Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement

Calendar of Events - AL!VE
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Events available for Registration...

VMHC Diversity Equity & Inclusion: Facilitator Training/Check In
9/29/2021
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VMHC Diversity Equity & Inclusion: Facilitator Training/Check In
10/1/2021
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AL!VE Member Welcome Webinar October 4, 2021 2 PM Eastern
10/4/2021
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VMHC Diversity Equity & Inclusion: Facilitator Training/Check In
10/4/2021
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10/6/21 AL!VE Health Care Communities of Practice Meeting Noon Eastern
10/6/2021
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VMHC Diversity Equity & Inclusion: Facilitator Training/Check In
10/6/2021
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VMHC Diversity Equity & Inclusion: Facilitator Training/Check In
10/8/2021
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VMHC Diversity Equity & Inclusion: Facilitator Training/Check In
10/11/2021
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VMHC Diversity Equity & Inclusion: Facilitator Training/Check In
10/13/2021
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AL!VE COP: Emergency Response Volunteer Programs
10/14/2021
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Individual Registration: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Real Impact for the Real World Volunteer Manager's Hybrid Conference October 19 & 20, 2021
10/19/2021 - 10/20/2021
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Informational Mailing list -2021 Volunteer Managers Hybrid Conference - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Real Impact for the Real World- Presented by AL!VE - Better Impact - VMPC Oct 19 & 20, 2021
10/19/2021 - 10/20/2021
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AL!VE Community of Practice: Animal Welfare
10/27/2021
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AL!VE Member Welcome Webinar October 27, 2021 2 PM Eastern
10/27/2021
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AL!VE Food Banks Communities of Practice Meeting, November 1, 3 PM Eastern
11/1/2021
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AL!VE Transportation Community of Practice Noon Central, 1 PM Eastern
11/3/2021
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2021 AL!VE Summit for Local Associations (DOVIA's) - November 4, 1:00-3:00 PM Eastern
11/4/2021
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AL!VE Summit for Local Associations (DOVIA's) - November 4, 1:00-3:00 PM Eastern
11/4/2021
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AL!VE COP - Capacity Building
11/5/2021
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AL!VE COP: Early Childhood Education
11/15/2021
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DAVA Catch Up Via Microsoft Teams
11/16/2021 - 11/16/2021
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Nov 16 AL!VE Community of Practice - Job Transitioning and Leveling Up 1 PM P / 4 PM E
11/16/2021
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AL!VE Member Welcome Webinar December 2, 2021 1 PM Eastern
12/2/2021
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12/7/21 AL!VE Health Care Communities of Practice Meeting Noon Eastern
12/7/2021
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AL!VE Networking Event-Open to All December 9, 6 PM Eastern 3 PM Pacific
12/9/2021
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AL!VE Community of Practice: Animal Welfare
12/29/2021
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AL!VE Transportation Community of Practice Noon Central, 1 PM Eastern
1/5/2022
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AL!VE COP - Capacity Building
1/7/2022
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AL!VE COP: Early Childhood Education
1/17/2022
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AL!VE Transportation Community of Practice Noon Central, 1 PM Eastern
3/2/2022
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AL!VE COP - Capacity Building
3/4/2022
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AL!VE COP: Early Childhood Education
3/21/2022
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AL!VE Transportation Community of Practice Noon Central, 1 PM Eastern
5/4/2022
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AL!VE COP: Early Childhood Education
5/16/2022
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AL!VE Transportation Community of Practice Noon Central, 1 PM Eastern
7/6/2022
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AL!VE COP: Early Childhood Education
7/18/2022
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Events in the next 45 days...
DateEvent
10/6/2021
10/6/21 AL!VE Health Care Communities of Practice Meeting Noon Eastern

This is an AL!VE Communities of Practice for those involved in managing volunteers or programs in health care settings such as hospitals, hospice, Blood Banks, Health care facilities, long-term health centers, etc.  Health care can have some unique situations, requirements, and environments for volunteers!  Join your colleagues in discussion about your questions, situations, needs, and share your experiences with others as well.  Let’s support each other! 

Upon registering, we will email you the meeting log in information (and a reminder, too).

For more information about this COP, please contact Angela Wiliiamson, Health Care COP facilitator.  

Look forward to seeing you there!

To learn more about AL!VE Community of Practice, visit our website.

10/14/2021
AL!VE COP: Emergency Response Volunteer Programs

New! Emergency Response Volunteer Programs COP
Join in the conversation about volunteers programs that manages volunteers who respond during an emergency.  This is a very broad range from citizen corps, Red Cross, government, state, federal and non-profit.  Share success and struggles during blue skies, gray skies and black skies.  How to keep your volunteers engaged year around when things are (enter Q word here).  Between meetings, share burning questions or share resources on the Emergency Response Volunteer Programs message board here https://mms.volunteeralive.org/members/forum/board_list.php (Must be signed in to Member Log In).  This is where we can share best practices, ask questions, brag, vent and connect. 

2021: Initial Meeting October 14, 2 PM Eastern (future meetings to be determined by attendees)

Communities of Practice are an AL!VE member benefit; however, anyone is welcome to attend their first meeting with out being a member.  After your first meeting, you must join as a member to attend subsequent meetings.  You can learn more here.

10/19/2021
 -10/20/2021
Individual Registration: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Real Impact for the Real World Volunteer Manager's Hybrid Conference October 19 & 20, 2021

AL!VE – Better Impact – VMPC present
The Volunteer Management Hybrid Conference
Individual Registration

 
‘Managing Risk:  Balancing Aversion and Innovation’
Tuesday, October 19 –
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Pacific 
9:30 - 3:30 PM Mountain Standard time zones
10:30-4:30 PM Mountain Daylight Time
Wednesday, October 21
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM Atlantic
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM , Eastern
8:30 AM -2:30 PM Central time zones
 
'Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Real Impact for the Real World' is the volunteer management conference presented by AL!VE, Better Impact, and VMPC (Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada).  Now in its seventh year, this year's topic will explore these important DEI issues impact our volunteers, programs and agencies, now and in the near and far futures.  Our current streaming event will consist of four 20 minute presentations, local discussion in smaller groups, followed by a moderated discussion with the other presenters (think Ted talk meets late night tv), including responding to questions from the audience.

The broadcast will be streamed live in the United States and Canada, with the likelihood of an audience of 1000 or more.  In order to participate, you will need an internet connection strong enough to handle audio/video streaming and adequate computer or external speakers.

You can learn more about the conference by visiting the main conference website.

How does it work?

Once you register and we receive payment, we will send you a unique link and the conference handbook a few days before the event. You may register for any time zone that is convenient to you, the content for October 19 or 20 will be the same.  Individual registrants will be assigned to small group discussion 'tables' the day of the conference depending on registrations.  We will try to assign you to tables depending on your geographic area and/or your affinity group, so please be sure and fill out all the questions to help us assign you to your group.  

Registration and payment policy
Registration begins July 30 and ends October 15. 
AL!VE Members:  $75 US for the general public and $65 US for AL!VE members. AL!VE will be billing you.
VMPC Members/Canadian Residents:  $75 CAD for the general public and  $65 CAD for VMPC members.  VMPC will be billing you.
*Please note the cost is for one person's participation in the event. If you have a group of 8 or more, consider applying as a host site here https://www.betterimpact.tv/vmhc

Payment for the hybrid conference is due within 30 days of registration, either by credit card or check. 

Cancellation and refund policy
  • Prior to September 1, 2021 will receive a full refund, without penalty.
  • September 1- October 4, 2021 eligible for a refund of 50% of the registration fee.
  • Cancellations received after October 4, 2021 will not be eligible for any refund.
Note:  this registration link is for USA and International attendees.   AL!VE US members will be billed by AL!VE.  Canadian residents will be billed by VMPC.  AL!VE will NOT share your registration info with any outside entities.

You will receive a confirmation email right after registration.  If not, check your spam folder or contact us.

For more information, visit the main conference website.
 

11/1/2021
AL!VE Food Banks Communities of Practice Meeting, November 1, 3 PM Eastern

Join your peers for discussions for those who manage food banks, hunger organizations, or nutrition programs.  This COP is facilitated by Christina Basey, CVA of Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana.  This COP will meet every other month, Mondays, from 3-4 PM Eastern.

 
11/1

For more information, contact Christina here.

To register, please continue with this form.  You'll receive the log in information and reminders after registration. 

Remember, you need to register for each event listed individually.

 

11/3/2021
AL!VE Transportation Community of Practice Noon Central, 1 PM Eastern

This is the meeting for the  AL!VE Transportation Community of Practice.  This meeting is open for AL!VE members and all volunteer engagement professionals (first one is free, the subsequent will be for members only).

The call will last one hour and will focus specifically on volunteer programs with transportation as a volunteer role.

After registering, you'll be emailed a zoom link to the event.  We will send a reminder too!

We look forward to connecting with you!

Calls will be held on (please sign up for each event so we can send you reminders!):
All times Noon Central, 1 PM Eastern

November 3, 2021
January 5, 2022
March 2, 2022
May 4, 2022
July 6, 2022

11/4/2021
2021 AL!VE Summit for Local Associations (DOVIA's) - November 4, 1:00-3:00 PM Eastern

The second annual summit for Local Associations of Volunteer Engagement Professionals (DOVIA's, AVA's etc) is scheduled for this November!.  Join us for networking, discussion roundtables, door prizes, and more!

When:  Thursday November 5, 2020  1:00-3:00 PM Eastern

Who:  Leadership of all US Local Associations  (see list here)*
  •     Each association can invite up to 7 members to attend
  •     Any local association is welcome to attend, whether AL!VE member or not
Agenda:
  • Welcome and networking
  • Discussion and sharing 
  • Small group discussions
  • How AL!VE can partner
  • Celebrate International Volunteer Managers Appreciation Day!

*not on the list?  Please add your local association here.
 

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11/4/2021
AL!VE Summit for Local Associations (DOVIA's) - November 4, 1:00-3:00 PM Eastern

Join us for the National Summit Local Associations of Volunteer Engagement Professionals (DOVIA's, AVA's etc).  Join us for networking, discussion roundtables, and more!

When:  Thursday November 4, 2020  1:00-3:00 PM Eastern

Who:  Leadership of all US Local Associations  (see list here)*
  •     Each association can invite up to six members from their local association to attend
  •     Any local association is welcome to attend, whether AL!VE member or not
Agenda:
  • Welcome and networking
  • Discussion and sharing 
  • Small group discussions
  • How AL!VE can partner
  • Celebrate International Volunteer Managers Appreciation Day!

*not on the list?  Please add your local association here.
 

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11/5/2021
AL!VE COP - Capacity Building


AL!VE Community of Practice (COP) : Capacity Building

Who helps the helpers?  Capacity builders do! Capacity building is whatever is needed to bring a nonprofit to the next level of operational, programmatic, financial, or organizational maturity, so it may more effectively and efficiently advance its mission into the future.  Do you work with volunteers that help other nonprofits in this way?  Join this Community of Practice as we talk about our roles in supporting volunteers help build capacity for other nonprofits.  United Ways, Volunteer Centers, incubators, and consulting oriented nonprofits are welcome to attend!

9/29/2021
Application Deadline for the Certified Volunteer Manager Program

The 2021-2022 Certified Volunteer Manager (CVM) Program is open for applications. The program teaches the management skills required of volunteer professionals including:
  • Recruiting, placing, supporting, supervising, engaging, and recognizing volunteers.
  • Creating policies and procedures that reduce volunteer program risks and liabilities.
  • Assessing volunteer programs' outcomes and achievements.
  • Aligning a volunteer program with an organization's mission and goals.
The CVM program provides expert instruction and significant opportunities for application. It is for anyone managing volunteers or volunteer programs. Volunteer professionals from around the world are invited to participate.

Learn more at https://ualr.edu/publicaffairs/apac/apac-cvm/


 

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10/19/2021
 -10/20/2021
2021 Volunteer Manager's Hybrid Conference - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Real Impact for the Real World

Mark your calendars for this international event!  Spanning three countries, seven time zones, and involving over 700 attendees over the two day event, you won't want to miss this conference.

More information will be released shortly.  Watch the conference website at www.betterimpact.tv/vmhc2021 for more information or at www.volunteeralive.org

December 2020:  Informational mailing list available
Jan & Feb, 2021: RFP opens
April 2021:  Registration opens
May - Aug 2021:  Informational sessions

 

10/27/2021
AL!VE Member Welcome Webinar October 27, 2021 2 PM Eastern

Meet your peers and colleagues at an AL!VE Member webinar!  in this 30 minute call, We will highlight member benefits, resources, and where to find them, share the Associations goals for 2021, and discuss what's happening in the field on a regional or national level. 

All members are invited to attend!  Considering membership?  You're also welcome to attend to learn more.

Can't make this meeting?  Check out 2021 dates on our calendar.

Jan 14, 2021 3 PM  (all times Eastern)
Feb 23, 1 PM
Mar 29, 2 PM
May 4, 3 PM 
June 16, 1 PM
July 29, 4 PM
Sept 13, 3 PM
Oct 27, 2 PM
Dec 2 , 2 PM

We look forward to seeing you online!
 
 
 

10/27/2021
AL!VE Community of Practice: Animal Welfare

Meetings will be held bimonthly (every 2 months) with the first meeting on Wednesday, April 28th at 8-9pm ET (5-6pm PT).  Following meetings will be 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern:  June 30, Aug 25, Oct 27, Dec 29.

The COP - Animal Welfare is designed to include a broad range of animal welfare organizations such as animal shelters, rescue groups, foster-based programs, sanctuaries, direct care for animals, and humane education programs. The objective of this COP is to connect volunteer engagement professionals within these organizations to share resources and best practices. This informal venue encourages open discussions for anyone seeking or offering advice in tackling the unique challenges facing volunteer leaders in the animal welfare field.


11/2/2021
CCVA Information Sessions for 2021 CVA Candidates

Want to learn more about the CVA and certification process?  Join us for one  of our informational webinars.

These webinars will NOT be recorded or shared with participants once they have concluded. Webinars will be approximately 90 minutes long. Times listed are in Eastern Standard Time.
 
Nov 2, 2021 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvcOqgrjotGtbqieKtJOEEBlcL5v9nWEb4

Would you like to host a CCVA Information Session for a group of 20 0r more? If so, please contact us at execdir@cvacert.org

11/3/2021
November AL!VE Academy: Creating Your Professional Brand…Yesterday! Presented by Corina Sadler, CVA

November AL!VE Academy:  November 3 @ 2 PM Eastern

Creating Your Professional Brand…Yesterday!


Corina Sadler, CVA discusses how having a strong digital presence has shaped her volunteer engagement career including preventing burnout and charting a path for success in the digital workplace. Learn tips for using online tools to boost your resume and brand YOUR professional story. Corina’s use of social networking coupled with a passion for promoting the field of volunteer engagement gives her a unique perspective on self advocacy for professionals. Take your experience and perspective to the next level by owning it!

About our Presenter:
Corina Sadler, CVA is the Volunteer Resources Supervisor at the City of Plano, Texas. Her work includes supervising their municipal volunteer program of up to 10,000 volunteers a year. Her career spans 16 years in local government and committee work for several professional volunteer management associations such as ALIVE, CCVA, Engage and the Texas Volunteer Management Conference. She enjoys providing volunteer management guidance to nonprofits and municipalities to empower the community through volunteerism.
In 2019, Corina received a national IMPACT Award from the Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement as an emerging leader displaying exemplary leadership in the field. Corina has been featured speaker on several podcasts and has trained volunteer managers through virtual workshops and in-person presentations. Ms. Sadler holds numerous certificates in the fields of volunteer and nonprofit management along with a Bachelor of Science Degree in applied gerontology and nonprofit management from the University of North Texas. She has been a Certified Volunteer Administrator (CVA) since 2012. Follow her on Instagram @CorinaInPlano

 






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