Thursday, February 5, 2015

JCI Prairie Region LOTS Training

JCI Humboldt has graciously invited us to join them for some training taking place on Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at the Bella Vista Inn. Members of JCI Winnipeg, JCI Edmonton, JCI Calgary will join JCI Humboldt for annual Local Officer Training School (LOTS). 

Have a look at last year's account of our LOTS training, that took place in Regina, SK : 2014 Local Officer Training School

2014 LOTS Training in Regina, SK
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Training Agenda

Participating JCI Members can register for JCI Admin and JCI Achieve to earn credit for taking the courses and be eligible to become certified trainers upon successful completion.

Register here:

9:00 AM - JCI Adminfacilitated by Danelle Hueging, JCI Canada National Vice President

JCI Admin is the JCI Local Organization management course recommended for any member who wants to become a member of the local board or a leader at any level in the Local Organization. The course covers the structure of the local board, management of the Local Organization affairs and the responsibility of the Local Organization in providing development opportunities that will empower JCI members to create positive change in and outside of JCI.

12:30-1:30 PM - Lunch

1:30 PM - JCI Achieve, facilitated by Danelle Hueging, JCI Canada National Vice President

The JCI Achieve course uses discussions and analogies to help members understand one’s own values and the values and principles of JCI, the role of all members in establishing the Local Organization’s identity, the activities needed to fulfill the JCI Mission and develop JCI members into active citizens 
who will create positive change in their communities. 

3:30 - 4:00 PM - Break

4:00 PM - Content Marketing and Social Media, Facilitated by Simon Méthot, JCI Winnipeg 

This workshop is custom made to help participants maximize their web presence through a content creation strategy coupled with effective use of social media to drive traffic to it. Simon Méthot, JCI Winnipeg Director Communications will facilitate this workshop by sharing the story of how JCI Winnipeg successfully built an important web presence in 2014, at no cost, through the use of strategic social media use, free online tools and content submitted by the membership.

Topic covered include:
  • Blogger, for chapters who do not have a web presence. 
  • Tips for Content Creation for non-profit, volunteer organisations. 
  • Hootsuite, for scheduled social media posting.
  • Dropbox for hosting/sharing documents.
  • JotForm for designing online forms.
  • Microsoft Word for creating printed programs.
  • PDFSAM for working with PDF files.
We look forward to meeting you all at these workshops, and hope you find a few tips and strategies that can help you and your chapter reach maximum potential.

About Danelle Hueging

Member since May 2012, Danelle served as JCI Winnipeg's 91st president. She brings a wide range of experience to JCI Winnipeg, including recently acquired Project Management Professional accreditation. Have a look at her profile and connect with her on LinkedIn.

You can also read her incoming President's message here : 2014 President's message
Read about her year end summary here: One year to lead - A look back on 2014

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