Volunteer Connections

A workshop to kickstart your volunteer journey

Welcome to Volunteer Connections, a course made possible by The Wellness Network. In this short course, you'll learn all about how to get involved in your community: what it means to volunteer, the benefits of volunteering, and how you can get started.



Your Instructor


Emma Wallace
Emma Wallace

Emma works as a Program Specialist for the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations. In this role, she develops and coordinates capacity building programming for the non-profit sector and conducts research and evaluation projects related to sector transformation. Past roles have seen Emma working as a researcher, evaluator, community development and engagement specialist, and as a facilitator. She has a Masters in Community Engagement from the University of Alberta where she dedicated her studies to exploring and advocating for the inclusion of people experiencing poverty in anti-poverty initiatives. Emma is committed to employing community-based, participatory approaches in her work, and aims to ensure an equity lens is also at the forefront of everything she does.


Course Curriculum


  Welcome to Volunteer Connections
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  The Benefits of Getting Involved in the Community
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  My Volunteering Journey
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  Finding Opportunities to Get Involved
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  Meeting the Organization
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  Have Fun!
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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