Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement

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

AL!VE COP: Early Childhood Education
1/24/2022
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Emergency Response Volunteer Programs COP
1/27/2022
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Food Banks COP
2/1/2022
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Advisory Boards & Committees COP
2/9/2022
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Animal Welfare COP
2/23/2022
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Food Banks COP
3/1/2022
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AL!VE Transportation Community of Practice Noon Central, 1 PM Eastern
3/2/2022
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AL!VE Member Webinar - All are welcome!
3/3/2022
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AL!VE COP - Capacity Building
3/4/2022
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Health Care COP Meeting Noon Eastern
3/10/2022
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AL!VE Networking Social - Open to All
3/16/2022
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Parks & Recreation COP
3/17/2022
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AL!VE COP: Early Childhood Education
3/21/2022
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Food Banks COP
4/5/2022
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Advisory Boards & Committees COP
4/6/2022
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AL!VE Member Webinar - All are welcome!
4/12/2022
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Animal Welfare COP
4/27/2022
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Emergency Response Volunteer Programs COP
4/28/2022
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Food Banks COP
5/3/2022
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AL!VE Transportation Community of Practice Noon Central, 1 PM Eastern
5/4/2022
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Book Club COP - The Power of Moments
5/9/2022
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Health Care COP Meeting Noon Eastern
5/12/2022
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AL!VE COP: Early Childhood Education
5/16/2022
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Parks & Recreation COP
5/19/2022
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Book Club COP - The Power of Moments
5/23/2022
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AL!VE Member Webinar - All are welcome!
5/25/2022
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Book Club COP - The Power of Moments
6/6/2022
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Food Banks COP
6/7/2022
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Advisory Boards & Committees COP
6/8/2022
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Book Club COP - The Power of Moments
6/20/2022
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AL!VE Member Webinar - All are welcome!
6/28/2022
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Animal Welfare COP
6/29/2022
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AL!VE Networking Social - Open to All
6/30/2022
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Food Banks COP
7/5/2022
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AL!VE Transportation Community of Practice Noon Central, 1 PM Eastern
7/6/2022
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Book Club COP - The Power of Moments
7/11/2022
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Health Care COP Meeting Noon Eastern
7/14/2022
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AL!VE COP: Early Childhood Education
7/18/2022
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Parks & Recreation COP
7/21/2022
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Book Club COP - The Power of Moments
7/25/2022
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Emergency Response Volunteer Programs COP
7/28/2022
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Food Banks COP
8/2/2022
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Advisory Boards & Committees COP
8/3/2022
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AL!VE Member Webinar - All are welcome!
8/4/2022
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Book Club COP - The Power of Moments
8/8/2022
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Animal Welfare COP
8/31/2022
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Food Banks COP
9/6/2022
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Health Care COP Meeting Noon Eastern
9/8/2022
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Parks & Recreation COP
9/15/2022
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AL!VE Member Webinar - All are welcome!
9/21/2022
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AL!VE Networking Social - Open to All
9/28/2022
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Food Banks COP
10/4/2022
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Advisory Boards & Committees COP
10/5/2022
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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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Animal Welfare COP
10/26/2022
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Emergency Response Volunteer Programs COP
10/27/2022
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Food Banks COP
11/1/2022
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AL!VE Member Webinar - All are welcome!
11/2/2022
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Health Care COP Meeting Noon Eastern
11/10/2022
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AL!VE Networking Social - Open to All
12/5/2022
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Food Banks COP
12/6/2022
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Advisory Boards & Committees COP
12/7/2022
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AL!VE Member Webinar - All are welcome!
12/8/2022
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Animal Welfare COP
12/28/2022
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Events in the month of July 2021
DateEvent
7/1/2021
7/1 Noon E: Informational Webinar: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Real Impact for the Real World

Join us for a 30 minute informational webinar about this year's Volunteer Management Hybrid Conference, titled 'Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:  Real Impact for the Real World'.  This hybrid conference broadcasts live October 19 or 20 (depending on time zone) from Hamilton, Ontario to host sites in the US and Canada.  During this informational webinar, we will cover:
  • logistics for remote site hosts, in person or virtual
  • registration for individual participants
  • technical requirements
  • overview of program & speakers
  • tips for success from past participants
  • Q & A
Register for any of the dates/times below:
May 19, 4:30 Eastern
May 25, 2 pm E
June 7, 2 pm E
June 18, 1 pm E
July 1, Noon E
July 13 3 pm E
July 29 3 pm E
Aug 9, 1 Pm E
Aug 25, 3 pm E 
You're under no obligation to participate in the conference by attending the informational session.

7/7/2021
7/7/21 - 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 link to the event.  We will send a reminder too!

We look forward to connecting with you!

Note: This message will be recorded and you can view later.  Registrants will receive a follow up email how to access the recording.
 

7/13/2021
7/13 3 PM E: Informational Webinar: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Real Impact for the Real World

Join us for a 30 minute informational webinar about this year's Volunteer Management Hybrid Conference, titled 'Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:  Real Impact for the Real World'.  This hybrid conference broadcasts live October 19 or 20 (depending on time zone) from Hamilton, Ontario to host sites in the US and Canada.  During this informational webinar, we will cover:
  • logistics for remote site hosts, in person or virtual
  • registration for individual participants
  • technical requirements
  • overview of program & speakers
  • tips for success from past participants
  • Q & A
Register for any of the dates/times below:
May 19, 4:30 Eastern
May 25, 2 pm E
June 7, 2 pm E
June 18, 1 pm E
July 1, Noon E
July 13 3 pm E
July 29 3 pm E
Aug 9, 1 Pm E
Aug 25, 3 pm E 
You're under no obligation to participate in the conference by attending the informational session.

7/29/2021
AL!VE Member Welcome Webinar July 29, 2021 4 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!
 
 
 

7/29/2021
7/29 3 PM E: Informational Webinar: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Real Impact for the Real World

Join us for a 30 minute informational webinar about this year's Volunteer Management Hybrid Conference, titled 'Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:  Real Impact for the Real World'.  This hybrid conference broadcasts live October 19 or 20 (depending on time zone) from Hamilton, Ontario to host sites in the US and Canada.  During this informational webinar, we will cover:
  • logistics for remote site hosts, in person or virtual
  • registration for individual participants
  • technical requirements
  • overview of program & speakers
  • tips for success from past participants
  • Q & A
Register for any of the dates/times below:
May 19, 4:30 Eastern
May 25, 2 pm E
June 7, 2 pm E
June 18, 1 pm E
July 1, Noon E
July 13 3 pm E
July 29 3 pm E
Aug 9, 1 Pm E
Aug 25, 3 pm E 
You're under no obligation to participate in the conference by attending the informational session.

7/12/2021
AL!VE Food Banks Communities of Practice Meeting, July 12, 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.

7/12
9/6
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.

 

7/13/2021
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.

Jul 13, 2021 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0vcO-qqD8sGdE0dOTYgSGVxyCQMgpytg8_

Aug 10, 2021 at 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqdOGtqDIiEt22Tr6cRgbtqv6z8QVMYG2k .
 
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

7/16/2021
Health Care COP (reschedule from June)

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.

7/19/2021
CCVA Global Leaders of Volunteers Speaker Series:Negotiation

From our partners at the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration

Negotiation for the Volunteer Engagement Professional: Advocating for What You Want and How to Achieve It with Megan Vixie, MPA, CVA, PHR, SHRM-CP, AL!VE President.
Monday, July 19, 2021 at 3 PM EST.
Session Description: Are you looking to negotiate a job offer or pay increase in your current role? A lot depends on what you do before you even begin salary or benefits negotiations. Coming prepared to these discussions can end up putting more money in your pocket along with some life-changing perks and benefits. In this session, we will discuss how to identify what you really want and how to go about achieving it. Now that you have achieved your CVA and continue to demonstrate your value, this can move you towards the salary and benefits you are searching for.

Speaker Bio:
Megan Vixie (she/her/hers), MPA, CVA, PHR, SHRM-CP
Megan is the Chief Engagement Officer for Beach Cities Health District (BCHD), one of the largest preventive health agencies in the nation. She is responsible for developing and executing Human Resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the District, including the areas of organizational and systems alignment, workforce planning, organizational development, compensation and benefits, etc. Megan has a Masters in Public Administration and completed her Certification in Volunteer Administration (CVA), Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Society for Human Resources Professionals-Certified Professional certifications. She has served on the board of directors for Directors of Volunteers in Agencies- Los Angeles (DOVIA-LA) and is currently the President of the Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement (AL!VE). Megan’s purpose in both life and career is to ignite the flames for others to achieve what they thought may not be possible. She is particularly passionate about mobilizing women upwards in their chosen professions without having to sacrifice personal or family goals to achieve career success.

Learn more and register here.

7/20/2021
Rural Programs COP (managing programs in Rural or Frontier Communities)

Rural Community of Practice 
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.
2021 Meetings will be held:  Jan 19, March 16, May 18, July 20, September 21 & November 16. 

For more information, contact Rebeccah Verhoff-Kiss, Rural COP Facilitator
To register for these dates, visit this link:

7/22/2021
7/22/21 - 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.  Your first meeting is free; subsequent are for AL!VE members only as an exclusive member benefit.
 
Dates (all dates 3 PM Eastern):

7/22/2021

7/23/2021
July AL!VE Academy: Advancing Your Volunteer Program

July AL!VE Academy:   Advancing Your Volunteer Program
 
For programs who have established manuals and practice, how do you take your program to the next level with institutional buy-in, opportunities for increase in funding, and generally a stronger respect for volunteers.  In this seminar, you’ll learn helpful insider trips to make your program more inclusive, more inspiring, and garner more institutional respect. Additionally, some time will be used to troubleshoot very specific problems or barriers that have emerged.  Bring your questions and crowdsource some answers!


*note:  this session will run for 90 minutes.

About our presenter: 

Alec Lawson is the Director of Audience Services and Access at Baltimore Center Stage in Baltimore MD and works as a consultant for all things access, front of house, inclusion, and volunteers.  He regularly presents at the Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disabilities on the intersections of ADA law, volunteerism, and disability. He teaches sensitivity trainings, offers guidance, and participates in national forums with volunteer and access coordinators.  His work is focused on challenging organizations to embrace inclusivity in the broadest terms possible, including ability, socio-economic backgrounds, language differences, gender expression, and including anyone who has been historically disincluded. 

 

7/29/2021
VMHC Diversity Equity & Inclusion: Marketing Webinar

This 60 minute meeting will cover tips & tricks for successfully marketing your host site for the Volunteer Manager's Hybrid Conference.  If you want build your attendance, this is for you!

Examples and templates will be shared.  Bring your ideas as well!

 






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