Facilitation

A facilitator pays attention to the process so that participants can pay attention to the content, and to each other.

ENGAGE facilitates for different sizes of groups and kinds of processes. We use interactive and innovative processes for project, communications and strategic planning; community engagement and dialogues; organizational development initiatives; and workshops and conferences.

The design of an effective process flows from its purpose. Clients are encouraged to get in touch early so we can work together–from the start–to develop an approach that will achieve your goals.

Why work with ENGAGE?

Participant-centred
ENGAGE gets people focused on each other, not the facilitator. In our meetings, important conversations are happening, everyone is involved and people are taking ownership of the results.

Designed with purpose
ENGAGE works with you to clearly define your goal for bringing people together and then carefully tailors the design of the event to achieve your purpose.

Targeted follow-through
ENGAGE integrates facilitation and communications skills to provide you with effective follow-up reports, tools and actions that will contribute to future stages of your work.

Examples of Work


FACILITATION WORK

Stewardship Centre for BC
Designed and facilitated strategic planning session for the board of this BC wide organization.

Training Policy Committee
Designed and facilitated strategic planning for a committee of trustees responsible for a multi-million dollar training trust fund for Yukon First Nations.

United Way of Yukon
Developed and implemented process for getting stakeholder input on funding process and future priorities.

Kluane Lake Athletic Association
Facilitated community meeting to help identify community recreation priorities.

Early Years...A focus on children and families
Worked with representatives of three government departments to design a two-day event for people working with children 0-6 years old. Facilitated the summit which involved 100+ participants.

Department of Justice, Access to Justice
Designed and facilitated a one-day meeting with Aboriginal Courtworkers, Crown and Yukon Public Legal Education Association.

YAPC Mental Health Committee
Facilitated a meeting with a committee of the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition to help them define a mandate and focus for their ongoing work.

Health & Social Services programs at Whitehorse Corrections Centre
Designed and facilitated meeting for two departments to help them explore ideas for programs and services at the new Whitehorse Corrections Centre.

Canadian Water Innovation Lab
Participated as a facilitator at a national "un-conference" for young leaders working on water issues.

Nurse Practitioner Implementation
Designed and facilitated a one-day workshop to initiate discussions on implementing Nurse Practitioner roles in the Yukon.

Walking Together Symposium on FASD
Worked with a planning committee to design a two-day interactive agenda. Facilitated plenary sessions including a World Cafe for over 200 people.

YESAA Five-year Review
Co-facilitated multi-day intergovernmental meetings involving Yukon First Nations, the Government of Yukon and the Government of Canada.

Hillcrest Community Association
Helped residents of Hillcrest community identify priorities and next steps.