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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 1 PM Eastern

AL!VE members are invited to attend this welcome webinar.  New members will get a brief overview of our mission, benefits, activities and committees.  Existing members can get a refresher, check in and ask questions. We'll share updates on what's happening on a regional or national level,  upcoming announcements, activities, calendar events and trainings. 

Meet a board member or two and make some new connections!

Webinars will be approximately 30 minutes with an additional 30 minutes allocated for networking or discussion.  

'See' you there!

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1/17/20191:00pm to 2:00pm


This is a free webinar presented by VolunteerPro.  To learn more, visit the VolunteerPro website.

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1/23/2019 


Volunteer Engagement Professionals in small towns face unique challenges and opportunities that aren’t always addressed by advice intended for city-based audiences.

Volunteer Engagement Professionals in small towns face unique challenges and opportunities that aren’t always addressed by advice intended for city-based audiences. There are also fewer opportunities to connect with others doing similar work across the country. That’s what led to the creation of AL!VE’s Community of Practice (CoP) for volunteer engagement professionals in rural communities.
 
Join us for our next virtual gathering via GoToMeeting or by phone on January 23, 2019 at 3pm EST / Noon PST to meet peers from other areas of the country, ask questions, and share ideas.
 Wednesday, January 23, 2019
  • 3-4pm Eastern
  • 2-3 pm Central
  • 1-2 pm Mountain
  • Noon - 1 pm Pacific
  
Contact michelle.raymer@iowaeda.com with questions.

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1/23/20193:00pm to 4:00pm


January 30, 2019 @ 2 PM Eastern

“Playing the Board Game:  Engaging High-Level Executives In Your Volunteer-Supported Organization”
 
Session Description: 
 
As a Leader of Volunteer Engagement, you may have the opportunity to work closely with executive-level or highly skilled professionals who choose to serve alongside your organization.  They may be Board members, group leaders, liaisons, virtual volunteers, and even frontline, hands-on volunteers. 
 
What unique strategies are required to engage this category of volunteer?  Of what do you need to be aware to ensure their contributions are meaningful and mutually beneficial?  What should you do differently to ensure a seasoned professional who is volunteering sustains their engagement?   
 
The answers to these questions may not be what you have been led to believe.  And, at times, the solutions are doing more of what you may already know to deepen their engagement.
 
Join published author, speaker, non-profit executive and consultant Barry Altland for this one-hour session that immerses learners in philosophical and tactical strategies to elevate your leadership acumen.  The highly interactive virtual workshop will impart knowledge and skills to help you more effectively play the “Board Game.”
 

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1/30/2019 


The IJOVA is publishing on these three very current topics for the thirty-fourth volume of 2019 :  
1. Volunteer engagement practices used in some specific fields of activities (submission deadline January 31, 2019)
2. Volunteer management practices developed in the current digital era (submission deadline May 31, 2019)
3.  Accounting and accountability practices in non profit and hybrid organizations.  (submission deadline September 30th, 2019)

Deadlines are time sensitive and full details can be found on the Call for Submissions flyer including submission guidelines.  

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1/31/2019 


This brand new webinar is for volunteer managers who want to increase corporate volunteer engagement by measuring the mission-driven impact of a corporate day of service event.
 
Learn how to:
• Create impact indicators that are specific to day of service projects
• Ensure that your indicators illustrate what corporate teams want to see
• Recognize the difference between an output measure and a robust indicator
• Use a special logic model that is relevant to volunteer activity
• Select indicators that are easy to track
 
All participants receive a copy of the slide deck, a template for creating impact indicators, and a webinar recording. 

Spaces are limited. Register today!

 

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2/13/20192:00pm to 3:00pmElisa Kosarin


This is a fee based webinar presented by VolunteerPro.  To learn more, visit the VolunteerPro website.

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2/21/2019 


Friday, February 22, 2019 @ 2:00 PM Eastern:
 

Don't miss this opportunity to learn what you need to know about CVA Certification and Re-certification!

Make 2019 the year you raise your professional profile by earning the international designation “Certified in Volunteer Administration” (CVA).

Join us online to learn how the CVA has benefited your colleagues and their programs. Learn about the application and testing process, gain tips on how to prepare.

Presented by: Michele Matter, Executive Director of the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (CCVA)

 Free for AL!VE Members and the General Public


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2/22/2019 


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3/1/2019 


This is a fee based webinar presented by VolunteerPro.  To learn more, visit the VolunteerPro website.

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3/5/2019 


Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 3 PM Eastern

AL!VE members are invited to attend this welcome webinar.  New members will get a brief overview of our mission, benefits, activities and committees.  Existing members can get a refresher, check in and ask questions. We'll share updates on what's happening on a regional or national level,  upcoming announcements, activities, calendar events and trainings. 

Meet a board member or two and make some new connections!

Webinars will be approximately 30 minutes with an additional 30 minutes allocated for networking or discussion.  

'See' you there!

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3/5/20193:00pm to 4:00pm


This is a fee based webinar presented by VolunteerPro.  To learn more, visit the VolunteerPro website.

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3/13/2019 

AL!VE Academy Partner Webinar: Finding the right questions to get the right answers for recruiting volunteers! Presented by VSys One
Volunteer leadership is a challenging and rewarding career field. Until you are in the role, you cannot completely comprehend what it is, and your role continually changes. Volunteer leaders are both a mystery and a phenomenon. Navigating the role and the “loose expectations” is often left up to you, the volunteer leader. You are often allowed to define your role and expected to produce proof you are succeeding. If we don’t ask the right questions, we will never get the right answers. This very brief “tour of the volunteer process” seeks to ask if you can communicate to your community the true impact your volunteers provide. This is an opportunity to look beyond the age-old questions typically asked of volunteer leaders: ï‚· How many volunteers did you have last year? ï‚· And how many hours did they serve? Volunteering is about people, the mission and impact this partnership has on a community. Volunteer leaders should be able to tell the story. Discover how you can tell your success story and be able to impact real decision-making in your organization!



About the presenter:

Jacquie Karr-Zlotnicki, B.A. Solutions Specialist VSys One by Bespoke Software



Sharing my passion for volunteerism, I help organizations and volunteer resource leaders with seamless technology tools to start, manage, evaluate and grow your unique volunteer program’s success. With 14 years of service as a Volunteer Services Director and proficiency in streamlining processes, I can help you tell the story of how volunteers impact your organization and community. A University of Michigan graduate, with 30 years of experience in both non-profit and global for-profit business sectors, it is a privilege to help empower you to exceed your goals regardless of your industry, size and geography.

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