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- October 2021

This newsletter provides a summary of our ACMP Greater Vancouver Chapter's upcoming events, program updates, learning opportunity offers and work opportunities. 

Visit our website to read more on local events, blog articles and job postings.
Event: AGM & Special Guest Speaker
The 2021 ACMP Great Vancouver Chapter Annual General Meeting will be held virtually in November. We will review Board activities from the previous year, financials and the strategy for the upcoming year. There will also be time for open discussion on member queries. 

Special Guest Speaker Glenda Eoyang
We are very pleased and excited to be hosting Glenda Eoyang, PhD, Founding Executive Director Human Systems Dynamics Institute as the guest presenter at our AGM. In this session, Glenda will share how her change-maker’s journey has prepared her and her community for the Age of Uncertainty.

Glenda Eoyang works with public and private organizations to help them thrive in the face of overwhelming complexity and uncertainty. She is a pioneer in the applications of complexity science to human systems, and she founded the field of human systems dynamics (HSD) in 2001. Through Human Systems Dynamics Institute, she leads a global network of over 800 scholar-practitioners. They apply HSD to wicked problems ranging from early childhood education to violent extremism, public health, and corporate futuring and strategy. 

Date and Time: November 3rd, 6-8 pm (*Guest Speaker Session and AGM)
Register via Eventbrite HERE.
*The Guest Speaker session is open to members and non-members. The AGM will follow this session immediately and is for members only.
Blog: Effective Feedback by Melissa Breker
Giving and receiving feedback can be a tricky thing. Done well, effective feedback can share insights to improve performance, challenge perceptions, and support new insight and growth. Done poorly, it feels terrible. Are you curious about other change practitioner's thoughts on giving and receiving feedback? If so, check out Melissa Breker's blog post and read about what we learned during a previous Conversation with Change Practitioners session. 

Read the blog HERE.
Connect with Melissa Breker on LinkedIn HERE.
Job Opportunity - Fraser Health
Are you passionate about helping people thrive in complex and changing environments? Fraser Health is seeking two senior change management consultants to play an integral role in preparing for and implementing a major clinical systems transformation. We are a supportive and dynamic team within BC’s largest and fastest growing health authority. Join us!

View more and apply HERE.
Job Opportunity - Seaspan
Seaspan is seeking a Change Specialist for a 2 year contract. The Change Specialist plays a key role in ensuring projects (change initiatives) involving people readiness elements, meet objectives (with support and direction from the HR Leadership Development & Learning team). This person will focus on the people side of change – including strategic planning, assessments, communication, training interventions, and sustainment of the change. The main responsibility will be following the standardized change management strategies and templates that improve employee adoption and usage while minimizing resistance.

View more and apply HERE.
Volunteer Opportunity
Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute your expertise towards building leadership in the not-for-profit sector, and at the same time get an opportunity to network and be a part of collective learning? Volunteer with Vantage Point as a Knowledge Philanthropists! 

Learn more about this volunteer opportunity and the concept "Knowledge Philanthropy" HERE.

Have questions? Contact Shagun Bhanot, People Manager, Vantage Point at or call her at 604-638-3386.
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