Founded in 1983, the Mid Valley Volunteer Managers Association (MVVMA) is a group of professional volunteer managers who meet regularly to exchange ideas, network and participate in professional development opportunities. MVVMA exists to promote the professional role of the volunteer manager, provide professional development and networking for its members, and to encourage and inspire active participation of volunteers in our communities.
August 9, 2017: 5:00-7:00 PM
MVVMA Social at Salem Ale Works
Get to know your peers. Enjoy a few beers. Discuss the finer points of volunteer recruitment or soak up the sunshine. This casual social can be whatever you want it to be: professional development
or an hour to recharge your battery.
All local volunteer managers are welcome to attend. 10 lucky MVVMA members will get a free pint of their favorite brew or cider. May luck forever be in your favor! Don't forget your name tag.
Salem Ale Works
2315 25th St SE, Salem, OR 97302
September 14, 2017: 8:30-10:00 am
Navigating Difficult Conversations
Performance management can be tricky, especially when it comes to discussing poor performance or exiting a volunteer. Learn about your conflict management style, the myths about problem volunteers, how to set clear expectations from day-one, and how to best manage the situation when it’s time for a volunteer to exit your organization.
Presenter: Stacy Vrooman, Marion County Training and Development Coordinator
MVVMA Members $0
Pay-as-you-go Fee: $10 at the door.
Center for Community Innovation
1255 Broadway St NE #110, Salem, OR 97301
MVVMA will soon be accepting CLOVER Award nominations
The CLOVER Awards, sponsored by the Mid Valley Volunteer Managers Association, recognize volunteer administrators for their outstanding contributions to the profession and for their promotion of quality volunteer experiences in the Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties.
Award winners are announced at MVVMA's International Volunteer Managers Day celebration held in November.
The nomination period will open September 1. Stay tuned for details.
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Salem Multicultural Institute
Catholic Community Services
Children, families, people with disabilities
City of Salem Community Development
Opportunities with all Marion County Depts.
Gilbert House Children's Museum
Child abuse and neglect prevention
for all Oregonians
REACH Program for Corban U students
Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman
quality care assurance
People with disabilities; families with disadvantages
City of Salem Parks
Park maintenance and recreation
Tokyo International University
Educational and cultural immersion
Historic house, museum and
Willamette Humane Society
Habitat for Humanity of the Willamette Valley
Building homes for local families
Samaritan Health Services
NorthWest Senior and Disability Services
Services for seniors and people with disabilities
Horticulture, visitor services and education
The Salvation Army of Marion and Polk Counties
Social services for families and individuals
Volunteer stewardship and regional engagement
Oregon State Parks
Creation and care of natural, scenic and recreation sites
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Protection and enhancement of fish and wildlife resources
safe and families together
Salem's Riverfront Carousel
Creating memorable experiences for carousel patrons
Center for Hope
Support to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault
Horticulture, visitor services, education and events
Program snad services to adults
age 50 and older
Marion Soli & Water Conservation District
Conservation, invasive weeds and native plants
Oregon Dept. of Justice - Consumer Protection
Ensuring a safe
and fair marketplace in Oregon
Trillium Family Services
Mental and behavioral healthcare to children and families.