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Volunteer Management Survey
David Thorne, a Bowling Green State University doctoral student, is conducting a study to better understand the challenges facing volunteer administrators, along with common management practices. This study will update the original research by Dr. Hager and Dr. Brudney. You can read their original report HERE .
Please consider completing this important survey. It should only take about 10-15 minutes to complete and your insights are valuable in order to better understand volunteer administrators. Deadline to complete the survey is May 31st. Please share with other volunteer managers in your network.
Take the survey now!
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the primary investigator, David Thorne at email@example.com
Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA)
Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration will hold their virtual volunteer engagement leadership conference June 3-5, 2020. Participants in this unique conference will obtain new tools, resources, and inspiration to tackle current volunteer engagement challenges and will be equipped to effect change by the exchange of innovative best practices and ideas that foster effective professional development and networking for leaders who engage volunteers. The cost varies but is $275 for non-members of the association for the virtual June conference. For information on the workshop line-up, visit here. For registration, visit MAVA.
Points of Light Conference
The 2020 Points of Light Conference Online Experience , which will open on Wednesday, June 10 with three keynote presentations focused on a new relevancy for civic engagement and organizational readiness in a post-COVID-19 world. On the following days, June 11-12, a series of workshops will be offered with ways to engage with presenters and each other. All of this content will live beyond the conference on a new on-demand platform for knowledge sharing and community building as an ongoing and dynamic community for the sector. The conference this year will be free. To register, please visit: