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. 


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July 13, 2017 | 9:00-12:00 PM

MVVMA Signature Training: Storytelling and Volunteer Engagement

Storytelling can be a powerful tool for volunteer engagement and retention. Stories can highlight mission impact, help volunteers understand how they can serve, and make current volunteers feel appreciated and valued.


Training attendees will learning interviewing tips, story formats, and how to translate stories across multiple platforms. 


$30: MVVMA members and partner association members (NOVAA, NOVA, ALIVE, CCI)


$40: Non-members and at-the-door registration.


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Up Next 

August 9, 2017: 5:00-6:30 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


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Nonprofit Hub


Nonprofit Hub is an online educational community dedicated to giving nonprofits everything they need to better their organizations and communities.


Their section on volunteer management includes information on how to:

- keep volunteers safe

- keep volunteers motivated

- connect with millennial volunteers

- engage skills-based volunteers

and much more.


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Volunteer with an MVVMA-Member Organization

Salem Multicultural Institute

Cultural education
and programs 


Catholic Community Services

Children, families, people with disabilities


City of Salem Community Development

Neighborhood impact

Marion County

Volunteer Services

Opportunities with all Marion County Depts.

Gilbert House Children's Museum

Interactive learning
for children 

Family Tree
Relief Nursery

Child abuse and neglect prevention 


Oregon State 

Library services
for all Oregonians




REACH Program for Corban U students



Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman

Patient advocacy;
quality care assurance


People with disabilities; families with disadvantages

City of Salem Parks

Park maintenance and recreation


Tokyo International University

Educational and cultural immersion


Deepwood Museum

Historic house, museum and


Willamette Humane Society

Pet adoption
and services

Habitat for Humanity of the Willamette Valley

Building homes for local families

Samaritan Health Services

Health and

wellness 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 

University of

Volunteer stewardship and regional engagement

Oregon State Parks
and Recreation

Creation and care of natural, scenic and recreation sites

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Protection and enhancement of fish and wildlife resources

Family Building

Keeping children
safe and families together

Salem's Riverfront Carousel

Creating memorable experiences for carousel patrons

Center for Hope
and Safety

Support to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

Oregon Garden

Horticulture, visitor services, education and events

Center 50+

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.



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