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.
See below to connect with volunteer opportunities offered by MVVMA-member organizations.
Thursday, April 13, 8:30-10 a.m.
Center for Community Innovation
1255 Broadway St NE #110 in Salem
Employees being paid to volunteer is an increasing trend in for-profit organizations. Hear from a panel of local business leaders whose organizations value and encourage employee volunteerism. Learn what these organizations expect and hope to gain from their group service and how volunteer managers can help provide a successful, mutually-beneficial volunteer experience.
Admission to this MVVMA Professional Development Program
Deadline to become a 2017 MVVMA Seasobn Pass member is March 31.
Benefits of Season Pass Membership
• Admission to 6 professional development programs
(less than $7 per training; $20 savings over pay-as-you-go option)
• Discounted admission to Signature Trainings
• Access to the MVVMA listerv to ask questions and get answers
from other volunteer managers
• Priority seating at the International Volunteer Managers Day event
• Re-cap emails that capture the highlights from professional
• Opportunity to post volunteer management job openings to the MVVMA website and Facebook page.
Ashley Erb, Shangri-La
Tammy Baumann, Oregon State Parks and Recreation
MVVMA Business Co-Coordinators
Desta Sirrine, One Fair World
Heidi Frederick, Catholic Community Services
Melanie Jones, Deepwood Museum
Lisa Miller, Marion County Volunteer Services
Kathryn Plummer, Western Oregon University
Paige Gorry, Shangri-La
Melissa Krueck, Oregon State Library
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