Diversity Trainers

This list features a wide range of trainers and consultancy services, from basic cross-cultural communication and diversity training to deeper, long-term change and management coaching. 

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North Shore Multicultural Society

Diversity Workshops

Can be tailored for youth and adults. Past participants include high school and elementary school students, youth groups and after-school programs youth workers, teachers, SWIS workers, volunteers, school administrative staff and municipal staff.

Neonology & Neonology 2.0

Workshops designed for high school and elementary school students. The workshop uses activities and ways for creating more welcoming classrooms and communities.

Neonology Legacy

Diversity workshop designed for teachers, youth workers, SWIS workers, school administration staff and anyone who may work with newcomer youth. Through interactive games and discussion pieces, the workshop creates dialogues around issues that newcomer youths may face and encourages professionals to share ways for supporting youths.

Achieve Training Centre

Webinars

  • Diversity & Culture: Conflict, Culture & Communication
    $20 per viewer
  • Diversity, Equity & Rights: What You Need to Know
    $20 per viewer

On-Site Training

  • Diversity & Culture: Strategies for Working with Differences
  • 1 day, cost unlisted

Alden Habacon

Webinars

  • Intercultural skills development for managers and/or managing multicultural workplaces
  • Fostering inclusive and/or intercultural communities/workplaces
  • Developing and implementing a diversity strategy using the Diversity Life Cycle
  • Implicit bias training for recruitment or hiring managers
  • Strategic Hiring (vs Equity Hiring)

Workshops for Staff

  • Intercultural skills development for front-line staff and/or teaching faculty
  • Working with multicultural clients, students or multicultural environments
  • Teaching multicultural classrooms (includes TA education)
  • Implicit bias training for staff and/or faculty
  • Bringing (your) faith identity into the workplace 

Vancouver-based, fees not listed

BC Recreation and Parks Association

Courses

  • Aboriginal Cultural Relations Module (free)
  • Engaging the Hard to Reach ($25 or $20 for BCRPA members)
  • Social Inclusion and Recreation ($25 or $20 for BCRPA members)
  • Vulnerable Populations (free)

Beyond Diversity Consulting

Workshops

  • Diversity and the Law
  • Recruitment for Retention
  • Sidestepping Unconscious Bias
  • Diversity & Client Service
  • 7 Steps to an Inclusive Workplace or Classroom
  • Customizable topics

Based in Victoria

Canadian Centre for Diversity & Inclusion

Consulting

  • Impartial third party to address specific diversity and inclusion issues within the workplace 

Workshops

  • Unconscious bias
  • Respect in the Workplace
  • Workforce Diversity and Inclusion
  • Gender Dynamics
  • Age and Generations in the Workplace
  • Disability and Compliance with Disability Laws
  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  • Engaging Straight White Able-Bodied Men in the Diversity Conversation
  • Religion and Faith
  • Employment Equity
  • Cross-cultural Training and Coaching
  • Also offers intensive bootcamps for executive teams 

Webinars

  • Varying topics ($35+tax for non-members)

Community of Practice

  • Interactive sessions determined by needs assessed through feedback from/for practitioners and diversity champions ($59+tax for non-members)

Based in Toronto, offers services in Vancouver

Frame & Associates

Courses

  • For employees: Diversity in the Workplace – Creating an Inclusive Workplace (60 min)
  • For Managers: Diversity in the Workplace – Managing an Inclusive Workplace (60 min)

Get Diversity

Workshops

  • Diversity and Anti-Racism: Diversity and Organizational Change
  • Cross-Cultural Awareness
  • Managing and Valuing Diversity
  • Organizational Change
  • Training Trainers: Diversity and Anti-Racism – Diversity and Organizational Change
  • Working with Change Committees

Gobinder Gill

Workshops

  • Understanding Diversity
  • Avoiding Stereotypes at the Workplace
  • Diversity: Corporate Strategy
  • Retaining a Multicultural Staff
  • Diversity at Work: Bias-Free Recruitment
  • Cross Cultural Awareness
  • Inter-Cultural Management

Magassa

Customizable Workshops

  • Intercultural communication
  • Cultural intelligence and working across cultures
  • Promoting respect, diversity, and human rights in the workplace
  • Resolving workplace conflict through the intercultural lens
  • Research and analysis in intercultural relations, immigration, and refugee issues

Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria

Workshops & Training Seminars

  • Welcoming Diversity into your Organization
  • Cultural Competency Tools for Your Organization
  • Human Rights in the Workplace and Community
  • and many more

Workshops priced at $150/hour, but flexible based on organization budget

ISS of BC

Group Training

  • For employers on cross-cultural communication skills, tools, and strategies

M. Ghani Consulting

Workshops

  • I2I: From Intercultural to Inclusion Workshops (increasing awareness, building understanding, and making systemic changes)

Natasha Aruliah

Workshops

  • Inclusive curriculum design
  • Inclusive services provision
  • Inclusive leadership
  • Welcoming and inclusive organizations
  • HR, recruitment, and selection
  • Creating and implementing anti-discrimination, anti-bullying policies
  • Organizational change

Paula Carr

Workshops

  • Discovery Workshops (3-4 hours): Intercultural awareness building workshops that tap into your strengths and current practices as well as identifying new areas of development
  • Intercultural Vibrancy Planning Workshops (3-4 hours): Work with diverse stakeholders to motivate, educate, and mobilize actions around common interests and directions for intercultural development
  • Customizable workshops

PeerNet BC

Workshops

  • Inclusive Leadership
  • Anti-Oppression
  • Power Dynamics
  • Conflict & Communication
  • Customizable workshops

Rhonda Margolis - RLM Learning Innovations

  • Consultant, coach, and facilitator known for her leadership in creating welcoming and inclusive workplaces
  • Organizational training programs
  • Coaching for leadership development

Safe Harbour

Group Training

  • Part 1: E-Learning workshop (70 min)
  • Part 2: Face-to-face facilitated workshop (2 hours)

Certification

  • Organizational: Receive ongoing support after training in addition to other member benefits (costs vary)
  • Individual certification: $39-79 based on membership level

The Society for Diversity

Certification

  • Credentials: CDP for Certified Diversity Professional or CDE for Certified Diversity Executive

Webinars

  • Small cost for non-members 
  • Annual membership: $169 for individuals, $1,500 for groups, $10,000 for corporate 
  • Detailed rates available on website

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