2017 Program & Event Calendar

NOTE LOCATION CHANGE: Remainder of the 2017 programs held at the United Way of the Mid Willamette Valley (455 Bliler Ave NE, Salem, OR 97301) from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

 

JANUARY 12, 2017

Waffles and Wisdom

Rescheduled December 2016 celebration that was cancelled due to inclement weather. 

Waffles and Wisdom is a year-end celebration and appreciation event for current MVVMA members and an opportunity for interested volunteer managers and new MVVMA members to learn more about the association. MVVMA's leadership team will be whipping up delicious waffles so skip breakfast and let us feed you! 

Open to all local Volunteer Managers, free admission.

MVVMA Members $0 | Pay-as-you-go Fee: $10 at the door. 

 

FEBRUARY 9, 2017

Refresh, Reflect and Go Forth

Take a brief walk through the volunteer management cycle to refresh your focus on best practices and reflect on your work in 2016 to identify a course for achievement and improvement in 2017.

MVVMA Members $0 | Pay-as-you-go Fee: $10 at the door. 

 

MARCH 9, 2017

Bulding a Better Booth 

View volunteer fair booths/outreach displays from other MVVMA-member organizations, get feedback about your booth/display and learn tips on how to put your booth's best foot forward. 
MVVMA Members $0 | Pay-as-you-go Fee: $10 at the door.  

 

APRIL 13, 2017

Insider Knowledge: Employee Volunteerism

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.

MVVMA Members $0 | Pay-as-you-go Fee: $10 at the door. 

 

JUNE 8, 2017

Cultivating a Servant's Heart in Today's Youth

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.

 

AUGUST 9, 2017

MVVMA Social at Salem Ale Works 

2315 25th St SE, Salem, OR 97302

5:00-6:30 PM

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.

 

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Navigating Difficult Conversations

Performance management can be a tricky, especially when it comes to discussing poor performance or firing 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.  

MVVMA Members $0 | Pay-as-you-go Fee: $10 at the door. 

 

OCTOBER 12, 2017

Service-to-Go

Participate in Service-To-Go projects from local organizations while brainstorming Service-to-Go opportunities for your organization and learning about how to make a stellar service to go kit.

MVVMA Members $0 | Pay-as-you-go Fee: $10 at the door. 

 

NOVEMBER 3, 2017

International Volunteer Managers Day Celebration: You're the Cats Meow!
Volunteer managers are the cat's meow. All local volunteer managers are invited to celebrate with MVVMA on Friday, November 3 from 8:30-10:00 a.m. for a light breakfast, the presentation of the CLOVER Awards and some quality time with the cats and dogs at the Willamette Humane Society. 


Willamette Humane Society

4246 Turner Road SE

Salem, Oregon  


DECEMBER 14, 2017

Waffles and Wisdom
Waffles and Wisdom is a year-end celebration and appreciation event for current MVVMA members and an opportunity for interested volunteer managers and new MVVMA members to learn more about the association. MVVMA's leadership team will be whipping up delicious waffles so skip breakfast and let us feed you! 

Open to all local Volunteer Managers, free admission.

8:30-10:00 a.m. at the Mid Willamette Valley United Way

See upcoming NOVAA Events  

 

2017 MVVMA Members

Salem Multicultural Institute
Catholic Community Services
City of Salem Community Development
Marion County Volunteer Services
Gilbert House Children's Museum
Family Tree Relief Nursery
Oregon State Library
Corban University Reach Program
Office Of the Long Term Care Ombudsman
Shangri-La
City of Salem Parks
Tokyo International University
Deepwood Museum
Willamette Humane Society
Habitat for Humanity of the Willamette Valley
Samaritan Health Services
Northwest Senior and Disability Services
Oregon Garden
The Salvation Army of Marion and Polk Counties
University of Oregon
Oregon State Parks and Recreation
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Family Building Blocks

Salem's Riverfront Carousel
Center for Hope and Safety
Oregon Judicial Department Citizen Review Board
Trillium Family Services
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Center 50+
Oregon Department of Justice - Consumer Services

 

Important Dates
 

April 23-29, 2017

National Volunteer Week

 

November 5

International Volunteer Managers Day

 
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