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This is a webinar presented by Volunteer Match.  To learn more and sign up, click here.

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10/18/17 


Take the Leap | Embrace Change

Partnering with Better Impact and the Volunteer Program Managers of Canada, AL!VE presents our 3rd Annual  live streaming conference.  October 24, Pacific & Mountain time zones.  October 25, Central and Eastern time zones.

Registration open now; To learn more or register, visit our site at http://www.betterimpact.com/taketheleap/

Questions?  Email us.

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10/24/17 Gretchen Jordan


This is a webinar presented by Volunteer Match.  To learn more and sign up, click here.

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10/24/17 


Take the Leap | Embrace Change

Partnering with Better Impact and the Volunteer Program Managers of Canada, AL!VE presents our 3rd Annual  live streaming conference.  October 24, Pacific & Mountain time zones.  October 25, Central and Eastern time zones.

Registration open now; To learn more or register, visit our site at http://www.betterimpact.com/taketheleap/

Questions?  Email us.

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10/25/17 Gretchen Jordan


This is a webinar presented by Volunteer Match.  To learn more and sign up, click here.

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10/26/17 


This is a webinar presented by Tobi Johnson, CEO of VolunteerPro.  To learn more and sign up, visit the VolunteerPro website.

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10/31/17 


Annual Conference

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Transforming the Volunteer Experience

2017 Annual FVA Conference

Thursday, November 2, 2017
ESC of Cuyahoga County, Independence, Ohio

Featured Keynote Presenter, Tobi Johnson, Leadership in a Changing World

New trends in brain science, demographics, technology and the workplace are disrupting business as usual and creating new opportunities to connect, collaborate and mobilize volunteers for the greater good. Neuroscience and psychology help us understand what inspires people to action and motivates continued participation.

Emerging technologies enable us to automate and personalize experiences to better meet the needs of our supporters. New management models allow us to better develop and support volunteer talent, allowing their contributions to truly shine. Our shifting demographics offer an increasing diversity of experiences and wisdom that can be tapped to bring about positive change in our communities.

As society evolves, so too does volunteerism. How will today’s societal shifts influence the needs and desires of your volunteer supporters? What can you do to address these needs both now and into the future? Join us as we explore thought-provoking cultural trends and scientific research that will transform our practice.

In this interactive, three-part workshop, you’ll engage in “big hat” thinking and lively discussions with your peers. You’ll also leave with pragmatic tactics that could make your program stronger and better.

Agenda

8am – Check-in, Continental Breakfast 
8:30am – Welcome
8:45am-11:15am –Tobi Johnson: Leadership in a Changing World, Parts I & II 
Tobi Johnson, MA, CVA, an internationally recognized expert and thought leader in the field of volunteer engagement will discuss the impact of worldwide changes in technology and automation on the volunteer experience and how organizations can evolve to better meet the needs and demand of their volunteers. 
11:30am-12:30pm – Lunch, FVA Annual Update & Presentation of the 2017 Volunteer Administrator of the Year Award
12:45-2pm – Tobi Johnson: Leadership in a Changing World, Part III 
2:15-3pm – Breakout Session I 
3:15-4pm – Breakout Session II 
Conference attendees will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills with two sets of afternoon workshops. (RFP for breakout presenters will be available soon!) Choose from at least two options each session, geared toward different experience levels.
4 pm - Final Remarks

Cost

$80 – Members, $120 – Non-members, includes continental breakfast and luncheon

Register

Registration will be available in mid-summer - contact us at conference@fvaohio.org if you would like to receive notification when registration is open or a brochure!

Keynote Bio
Tobi Johnson, MA, CVA Tobi Johnson is the Chief Engagement Officer (CEO) of VolunteerPro, an online networking and professional development community for leaders of volunteers. With over 25 years direct experience in the nonprofit sector, Tobi is an internationally recognized expert and thought leader in the field of volunteer engagement. Tobi authored Chapter 1 of the anthology Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights for Transforming Volunteer Programs in a Changing World, edited by Robert J. Rosenthal and VolunteerMatch.org, published by Wiley & Sons in 2015.

Tobi also shares insights and evidence-based strategies to attract, inspire and mobilize top volunteer talent through Tobi’s Nonprofit Management Blog and through her consulting practice, Tobi Johnson & Associates. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Tobi is a graduate of the University of Washington and has a Masters degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She now lives in East Tennessee with her husband and feline office assistant, Bailey.


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11/02/178:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Jeannie Citerman-Kraeger



So which comes first—the volunteers or the donors? Did you know that 42 percent of donors first volunteered before they gave to an organization?  An average volunteer is FOUR TIMES as likely to donate as someone who doesn’t volunteer and they typically give TEN TIMES as much!  So, some of your best donor sources may already be invested in your organization by giving you that other gift…time.  What’s the risk to ask the givers of time for money, too?  It depends. We will talk about setting your volunteer program on the path of asking for it all:  time, treasure and money.  This is a great webinar for Volunteer Managers and Development Directors.  



 

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11/02/179 am - 10 am Eastern TimeSusan Sanow


New to AL!VE or just want to check in?  Find out what's happening or get a quick fix of networking with your peers.  The first 30 minutes include a short presentation about AL!VE, your membership benefits, and how-to's.  The next 30 minutes are an open discussion about any topic relating to managing volunteers or programs!  Can't make this one?  Check our calendar to sign up for another one about every other month.

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11/07/179AM Pacific, Noon Eastern


Once again Long and Short Associates, Wendy Biro-Pollard and Kathleen McCleskey, are conducting the Certificate in Volunteer Management course at Austin Community College on November 7-8 and December 5-6, 2017. We have been providing this training for over a decade for people through out the US.
 
AmeriCorps Alumni may use their education awards to cover the full cost of tuition for this class.  To learn more about applying these funds, click here.
 
Thank you for sharing this information with your constituents, members, and affiliates around the Nation.
 
Best wishes,
 
 
 

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11/07/17
-11/08/17
9 - 4Kathleen McCleskey - Wendy Biro-Pollard


AL!VE Academy:  The Importance of Writing for the Profession and You.  November 7, (1:00 PM Eastern)
 
What makes writing so important?  Writing is the primary basis upon which your work, your learning, and your intellect will be judged in the workplace, your community, and with your peers.
 
Writing is portable and permanent.  It makes your thinking visible.  It helps you move easily among facts, inferences, and opinions without getting confused - and without confusing your reader.  Besides being an essential job skill, writing for the profession fosters your ability to explain a complex position to readers and to yourself.
 
The AL!VE Academy for November is pleased to welcome Harriett Edwards, Ed.D. Harriett currently serves on the Board of IJOVA (The International Journal on Volunteer Administration).  For over 40 years, IJOVA has been an essential resource for the profession.  Learn more about the importance of writing, how to get started, how best to use other's professional writings, and how you can utilize the new IJOVA website as a resource.

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11/07/171 PM Eastern, 10 AM Pacific


This is a webinar presented by Tobi Johnson, CEO of VolunteerPro.  To learn more and sign up, visit the VolunteerPro website.

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11/08/17 


This is a webinar presented by Volunteer Match.  To learn more and sign up, click here.

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11/09/17 


This is a webinar presented by Volunteer Match.  To learn more and sign up, click here.

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11/14/17 


This is a webinar presented by Tobi Johnson, CEO of VolunteerPro.  To learn more and sign up, visit the VolunteerPro website.

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11/14/17 


This event is open to AL!VE Group Members who represent their local volunteer managers' local professional association.

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11/15/173:00 PM Eastern, Noon Pacific


This is a webinar presented by Volunteer Match.  To learn more and sign up, click here.

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11/15/17 


This is a webinar presented by Volunteer Match.  To learn more and sign up, click here.

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11/16/17 


AL!VE's Annual Meeting of the membership.  Registration is limited to members only and space is limited.  The meeting will be recorded and a copy of the report will be emailed to all members in early December.

 

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11/29/171 PM Eastern, 10 AM Pacific


This is a webinar presented by Volunteer Match.  To learn more and sign up, click here.

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11/30/17 


Once again Long and Short Associates, Wendy Biro-Pollard and Kathleen McCleskey, are conducting the Certificate in Volunteer Management course at Austin Community College on November 7-8 and December 5-6, 2017. We have been providing this training for over a decade for people through out the US.
 
AmeriCorps Alumni may use their education awards to cover the full cost of tuition for this class.  To learn more about applying these funds, click here.
 
Thank you for sharing this information with your constituents, members, and affiliates around the Nation.
 
Best wishes,
 
 
 

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12/05/17
-12/06/17
9 - 4Kathleen McCleskey - Wendy Biro-Pollard


This is a webinar presented by Tobi Johnson, CEO of VolunteerPro.  To learn more and sign up, visit the VolunteerPro website.

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12/06/17 


This is a webinar presented by Volunteer Match.  To learn more and sign up, click here.

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12/07/17 


Orientation will be held for AL!VE Board members for the 2018-2021 class at this time.

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12/08/173 PM E, Noon P


This is a webinar presented by Volunteer Match.  To learn more and sign up, click here.

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12/12/17 


This is a webinar presented by Tobi Johnson, CEO of VolunteerPro.  To learn more and sign up, visit the VolunteerPro website.

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12/12/17 


This is a webinar presented by Volunteer Match.  To learn more and sign up, click here.

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12/13/17 


This is a webinar presented by Volunteer Match.  To learn more and sign up, click here.

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12/14/17 


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