TEAM 2021

Volunteer Leadership Summit July 24-25, 2021


Join us for Canine Companions’ tenth annual volunteer leadership summit, an educational, engaging and interactive conference dedicated to our amazing volunteers. Due to evolving health and safety protocols and capacity restrictions related to COVID-19, we will once again host TEAM as a virtual conference and open to all volunteers. While we will miss joining together in person this year, we look forward to gathering in person and virtually in 2022!

The goal for the conference is to provide active volunteers with the information and tools needed to continue the amazing outreach and fundraising efforts that help support our mission. The tentative agenda for the conference includes:

General Sessions:

• State of the Organization
• The Canine Companions Mission
• Culture of Philanthropy
• Canine Companions Brand Overview
• The Why’s Behind Standardization and Streamlining
• Chapter Program Updates
• Inclusion and Diversity Panel
• Celebrating Our Volunteers


• Social Media and Influencer Dogs
• VolunteerHub: Overview and Tutorial
• Life of the Canine Companions Dog: From Breeding to Service
• Disability Etiquette
• Canine Companions Overview and Managing Change
• Outreach Ideas and Techniques for In-Person, Virtual and Inclusive Activities
• Chapter Fundraising Events
• DogFest – Outreach and Fundraising and OneCause Tutorial
• Chapter Growth: Succession Planning and New Member Outreach
• Graduate Team Support and Connection
• How to Speak Canine Companions
• Chapter Success: Structure, Meetings, Fundraising and More

Your registration includes access to all live sessions, recordings of the conference sessions, networking, discussion board and some great Canine Companions swag*.

*Items will be mailed to the address provided during registration. Expected ship date is in mid-to-late July.