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Discover new ways to sharpen your skills or explore new areas of animal welfare in Animal Sheltering's Trainings calendar. Check out featured events, search upcoming trainings or simply scan the archives for webinars. All calendar listings are trainings specifically designed for shelter and rescue professionals and volunteers.

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Trainings and Events

  • Training

    Trap/Neuter/Return: How to Manage a Community Cat Colony

    The Humane Society of the United States

    You can transform your knowledge of TNR from zero to hero at your own pace and in your own home! Brought to you by experts from Neighborhood Cats and The HSUS, this course is geared towards caregivers and folks new to the world of humane cat management.

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  • Major Event/Conference

    The Spring Conference of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

    The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

    June 3, 2020 (All day) to June 5, 2020 (All day)

    At The Spring Conference in June, you’ll experience tracks aimed at specialties, like Development, Shelter Medicine and Field Services. And we always have additional general sessions designed to appeal to all attendees. If you want to connect with people who do the same job you do, The Spring Conference is for you.

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    Cultivating Kick-A** Culture

    Emancipet New School

    June 15, 2020 (All day) to June 16, 2020 (All day)

    Peter Drucker is famously thought to have said “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” We couldn’t agree more with the sentiment. Time and again we’ve witnessed and experienced the reality of the internal culture of an organization impacting its capacity to deliver on strategy and mission. It’s no wonder that unhealthy culture leads to disengaged staff, higher turnover, and unhappy clients – all of which make it difficult for an organization to stay focused on goals and program priorities.

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  • Archived Webinar

    Create an Effective Volunteer Program Series

    PetSmart Charities

    Create and maintain a volunteer program that will help your organization execute its programs effectively

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  • Archived Webinar

    Building and Maintaining a Volunteer Program for Animal Rescues

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Volunteers often make up the vast majority of a rescue group’s workforce. Recruiting, motivating, and keeping great volunteers is critical to a rescue organization's mission and survival. In this webinar, participants will learn about the “crisis chaos spiral” caused by a lack of volunteer program structure, different volunteer program models and how to determine which works best for an organization.

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  • Archived Webinar

    Finding Funding in a Slow Economy: Tips for Identifying and Successfully Applying for Grants

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Learn which corporate and private grant-making organizations are out there and how to find them.

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