AL!VE Academy: A Recap of the National Conference on Volunteering and Service, the MAVA Conference, and National Conversations About the Sector
Tuesday, July 24 3 PM Eastern, Noon Pacific
Were you able to attend the National Conference on Volunteering in Service in Atlanta and/or Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration? Have you heard about the new National Alliance for Volunteer Engagement? There is exciting momentum building in the field of volunteer engagement, and we've gathered a panel of your peers to share their insights, experiences and some next steps from these national events and conversations.
AL!VE President Jason Frenzel, CVA; AL!VE Member Garrett Zafke; and Alliance Facilitator Betsy McFarland will present, moderated by AL!VE Board Member Michelle Raymer.
This webinar is free for AL!VE members and $20.00 for the general public. General Public will be billed after registering.
You recruit, you train, you place volunteers within your organization to make difference. Does everyone on your paid staff appreciate the importance of the volunteer team, too? In this webinar, we will address communicating the importance of volunteers to all who interact with the entire team. We will address defining volunteer responsibilities, communicating volunteer impact, and supervising and celebrating volunteers. Plus, we’ll talk about handling the most challenging volunteers. We will also address how volunteers can help your staff become better managers.
Learn more about how AL!VE members can take advantage of free volunteer management software, and exclusive member benefit. The 30-minute program entails an overview and explanation of the qualifications to receive the software will be explained as well as time for questions.
Free Volunteer Management Software! Learn more about AL!VE's Exclusive Member Benefit occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you:
Learn more about how AL!VE members can take advantage of free volunteer management software, and exclusive member benefit. The 30-minute program overview and qualifications to receive the software will be explained as well as time for questions.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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Every Quarter, AL!VE convenes local Associations of Volunteer Engagement Professionals (DOVIAS, VAN, etc) to network, learn best practices and share challenges and real solutions to the management and execution of a successful local network. Topics for 2018 include: February 21: Financial Management & Revenue Generators Join Mark Smith, CVA and Gretchen Jordan, CVA for a round table discussion regarding financial management for your local association. We'll discuss different ways of managing finances, safety protocols, earning your 501C3 status, and more. We'll provide a basic budget template custom designed for local associations. Attendees are encouraged to share their best practices, challenges, and ideas. We will also discuss local revenue generators. Do you have a silent auction? Yearly conference? Raffle items? Share your ideas with others.
May 16: Revitalizing Your Local Association Join Mark Smith, CVA, and Gretchen Jordan CVA for a roundtable discussion regarding revitalizing your local association of volunteer engagement professionals. Everyone has had the ups and downs, we will discuss practical solutions and ways to get local, regional, or national support.
August 15: Peer Recognition Does your association of volunteer engagement professionals recognize your peers? Join Jennifer Thompson, CVA and Gretchen Jordan, CVA for a roundtable discussion of providing a meaningful ways to recognize the peers in your local community. We'll share some examples of judging templates, award names, and how to get the word out about all the great and wondrous things your peers have accomplished.
November 14: Making the Most of Social Media Are you making the most of social media for your association of volunteer engagement professionals? Learn tips & tricks for utilizing facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter to communicate, recruit, inform and train your members and the community about the value of our profession.
(These topics may change depending on regional or national events)
These roundtables are an exclusive AL!VE member benefit for Associations of Volunteer Engagement Professionals members only. For more information on how to join, please visit our membership page. more info...
3 PM Eastern Feb 21 & Aug 15; Noon Eastern May 16 & November 14
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 upcoming annoucements, activities, calendar events and trainings.
Webinars will be approximately 30 minutes with an additional 30 minutes allocated for networking or discussion.