Invite Karen to Speak
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 (30 - 60 mins) are hands-on, practical and useful for volunteer leaders with all levels of experience and training.
Her keynotes (45 - 60 mins) are inspiring and energizing, and packed full of useful suggestions and thought-provoking ideas. Karen loves to challenge the status quo!
Karen's used her decades of experience as a leader and mentor in the not-for-profit sector to develop a proprietary framework for turning volunteers into an enthusiastic, reliable and committed team.
Download Speaker One-Sheet: Karen Knight
- 5 Steps to Building a Stellar Volunteer Team
- Advocate Effectively to Your Board
- Successful Board Engagement
- The Language of Volunteering
- Virtual Volunteering
If you have anything specific that you would like addressed, contact Karen to arrange a customized keynote or workshop.
Recent Talks & Appearances
Regional District of Nanaimo: Workshop Facilitator (5 Steps to Building a Stellar Volunteer Team & Successful Board Engagement)
AVM United Kingdom: Workshop Facilitator (Language of Volunteering) & Panelist
PAVRO: Workshop Facilitator (5 Steps to Building a Stellar Volunteer Team)
United Way Thompson Nicola Cariboo Region: Workshop Facilitator (5 Steps to Building a Stellar Volunteer Team)
Volunteer Conference in Georgia: Presenter (Virtual Volunteering)
Kamloops Immigrant Services: Workshop Facilitator (Non-Profit Leadership)
BOSS 2021 Conference, Vantage Point: Presenter (Virtual Volunteering)
"Karen's thought leadership is keenly focused on the people involved, at all levels of the organization."
Dean Black, Director, Professional Development, PAVRO
Recent Podcast Appearances
Priceless Advice for Leaders of Volunteers
"Karen shared insights and guided attendees of the Language workshop into conversation and consideration in a way which enabled them to come to their own conclusions relevant to their sector and situation. Her enthusiasm and gentle approach to communicating was exceptionally well received by attendees of the conference."
Sally Seddon, CVA, Conference Organizer, Association of Volunteer Managers, United Kingdom