Volunteer Management Workshop:

Join us for a dynamic and interactive Volunteer Management Workshop, where you’ll gain the skills and knowledge needed to lead, inspire, and maximize the potential of your volunteer team.


5:00 pm ET

Virtual - Zoom

Daniel Panneton

About the Host

Dan Panneton is the Director of Allyship and Community Engagement at FSWC, where he works on policy, advocacy, and allyship. He holds masters degrees in History from Queen’s University and Museum Studies from the University of Toronto and brings experience as a historian and anti-hate researcher to the position. Dan is on the Board of Directors at the Toronto Ward Museum, was the recipient of the Ontario Historical Society’s 2018 Public Programming Award, and led the creation of the Government of Canada Anti-Racism Action Program funded resource Hatepedia at the Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre. He speaks regularly on issues related to Holocaust memory, online hate, antisemitism, and extremism, and his writing has appeared in outlets like The Atlantic, The Globe and Mail, and The Walrus.

Past Capacity-Building Webinars

Webinar #1: Leadership Talk with AJ Kim
Webinar #1: Leadership Talk with AJ Kim

October 4th 2023, 5pm EST

AJ Kim, is a globally recognized humanitarian, documentary photographer, filmmaker, and social entrepreneur. With years of experience in multicultural and humanitarian field projects dedicated to famine prevention, sustainable development, and education development across Asia, she founded gdly Inc., a Toronto-based social-impact community and consulting firm. Prior to gdly, she also served as the co-founder and CEO of Mind Ground, a leading Korean mindfulness platform in 2020-2022, and is currently the president of the Global Peace Arts & Culture Foundation. She is dedicated to her mission of “inner peace to world peace,” actively participating in global leadership development through her NGOs and various creative multimedia projects. She strives to inspire young global leaders and entrepreneurs to pursue a conscious and culturally sustainable path, helping them care for their holistic well-being.

Webinar: Challenging Status Quos and Regaining Your Power
Webinar: Challenging Status Quos and Regaining Your Power

December 14th 2023, 5pm EST

Sheila Vijeyarasa holds an MBA (with Distinction) and has held the position as a Finance and Commercial Director. She is a cutting-edge leader in the movement towards courageous leadership, spirituality, consciousness and mindfulness within the corporate setting. Her internationally acclaimed book, Brave: Courageously Live Your Truth has been described as a ‘comprehensive spiritual guidebook’ for the conscious corporate leader. She is a powerful spiritual medium and transformational coach. She has appeared on the Australian Television show Psychic TV. She combines spiritual wisdom with executive leadership coaching to empower you to go out and transform your life.

Webinar: Grant Writing for Success
Webinar: Grant Writing for Success

January 25th 2024, 5pm EST

Christopher Thompson is a passionate leader who has a desire to empower others and give back to the community. He currently serves as the Executive Director of The Federation of Black Canadians, a national non-profit organization with over 13 employees across Canada, that advances the social, economic, political and cultural interests of Canadians of African descent. Furthermore, in 2016 Chris also founded a local charity in the Peel Region that focuses on life skills development for youth and young adults called Skills for Life. Chris has over 15 years of experience in community engagement and grassroot organization capacity building. Furthermore, he has developed grassroot organizations from having no funding and no staff, to groups attaining $100k-2 million in annual budgets, while managing over 20 staff collectively across several organizations. Chris is also the founder and Principle Consultant of Chris Consulting Group where the focus is preparing NFP’s for success in new a new age of challenges and opportunities.

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