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September 2015 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s September 2015 E-Bulletin COCo Note Collective health insurance for Quebec community groups It’s no secret that the community sector in Quebec is dogged with high employee turnover. Many community workers, torn between their desire to work and act in collective solidarity and contribute to the common good, and rising pressures on family […]

August 2015 E-bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s August 2015 E-bulletin COCo Note COCo is hiring for 2 positions! The Centre for Community Organizations (COCo) needs YOU! We are currently accepting applications for the following positions: 1) A Coordinator with a focus on supporting community groups, strategic alliances and funding development. This job entails coordinating the development of COCo’s funding, […]

Collective health insurance for Quebec community groups

It’s no secret that the community sector in Quebec is dogged with high employee turnover, slowing project momentum and putting a strain on groups’ HR capacity. Many community workers, torn between their desire to work and act in collective solidarity and contribute to the common good, and rising pressures on family and health with advancing […]

Innoweave Cloud Computing Webinar in French

Innoweave is offering another free webinar on Cloud Computing for community groups on Tuesday, the 15th of September, 2015, at 1:30pm, in French. This introductory session will allow participants to better understand what Cloud Computing is and the benefits that organizations can gain from implementing a Cloud Computing system in their workplace. The webinar is […]

Make your voice heard: The impact of austerity in the community sector

The objective of the Observatoire communautaire de l’austérité is to document the real impacts of austerity on community groups, on those who work in community groups and on those who use their services. It gives the community sector the chance to express themselves as much on what makes them indispensable, as on what obstacles they […]

AMI-Quebec’s new fall programs!

Welcome to a new season of programs to help caregivers and those living with mental illness! Our programs all start again this fall, including teleworkshops, education, and coping skills. NEW this year: webinars and LEAP Communication. Visit http://amiquebec.org/programs-support/ for all our program information. Our support groups, counseling, and referral services are all ongoing. Our programs […]

Townshippers’ Day 2015

The 36th edition of Townshippers’ Day is ready to welcome you to Brome on September 12! Since 1979, Townshippers’ Day has been celebrating the creativity and vibrancy of the Eastern Townships English-speaking community through music and dance, artisans and exhibitors, food and activities for all ages. For 2015, Townshippers’ Association is teaming up with the […]

Centre des Femmes Solidaires et Engagées is recruiting volunteers

The Centre des Femmes Solidaires et Engagées is looking for volunteers! If you want to get involved at the Centre, there are many types of volunteering opportunities, depending on your interests, your strengths, and your availability. Put your knowledge and abilities to good use! And become part of an amazing team! Since 1978, the Centre […]

July 2015 E-bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s July 2015 E-bulletin COCo Note July 2015 COCo-Note: Remembering the Oka Crisis In the spring of 1990, Kanehsatà:ke community members erected a barricade on a secondary dirt road in protest of the proposed expansion of the Oka Golf Club and condominium development onto traditional burial grounds. Tensions escalated to a boiling point […]