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CFCC's 2017 Food Summit has ended

Join Community Food Centres Canada in Toronto for the 2017 Food Summit! This event gathers staff from Community Food Centres and Good Food Organizations to share ideas, make meaningful connections, and get energized for our collective work building a healthy and fair food system. Highlights include three tours, a public keynote event, 20+ workshops, themed meet-ups, and our Saturday night social. Read on for the schedule, logistics, and ticket information. Registration closes on March 12, 2017 but register early to secure a spot! Watch this space as more program details will be available soon.

Sunday, April 9 • 9:30am - 11:00am
Knowledge swap: The art and science of working with volunteers

As organizations doing community food work, the volunteers that come our way are wide-ranging — from corporate groups wanting to do good for a day, to well-intentioned middle class people wanting to contribute, to those who experience marginalization and may double as program participants. While there is room for everyone to lend a hand, an organization will do well by having clear guidelines, orientation processes, and staff trained to manage this diverse audience. Bring your insight, tools, and quandaries to this participatory session where we’ll explore how to bring in great volunteers, get them on board with your mission, and improve their skills / confidence (if that’s what they're after), all while ensuring they are contributing in helpful and tangible ways.


Sunday April 9, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
Hart House 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto