Planning & Development
Do you need help executing a major change in your organization?
Ensure the success of your change initiatives with comprehensive plans and tools that engage your stakeholders.
Writing & Editing
Do you struggle to write clearly and succinctly?
Do you need help adapting your message to different audiences?
Facilitation & Training
Do you need a neutral facilitator to work with your team?
Use professional facilitation to ensure your team gets maximum benefit from workshops and training.
I have a well-rounded set of professional skills gained through progressively more senior roles in the non-profit sector. As a driver of change at the Canadian Red Cross, I led the Health Equipment Loan Program through a period of rapid growth and capacity-building.
I developed and implemented a comprehensive quality improvement program that cemented the Red Cross’ reputation as a safety-conscious, caring service provider. I am passionate about working with teams to communicate vision, create buy-in, and improve results.
As a registered social worker, I am an excellent communicator with strong facilitation and training skills. With a Master of Social Worker degree and two Bachelor’s degrees, I am an evidence-driven critical thinker with a lifelong thirst for learning.
My past and current consulting clients include:
-Canadian Red Cross
-North Shore Disability Resource Centre
-British Columbia Association of Community Response Networks
-Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplasia Association of Canada
-Little Blue Early Learning Centre
I have worked in the following roles:
- Western Canada Director of the Health Equipment Loan Program for the Canadian Red Cross
- Regional Manager of the Health Equipment Loan Program for the Canadian Red Cross
- Residential Care Supervisor for Mainstream Society for Community Living (now PosAbilities)
I have volunteered for the following organizations
- B.C. Office of the Seniors Advocate
- B.C. Association of Social Workers
- College of Registered Nurses of B.C.
- North Shore Community Garden Society
Learn more about my career on LinkedIN
I’ve been fortunate to have the opportunity to work with Fiona in the non-project sector over the last 15 years. What I most appreciate about Fiona is her inquisitive and systematic approach to everything she does, be it a project or an HR issue. She takes an impartial view and breaks down the situation with … Continue reading Magdalena Blasiak – Project Manager/Consultant, Sabotage Creative
Fiona provides on site training for staff who are required to drive wheelchair accessible vans. People with disabilities who use wheelchairs are safely secured and comfortable thanks to Fiona’s thorough training. Staff report that they feel more confident after the training. Fiona has also provided recommendations and procedures that ensure good practise in all areas … Continue reading Liz Barnet – Executive Director, North Shore Disability Resource Centre
Fiona Lewis has just completed her second consulting assignment with the Canadian Red Cross. Once again it was completely successful and Fiona completed the project in less hours that she had submitted in her initial cost and time estimate. Fiona is very detail-focused, timely and deliberate in her approach. It was a pleasure working with … Continue reading Ron Pettapiece – Manager, HELP Client Relations, Canadian Red Cross