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Training & Workshops

Learn so you can be at your best!

Synergy offers a variety of training opportunities and workshops for local not-for-profit organizations and volunteers.  Training and workshops such as board development training, marketing, and branding for Not-for-Profits and community brainstorms are just some of the topics we have offered. These sessions provide an opportunity for residents to expand their community development knowledge, network with likeminded individuals and gain a variety of resources.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

safeTALK: Suicide Alertness for Everyone

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A half-day workshop to learn the signs and how to get help for someone at risk of suicide.

Learning Objectives

- move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss, or avoid suicide

- identify people who have thoughts of suicide

- Apply the TALK steps to connect a person with thoughts of suicide to first aid intervention caregivers

Open to all community members 16 years and older.

 

Date: Saturday, November 25th

Location: Lifepath Centre for Community Leadership (101, 340 Merganser Dr W., Chestermere)

Time: 10:00am-2:30pm

Cost: $10/person

Lunch and Refreshments included

For more information contact Coralee McIntosh at coralee@yoursynergy.ca

The safeTALK Workshop brought to you by Synergy & the Chestermere and Area Mental Health Coalition.  Generously funded by the CMHA - Rural Mental Health Project and facilitated by the Centre for Suicide Prevention.

Talk, Ask, Listen Workshop with The Do More Ag Foundation

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This is a half day interactive workshop solely dedicated to those who are involved in agriculture. The “Talk, Ask, Listen” workshop was created by farmers for farmers. It has already been delivered to thousands of producers across Canada.  

 

We are glad to provide this opportunity for producers from across South East Rocky View County and all surrounding areas to take part in this training at no cost.

 

Date: Wednesday, December 6th

Location: The Track Golf Course (333 Boulder Creek Dr., LANGDON)

Time: 10:00am-3:00pm

Lunch and Refreshments included

For more information contact Coralee McIntosh at coralee@yoursynergy.ca

The Talk, Ask, Listen Workshop is brought to you by Synergy & the Chestermere and Area Mental Health Coalition.  Generously funded by the CMHA - Rural Mental Health Project and FCC.  Facilitated by The Do More Ag Foundation.

PAST WORKSHOPS

  • Board Development Training 

  • Marketing & Branding for Not-for-Profits

  • Communicating with Your Community

  • Public Speaking Workshop

  • How to Tell Your Story 

  • Basic Facilitation Skills Training 

  • Fund Development 

  • Volunteer Recruitment, Retention, Recognition & Screening

  • Introduction to Board Governance

HAVE AN IDEA FOR A WORKSHOP?

We are always open to feedback and suggestions regarding workshop topics.  Please contact us with your topic suggestions or for more information contact us at communications@yoursynergy.ca

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