The Coach Connect program is a unique opportunity to bring together what our members love to do—with pro bono coaching opportunities—in support of causes that our members are passionate about. It makes coaching both accessible and available to organizations and the communities they serve.
As Director of the Community Outreach Committee, I am thrilled that you are visiting here to find out more about this program. To learn more about the program, the ways you or community organizations can be involved, please review the Coach Connect Program Overview.
This program was born out of an idea for an ICW event to honour and mark the 20 years of ICF's global celebration of International Coaching Week (ICW). It has since evolved into a permanent community outreach initiative grounded in the following objectives:
We continue to deepen our Coach Connect partnerships
The Coach Connect program continues to grow and expand, providing more opportunities to our ICF-Toronto Chapter members to participate. We want to thank all members who have participated in the Coach Connect program and provided pro-bono coaching to staff and the populations these organizations serve. As a result of your generosity and commitment, we are able to continue to expand our reach. Check out the testimonials from some of our Lead and Volunteer Coaches who recently participated in Coach Connect.
We are ready to launch our 2019 spring session with:
For more information on these and all current Partner Organizations click here.
To meet April launch timelines we will need about 20 Volunteer Coaches. Please note launch timelines are contingent on sufficient number of coaches signing up to participate. Sign up by Monday March 18, 2019.
If you are new to the Coach Connect program and are interested in participating as a Volunteer Coach, please complete the Coach Interest Form online. If you have already participated in the Coach Connect program, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to indicate which of the Partner Organization(s) you would be interested in working with.
Approximate time commitment will be 2 hours of coaching a month, for a minimum of 3 months (in addition to a 1-hour orientation session and a half-day kick-off with coaches and coachees). Each organization will individually determine the maximum length of the coaching period. More details will be discussed in the introductory call.
Please refrain from contacting established Coach Connect Partner Organizations directly to express your interest to be a Volunteer Coach.
To express your interest to participate as a Partner Organization to receive pro-bono coaching, please submit the Partner Organization Form online.
For questions about the program please email email@example.com.