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Online training to discover and experience innovative, effective, and engaging online facilitation methods and collaboration tools for your nonprofit team and board. 



Virtual Toolbox
For Better Online Meetings 

Powerful and creative online facilitation techniques for your teams and volunteer leaders 


4-10 hrs

The Virtual Toolbox is an experimental and interactive online training to experience proven and interactive methods and facilitation techniques for your organization. The course will provide online learning experiences on Zoom, Jamboard, and Mural - an online visual and collaborative whiteboard and canvas - and other online innovative platforms.

Learn and experience how to transform the online space and how you work with teams and clients. Integrate new online practices that can achieve more in less time and get you to the outcomes and action steps needed to move forward.


In 2-5 facilitated live half-day (2.0-2.5 hrs.) engaging, fast-paced and fun training sessions you will dive into the "Liberating Structures" facilitation framework - a toolbox that will unlock the potential for you and your work. 

The course will introduce you to techniques that help build meaningful peer-to-peer connections, foster collaboration, reveal insights, discover and share, and develop effective strategies.

Learn how to end boring and unproductive online meetings that everyone complains about. Because virtual meetings are prone to 

  • staff and volunteer leaders checking-out 

  • lack of participation

  • not tapping into everyone’s brainpower 

  • being not inclusive

  • making it harder to share and feel safe

You Will Leave This Training With 

  • Hands-on and engaging tools and facilitation methods for online meetings

  • Alternatives to typical video conferencing

  • Skills to facilitate productive and meaningful meetings and experiences online

  • Confidence in changing your meeting dynamics

  • New online possibilities on Zoom, Jamboard, and Mural


  • Not required: prior experience with online collaboration platforms such as Jamboard or Mural

  • Required: learning mindset, curiosity, team-spirit!!

  • Required: participation in all workshop units

  • Tech requirements: stable internet connection, webcam/video, input feature (keyboard), ipad/computer/laptop/notebook 

What Participants Have Been Saying


"Thanks, Tanja, was great. Really got me thinking and excited about all this online facilitation!" Vincent B.

"Thanks for this great session Tanja Sarett and your detailed preparation of the whiteboard and your patience in explaining tools to less experienced participants." Michael S.

"I can't thank you enough for yesterday and plan to use these activities with large groups of teachers and other employees ... would love to figure out other ways to do more!" Connie J.

"Amazing session Tanja. Thank you for facilitating this event and providing practical tips, advice, and materials." Donald P.

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