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Whitehorse Food Bank Society

Tools & Best Practices

VBY shares documents, training audio podcasts, training videos and resources that have been produced for VBY by professional trainers, consultants or national organizations for the benefits of all Yukon non-profit agencies.  

Table of Contents (all our podcasts are on CJUC 92.5 FM - Whitehorse Community Radio in the VBY radio show, each Wednesday at noon)

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT

ASSESSMENT TOOLS

  • Assessment Tools for Nonprofits: The HR Council has developed a series of checklists to help small nonprofits evaluate their organization’s performance and identify individuals with responsibility for key indicators in seven functional areas.
  • Smart Partnership Checklist:  An Assessment Tools for Small Nonprofits.
  • Board Assessment Tool: This 3-page checklist helps boards evaluate how their performance on a broad range of board operations, roles, and responsibilities.
  • NGO Assessment Tool ("Is Your House in Order?"): This 4-page checklist, similar to the Board Assessment Tool, covers the functions of the whole organization.

FINANCIAL REPORTING

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

PRIVACY/INFORMATION PROTECTION

  • Privacy Principles-A Guide for Organizations: The following policy template was developed by Privacy Consultant Hank Moorlag. The template incorporates 10 universal privacy protection principles that will afford organizations a high standard of privacy protection for personal information. 
  • Privacy Self-Audit Outline: The purpose of this self-audit is twofold: to better understand why the organization collects personal information, and how personal privacy is protected by the organization’s collection, use, disclosure, retention and destruction practices. By Volunteer Trainer Hank Moorlag.
  • The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has prepared this guide to help organizations fulfill their responsibilities under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA): PIPEDA Guidelines, Part 1PIPEDA Guidelines, Part 2. By Volunteer Trainer Hank Moorlag.
  • Privacy & Protection Rules for Non-Profit Organizations (audio podcast) by Volunteer Trainer Hank Moorlag

LIABILITY/INSURANCE

PARTNERSHIP BUILDING IN YUKON

  • Partnership Building in Yukon: The intent of this document is to serve as a relevant, practical partnership reference tool. This tool will help organizations review their partnering practices to be better partners.This document is the collective effort of the Yukon Literacy Coalition (YLC) with its partners including delegates of the recent Partnership Forums, volunteer writers, researchers and the Volunteer Yukon (VY)
  • Sponsorship: Volunteer Yukon Sponsorship Kit (for example): One way for Volunteer Yukon to become more sustainable and less dependent with governments funding is to look for sponsors.
  • SMART Partnerships by Volunteer Trainer Patti Balsillie
  • Sponsorship for NGOs by Volunteer Trainer Darielle Talarico from Tipping Point Strategies

MEDIA

OTHER

Partners

Association franco-yukonnaise (AFY)
Yukon College
YuWin

Sponsors

Yukon News
What’s Up Yukon
CJUC 92.5 FM : Community Radio

Funders

Community Services
Advanced Education