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Government Volunteer Management

What is GVM?
GVM is a professional network of volunteer leaders in the Government sector. This group meets four (4)  times per year to network and idea share. Anyone who works with volunteers in a government setting is encouraged to attend.

What is the purpose of GVM?
Government staff collaborate and share philosophies, in hope to strengthen our communities at all levels. Making an impact by promoting a cohesive approach within our volunteer opportunities and overall engagement. This group is not limited to MAVA members only.

How often do we meet?  
The GVM group meets quarterly in various locations. Meetings are hosted by current GVM members.

What is the meeting format?
The meetings are informal and approximately 1.5-2 hours in duration. Typically there is a moderator to assist in leading the discussion, but the conversations are determined by the needs of those attending.

What are the GVM meeting dates for Summer 2016-Winter 2017?
  • Thursday, August 18 at 9:00 a.m., City of Edina, City Hall, Community Room
  • Thursday, October 27th at 9:00 a.m., Hennepin County Adult Corrections Facility
  • Wednesday, February 8 at 9:00 a.m., City of Roseville
Garrett Zaffke ( or Diane Erickson (
Members can share questions and comments by visiting the GVM Discussion Forum page.