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Upcoming events

    • 04/11/2023
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom

    Most Leaders of Volunteers use tools to make the best use of their time and to keep their work and workforce organized. These tools have usually been developed, redeveloped, and perfected over time to help us be successful. And let's face it, we usually don't have much time to develop tools from scratch, right? GAVA is bringing Leaders of Volunteers together to share tools and resources that they have developed that others may benefit from.  Join us on April 11th and bring tools that you use that you are willing to share, and be prepared to leave with additional tools in your tool box!

    • 05/09/2023
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Keep and attract the best talent to your volunteer pool by understanding "The 3 C's.” This fun and interactive session offers practical, scalable solutions for any sized organization to improve volunteer engagement, recruitment, and retention. This workshop includes a slide presentation of the basic concepts, evaluation exercise for your programs, as well as discussion, troubleshooting, and Q&A. Suitable for all volunteer administration experience levels. At the end of this session, participants will be able to apply the core concepts of "The 3 C's" with practical examples to build organizational capacity, increase volunteer satisfaction, and build volunteers' connection to their mission.

    Dana Litwin: 

    Since 2002 Dana has guided organizations in California's Silicon Valley and worldwide to produce breakthrough talent and community engagement programs. She is a popular presenter at the Points of Light National Conference on Volunteering and Service (USA), and countless regional conferences and webinars.

    Dana is the creator of the premiere web series “Priceless Advice for Leaders of Volunteers.” She is the Past President of the Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement (AL!VE), and a founder of the multi-sector National Alliance for Volunteer Engagement.

Past events

03/23/2023 Using Your Sphere of Influence
02/23/2023 Diagnosis Imposter Syndrome: Believing in Yourself as a Leader of Volunteers
01/31/2023 GAVA 2023 Volunteer Engagement Professional Networking Event
12/13/2022 Introducing AL!VE's Standards for Organizational Volunteer Engagement
11/10/2022 Neurodiversity in Volunteerism
10/06/2022 Irresistible Organizations and Supportive Environments: Keeping Volunteers and Attracting Their Friends & GAVA Annual Meeting
09/20/2022 Virtual Technology Fair: Volunteer Management Software Tips & Tricks
08/11/2022 Using the Internet to support all volunteers - what does that look like & why it matters.
07/14/2022 Self-Care for the Volunteer Manager
06/23/2022 Engaging Your Board: How to Empower Your Leaders
06/09/2022 Safe to Speak Up: Exploring the Role of Coaching in Psychological Safety
05/02/2022 Becoming the CEO of Your Life
04/12/2022 The Perfect Fit...DEI and Volunteer Services
03/15/2022 Building Confidence and Leading with Confidence
02/22/2022 Engage Your Audience through Social Media
01/19/2022 Volunteer Motivations Across Age Groups
12/14/2021 Working with State Agencies and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters
11/09/2021 Engaging Volunteers in the Post-COVID World by Special Guest: Mrs. Plus Size America Elite, Tanya Holloway
10/26/2021 2021 GAVA Annual Meeting
09/30/2021 Am I Making the Right Decision? The Role of Ethics in Volunteer Engagement
08/19/2021 GAVA’s Ask a Colleague!
07/22/2021 GAVA Event: Being a CVA, What's That All About?
06/01/2021 Everyone Communicates, Few Connect
05/20/2021 GAVA Training: Volunteer Recruitment
05/19/2021 GAVA Training: Emotional Intelligence
02/16/2021 GAVA Q1 Event: Training Volunteers Online
10/21/2020 Board Involvement Information Session
06/29/2020 GAVA Roundtable - COVID Questions!
03/19/2019 GAVA Q1 Webinar: Writing Awesome Volunteer Job Descriptions
10/12/2018 GAVA Annual Conference
05/23/2018 GAVA Lunch & Learn Round-table - Strengths and Struggles of Your Volunteer Program
04/04/2018 Lunch & Learn - Volunteer Appreciation
02/28/2018 GAVA Lunch & Learn - Volunteer Recruitment
11/03/2017 GAVA/COVA Conference
07/18/2017 Lunch & Learn

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