• Training Events may be open to anyone, or closed to a specific organization or a certain group of volunteers.
  • Most events are free, but there will be some that are not.
  • The events may be informal or formal, classroom, lecture style, or hands on practice.
  • Most will provide an opportunity to meet and network with other attendees.
  • Many of the training events will occur multiple times throughout the year, so if the one you want is full, check future dates.
  • As training events are scheduled, they display on the calendar in yellow on the day of the event.

How to sign up for a training event

  • Click the yellow date to display the event details. The event title will appear above a map which displays the location.
  • For full event information click on the “expand” button listed above the dates.
  • When you are ready, click the “book” button and fill out your name, phone number and email address and click the “book” button again to submit your information.
  • If you have any questions or concerns about signing up for an event, email or call 705-444-0040 ext. 238.

How to submit a request to host a training event

  • Organizations offering training (webinar, workshop, etc.) for volunteers can submit an application to post their event.
  • Once the application is received and approved by the Volunteer Centre, the event will be posted on our calendar.
  • The Volunteer Centre will create flyers for upcoming training events and distribute through our Community Announcement Service and to local media.
  • To submit an application form download the pdf file below, save it to your computer and attach it to an email sent to
  • If you have any questions or concerns about hosting an event, email or call 705-444-0040 ext. 238.


Download the volunteer training event submission form 

Training Event Calendar