Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement

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

AL!VE Local Association Leadership Professional Development: Keeping it Real in Challenging Times
6/22/2022
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AL!VE Transportation Community of Practice Noon Central, 1 PM Eastern Jan 5, Mar 2, May 4, July 6
7/6/2022
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AL!VE COP: Early Childhood Education Jan 24, May 16, July 18
7/18/2022
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Book Club COP - The Power of Moments May 9, May 23, Jun 6, June 20, July 11, July 25, Aug 8
8/8/2022
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Parks & Recreation COP Jan 20, Mar 17, May 19, Jul 21, Sept 15
9/15/2022
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Informational Mailing list -2022 Volunteer Managers Hybrid Conference - Impact evaluation: Data that matters and creating the right story- Presented by AL!VE - Better Impact - VMPC Oct 18 & 19, 2022
10/18/2022 - 10/19/2022
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National Networks COP Feb 28, April 25, June 27, Aug 22, Oct 24
10/24/2022
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Emergency Response Volunteer Programs COP Jan 27, April 28, July 28, Oct 27
10/27/2022
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Health Care COP Meeting Noon Eastern Jan 13, Mar 10, May 12, Jul 14, Sept 8, Nov 10
11/10/2022
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AL!VE Networking Social - Open to All
12/5/2022
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Food Banks COP - First Tuesday of Every Month
12/6/2022
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Advisory Boards & Committees COP Feb 9, April 6, June 8, Aug 3, Oct 5, Dec 7
12/7/2022
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AL!VE Member Webinar - All are welcome!
12/8/2022
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Animal Welfare COP Feb 23, April 27, June 29, Aug 31, Oct 26, Dec 28
12/28/2022
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Museums COP March 24, May 26, Aug 18, Oct 27, Jan 26
1/26/2023
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Events in the month of April 2021
DateEvent
4/13/2021
AL!VE COP Book Club: Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People March 16-May 25

Join your peers for a book club discussion of 'Blind Spot:  Hidden Biases of Good People' by Mahzarin R Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald.
The discussions will begin on March 16 at 1  PM Eastern and continue every other week until May 25.  All times are 1 PM Eastern.

March 16 & March 30
April 13 & April 27
May 11 & May 25

If you've already read the book, great!  We'd love to hear your insights.  If not, please purchase and read the first two chapters by March 16 for the first meeting.

After registration, you will be emailed with the Zoom meeting link.

Remember, COP Groups are for AL!VE members only as a member benefit.  You are welcome to attend one if a non member, but should join thereafter.

 

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4/27/2021
AL!VE COP Book Club: Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People March 16-May 25

Join your peers for a book club discussion of 'Blind Spot:  Hidden Biases of Good People' by Mahzarin R Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald.
The discussions will begin on March 16 at 1  PM Eastern and continue every other week until May 25.  All times are 1 PM Eastern.

March 16 & March 30
April 13 & April 27
May 11 & May 25

If you've already read the book, great!  We'd love to hear your insights.  If not, please purchase and read the first two chapters by March 16 for the first meeting.

After registration, you will be emailed with the Zoom meeting link.

Remember, COP Groups are for AL!VE members only as a member benefit.  You are welcome to attend one if a non member, but should join thereafter.

 

more info...
4/20/2021
4/20 AL!VE Community of Practice - Job Transitioning and Leveling Up 1 PM P 4 PM E

New! Job Transition & Leveling Up COP: Held the third Tuesday of every other month starting in April 2021

4/20, 1 PM Pacific
6/15, 1 PM Pacific
8/17, 1 PM Pacific

Please register for each session.  You'll receive the log in details there.  

Facilitator:  
Megan N. Vixie, MPA, CVA, PHR, SHRM-CP
AL!VE Board President
Chief Engagement Officer

Beach Cities Health District

COP's are offered for AL!VE full members as an exclusive member benefit.

4/22/2021
AL!VE Cultural Arts Community of Practice 3 PM E

Announcing our newest Community of Practice! 
This COP was created for leaders of volunteers in the Cultural Arts (Performing Arts Theaters, Museums, Aquariums, Zoos etc) to discuss subjects such as recruiting, diversity, retention etc. as it relates to our sector.  Led by Nicole Smith, Manager of Volunteer and Internship Services, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.  The first meeting is free; subsequent are for AL!VE members only as an exclusive member benefit.
 
Dates (all dates 3 PM Eastern):
10/22/20
1/28/2021
4/22/2021
7/22/2021

4/23/2021
April AL!VE Academy: Make it Personal - Building Inclusion in Your Volunteer Corps: Success Stories, Cautionary Tales, and Practical Exercises

April AL!VE Academy Webinar - April 23, 2021 2 PM Eastern

Make it Personal - Building Inclusion in Your Volunteer Corps: Success Stories, Cautionary Tales, and Practical Exercises
Join Paula, Emilie and Nicole to learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion work. Listen to real-world examples examined in a critical and honest format. Understand bias, allyship, microaggressions, cultural competence and cultural humility. Get practical steps to build an inclusive culture in your volunteer program and organization. 

Presented by: Paula Allen, Emilie Bromet-Bauer, and Nicole Smith
 
About our presenters:

Paula Allen:  Paula is the Volunteer Program Specialist for Satellite Healthcare, a non-profit dialysis company making life better for those living with kidney disease. Paula has a Bachelor’s degree in History and a Master’s degree in Museum Studies. She achieved her Certification in Volunteer Administration in April of 2019 and immediately began looking for ways to connect with the wider volunteer management community. Paula is the Vice President of Programs and Advocacy at ALIVE, and prizes the opportunity to work with other volunteer engagement professionals and the Board of AL!VE to advance inclusive and proactive practices. In her practice as a volunteer engagement professional she focuses on strategic planning, risk management, and diversity and inclusion.




Emilie Bromet-Bauer: As a recognized, professional volunteer and community engagement specialist, over the past 3 decades, she has developed and managed effective volunteer programs that are transformative for volunteers, organizations, and communities. These programs increase volunteer commitment, retention, and impact while leveraging volunteer and community engagement to build an organization’s capacity to achieve its goals.







Nicole R. Smith: Nicole is a Panamanian-American, workforce development specialist, published author of Game On! Relentlessly Pursue Your Dreams and the 101 Note-taking Affirmation Journal Series, dancer and motivational speaker. In 2019, She joined the Board of the Arts and Business Council of Miami, was listed as one of WLRN’s “Local Women Who Inspire You” and was selected as one of Legacy Miami’s MOST PROMINENT AND INFLUENTIAL BLACK WOMEN IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY OF 2019.  She is the Volunteer and Internship Services Manager at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the  Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. She joined the Arsht Center in 2012 as a Marketing  Coordinator and remained in that role until she joined the Volunteer Services department in November  of 2014. She is currently responsible for managing 300+ volunteers and interns in all aspects of the  business including recruiting, training and team building. Smith continuously works with the Arsht Center’s Front of House team to staff more than 100 performances and programs presented by the  Center each year. She also leads the Center’s Internship Program which serves 13 departments and  offers a life-changing immersive learning experience to approximately 20 interns per semester. In addition, she is an Accountability Coach for Center’s Apprenticeship Program and has worked as a mentor with the School-to-Work Big Brothers Big Sisters program for two years.
 

4/28/2021
AL!VE Animal Welfare Community of Practice

Meetings will be held bimonthly (every 2 months) with the first meeting on Wednesday, April 28th at 8-9pm ET (5-6pm PT).

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.







We welcome any event related to volunteer engagement professionals! 
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