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Creating Employee Resource and Affinity Groups

Find the right model for establishing a supportive work culture.

2 Hours

Virtual or In-Person

Did you know a sense of belonging is essential for retaining diverse talent?

A report by BetterUp found that a sense of belonging correlates with a 56% increase in job performance and a 50% drop in employee turnover risk.

The Creating Employee Resource and Affinity Groups workshop helps leaders assess the need, capacity and appropriate format for establishing professional and social support groups for diverse and underrepresented employees.

This workshop will cover

A foundational understanding of the essential employee engagement grouping models (advocacy committees, affinity groups, employee resource groups etc.)

Methods for identifying which employee grouping model will meet your organization’s needs

An introduction to the community engagement and facilitation models used to build trust when establishing employee resource and affinity groups

Your Facilitator

Dwaine Taylor

Dwaine has spent a decade helping charities, nonprofits, and higher education institutions successfully develop community impact programs, establish employee engagement initiatives, and implement equity, diversity and inclusion policies. He has served as a facilitator for several employee resources and affinity groups, including the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services Affinity Group for Indigenous and Racialized Employees and the CUPE (Local 2424) Racial Justice Committee.

Built for your organization starting at
  • 2.5 hours
  • Delivered virtually or in person
  • Customized content**

*Excludes travel, accommodations, per diems and taxes
**Cost dependent on the level of customization required

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