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Leading Volunteers: A retrospect with Adam Janes

  • March 21, 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual
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 The PAVRO Professional Development Team is Proud to Present:

Leading Volunteers: A retrospect with Adam Janes

Thursday, March 21st at 12:00 PM ET  

Session Information:

1. Key moments in the history of volunteering

2. Early visions of volunteerism and leaders of volunteers

3. Transitioning from a hierarchical to collaborative society

4. Discussion #1 Looking at Today: How is our evolving role advancing the not for profit and helping decentralize power in communities?

5. Discussion #2 Looking Ahead: How can we rally to add weight to volunteerism and ensure it continues to be a force for good?

Presenter Bio:

Adam Janes, CVA (he/him). Adam is a passionate not-for-profit leader with a heart for advocacy, volunteerism and community building.

He is currently the Coordinator of Volunteer Resources at the Ottawa Food Bank, the Vice President of VPMC (Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada), and Co-Chair of OLV (Ottawa Leaders of Volunteers).

Adam has also written/contributed to Engage Journal, CCVA (, Volunteer Canada, VMPC, Volunteer Ottawa and Beyond the Bake Sale and works with dozens of organizations on their volunteer management practices.

He lives in Ottawa (the unceded land of the Algonquin/Anishinaabe people) with his amazing wife and three wonderful teens.

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