Karen Knight Consulting

Meet Karen

Karen Knight is a consultant, volunteer leadership expert, and a dynamic and engaging speaker.

With over 25 years of experience speaking and running workshops, both in person and online, Karen has honed her presentation skills to a high level of effectiveness.

Her workshops (45 – 60 mins) are hands-on, practical and useful for volunteer leaders with all levels of experience and training.

Her keynotes (30 – 45 mins) are inspiring and energizing, and packed full of useful suggestions and thought-provoking ideas. Karen loves to challenge the status quo!

Karen has used her decades of experience as a leader and mentor in the social impact sector to develop a proprietary framework for turning volunteers into an enthusiastic, reliable and committed team.

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Suggested Topics

  • Trends in Volunteering
  • 5 Steps to Building a Stellar Volunteer Team
  • Advocate Effectively to Your Board
  • Successful Board Engagement
  • Creating a Community of Practice
  • The Volunteer Lifecycle

If you have anything specific that you would like addressed, contact Karen to arrange a customized keynote or workshop.


Recent Talks & Appearances

Volunteer Halton: Workshop Presenter (Advocating to Your Board)

Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House: Workshop Presenter (Volunteer Lifecycle) & Facilitator (Creating a Community of Practice)

BC Special Olympics: Workshop Presenter (Running Productive Meetings)

Regional District of Nanaimo: Workshop Presenter (5 Steps to Building a Stellar Volunteer Team & Successful Board Engagement)

AVM United Kingdom: Workshop Presenter (Language of Volunteering) & Panelist

PAVRO: Workshop Presenter (5 Steps to Building a Stellar Volunteer Team)

United Way BC: Workshop Presenter (5 Steps to Building a Stellar Volunteer Team)

Recent Podcast Appearances

Dynamic, motivating and we all felt that what we had learned would be easy to implement