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Upcoming events

    • Thursday, May 08, 2014
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Junior Achievement/MAVA 1800 White Bear Ave, Maplewood, MN 55109
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    Organizing Volunteerism for 2020

    May 8th, 2014

    MAVA/JA offices

    9:30am to noon: Jim Scheibel - Building a Volunteer Movement at the Local, State and National Levels: Effectively engaging both Boomers and Millennials. (See presenter bio below).

    1:30 to 4:00pm: Capitalizing on Skills-Based Volunteers: A panel discussion on making this trend work for your Mission

    For a printable registration form, click here.

    Registration deadline: May 1st, 2014


    Cost:   one session = $40 members, $55 non-members

                Both sessions = $70 members, $95 non-members

    Presenter Jim Scheibel

    Jim Scheibel is Honorary Professor of Practice at Hamline University.  Courses he teaches include Service and Volunteerism, and Civic Engagement. During his career he has been a community organizer, City Councilmember, Director of VISTA and the Senior Corps, and Executive Director of Nonprofits.  He has always been a volunteer. Jim co-authored The Promise of Partnership with Erin Boley, which is written to help nonprofits better utilize students, faculty and staff of higher education institutions in their work.

    Hosted by the MAVA Professional Development Committee

    • Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    • 8:30 AM
    • Wednesday, May 14, 2014
    • 4:30 PM
    • United Way of Greater Duluth, Ordean Building 1st Floor Conference Rooms 424 W. Superior St., Duluth, MN
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    Original curriculum by Betty Stallings, adapted by MAVA

    Earn your Certificate in Volunteer Leadership by completing an 8-topic training series in two days.

    Gain a way to demonstrate your expertise and professionalism to employers, peers and the community.

    If you are new to the field or are looking for rejuvenation in your career, please join us!

    Register today!

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014

    • Capturing Volunteer Motivation and Conducting Effective Interviews
    • Planning for Retention
    • Recruiting Volunteers
    • Supervising Volunteers

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014

    • Positioning Your Volunteer Program for Success
    • Measuring Impact
    • Managing Risk
    • Recognizing Volunteers

    Click here for more information on the Volunteer Leadership Training Series.

    Scholarships are available!  Scholarships must be submitted by April 11th. Please fill out the scholarship form and return it to the MAVA office

    If you need a hard copy of the registration form, please
    email the MAVA office or call us at 651-255-0469.

    MAVA members, please log in to receive the member rate.

    Directions will be provided with registration confirmation.

    Cancellation Policy 


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