demonstrating Value:   Evaluation for Non-Profit Organizations

TRURO:         April 18th, May 2nd, May 3rd & June 13th

HALIFAX:       April 19th, May 16th, May 17th,& June 14th

LIVERPOOL:  April 21st, May 25th, May 26th & June 16th

SYDNEY:       April 25th, May 30th, May 31st & June 20th

This four-day, skill building program on evaluation for non-profit organizations will enable participants to: 1. Develop an evaluation framework for programs and services 2. Build evaluation into an organization as part of program management Topics include: logic models, theory of change, the evaluation focus, data collection methods, measures, analysis and reporting as well as building internal evaluation strategies.   Program instructor, Dr. Kaireen Chaytor, is a leader in the field of community and organizational evaluation.  She will work with participants on practical applications of evaluation principles and methods to their non-profit organizations.  The four days of this in-depth program will be delivered over an 8-week period and participants are requested to commit to all four days.  There is required reading and writing outside of the formal sessions.  Participants will be asked to submit draft evaluation plans for review. Fees include a comprehensive workbook, readings and nutritional breaks.  CSCNS Members:  $200.00 Non-Members:        $250.00 Course materials will be sent to participants upon payment of registration. Workbooks will be provided at the time of the course. Participants are responsible for lunch.  Nutritional snacks will be provided. To register, please follow the registration links below: TRURO Location: Central Nova Womens Resource Centre, 82 Esplanade Street. Dates: April 18th, May 2nd, May 3rd & June 13th Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm  To register for Truro: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/truro-demonstrating-value-evaluation-for-non-profit-organizations-tickets-23264384400 HALIFAX Location: Captain William Spry Centre, 16 Sussex St., Halifax Dates: April 19th, May 16th, May 17th & June 14th Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm To register for Halifax: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/halifax-demonstrating-value-evaluation-for-non-profit-organizations-tickets-23242194028 LIVERPOOL Location: South Shore Opportunity, 7A Hensey Drive, Liverpool Dates: April 21st, May 25th, May 26th & June 16th Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm To register for Liverpool:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/liverpool-demonstrating-value-evaluation-for-non-profit-organizations-tickets-23265061425  SYDNEY Location: Cape Breton University, Shannon School of Business, Rm SB 201 Dates: April 25th, May 30th, May 31st & June 20th Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm To register for Sydney: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sydney-demonstrating-value-evaluation-for-non-profit-organizations-tickets-23262911996 Please contact Veronica McNeil vmcneil@csc-ns.ca for further program information.

Financial support for this initiative is provided by the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services.

 

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