SAINT PAUL, MN: National Conference on Volunteering and Service (NCVS)
Jun
18
to Jun 20

SAINT PAUL, MN: National Conference on Volunteering and Service (NCVS)

Join Dana in the Twin Cities for the 2019 Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service. This year Dana will be leading two sessions:

Hold ‘Em or Fold ‘Em: How to inspire, Fire, or Move Challenging Volunteers

High Tech, High Touch: Finding the Balance in Volunteer Engagement

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OAKLAND, CA: Nonprofit Learning Lab Institute
Nov
8
9:00 AM09:00

OAKLAND, CA: Nonprofit Learning Lab Institute

High Tech, High Touch: Finding The Balance in Volunteer Engagement

Learn how to balance the latest technology with a personal touch to work smarter - not harder - to engage volunteers and manage data. No matter your budget, or comfort level with technology, by the end of this workshop you will have strategic tools to dig deeper into new diverse communities to reach the right volunteers with the right skills.

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Volunteer Management Conference 2018: Leading the Way, Not Managing the Day
Oct
23
8:30 AM08:30

Volunteer Management Conference 2018: Leading the Way, Not Managing the Day

Volunteer Management Hybrid Conference 2018: "Leading the Way, Not Managing the Day"

Brought to you by Better Impact and AL!VE, and moderated by Dana Litwin, CVA, this unique event will broadcast live from Hamilton Ontario Canada on two separate days: October 23 (Pacific/Mountain), and October 24 (Atlantic, Eastern and Central time zones). Register for the day and time zone that works best for your local group.

The broadcast will be streamed live to more than 50 remote locations in the United States and Canada, with the likelihood of an audience of 1000 or more. One of the goals of this event is to provide quality, high level professional development for those who engage volunteers, and are operating in local areas where access and resources may be limited. This insightful and informative conference is geared towards local associations of volunteer engagement professionals, volunteer centers, or other entities with an interest in professional development.

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STEVENS POINT, WI: 49th Annual Wisconsin Volunteer Coordinators Association Conference
May
3
to May 4

STEVENS POINT, WI: 49th Annual Wisconsin Volunteer Coordinators Association Conference

  • Holiday Inn & Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At this year's WVCA Conference, Dana is presenting two workshops:

High Tech, High Touch: Finding The Balance in Volunteer Engagement

Learn how to balance the latest technology with a personal touch to work smarter - not harder - to engage volunteers and manage data. No matter your budget, or comfort level with technology, by the end of this workshop you will have strategic tools to dig deeper into new diverse communities to reach the right volunteers with the right skills.


Hold 'em or Fold 'em: How to Inspire, Fire, or Move Challenging Volunteers

Every interaction with a volunteer is an invitation to stay, or an invitation to go...and sometimes it is time for them to go! This funny and engaging session explores the serious and dreaded topic of what to do when a volunteer has worn out their welcome. Be the end of this session, you will learn communication techniques and also role-play examples to ensure a challenging situation ends with the best results for all.

 

 

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TORONTO: Twitter Live Broadcast: TAKE THE LEAP | Embrace Change
Oct
24
to Oct 25

TORONTO: Twitter Live Broadcast: TAKE THE LEAP | Embrace Change

TAKE THE LEAP | Embrace Change

"It's like TED Talks meets a late night talk show"

Hosted by: Dana Litwin, CVA

Join in person or join in the live broadcast via Twitter.

This event is a great professional development opportunity for your local volunteer administrators network, brought to you by AL!VE (Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement), Better Impact and VMPC (Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada). National and international speakers will be broadcast to you in the comfort and convenience of your own office or venue (or join in person in Toronto).

Dana will be the MC/Host of this engaging and informative event. Highlights include:

  • Overcoming the Challenges in ChangeBarbara Harrington, Sponsorship Plus (USA)
  • Navigating Organizational Changes Carol Dixon, Providence Health Care (Canada)
  • Change In Your Professional Career Andy Fryar, OZVPM & Better Impact (Australia)
  • Additional speakers and sessions
  • Short and to-the-point presentations
  • Peer-to-peer dialog at each event
  • A few exciting surprises!

The broadcast days are scheduled for October 24 (10-5 Pacific and 9-4 Mountain) and October 25 (10-5 Eastern and 9-4 Central).  

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ST. PAUL: 2017 National Summit on Volunteer Engagement Leadership
Jul
27
8:30 AM08:30

ST. PAUL: 2017 National Summit on Volunteer Engagement Leadership

Join Dana at this year's National Summit on Volunteer Engagement Leadership:

Carve Your Own Path (Positioning the Profession: Breakout Session 3) 

An inspiring personal story with practical examples and exercises of how to advocate for and grow your volunteer administration position and department even in the most rigid of structures; a government agency. (Dana Litwin, CVA)

Date: Thurs, July 27

Time: 8:30-10:00am

Cultivating Emerging Leaders (National Strategy: Breakout Session 5) 

Every field of professional work needs thought-leaders, teachers and mentors. For a field to stay relevant new leaders must continually emerge, but there are barriers that can hinder this transition.  Join this interactive session to identify related challenges and potential solutions for ensuring our collective future by encouraging and supporting emergent leaders. (Jennifer Bennett leads the session, Dana Litwin is co-facilitator)

Date: Thurs, July 27

Time: 2:15-3:45pm

 

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WEBINAR: The 3 C's of Happy Volunteers
Jun
26
10:00 AM10:00

WEBINAR: The 3 C's of Happy Volunteers

Keep and attract the best talent to your volunteer pool by understanding "The 3 C's of Happy Volunteers: Comfort, Convenience, Connection." This fun and interactive session offers practical, scalable solutions for any size organization to improve volunteer engagement and retention.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Participants will be able to:

  • Apply the core concepts of "The 3 C's..." with practical examples and exercises to build organizational capacity
  • Increase volunteer satisfaction and strengthen volunteers' connection to their mission

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Executive Directors
  • Development professionals 
  • Staff involved in managing volunteers

LEVEL: Intermediate to advanced

Please note webinar time zones: 10:00 am Pacific Time | 11:00 am Mountain Time | 12:00 pm Central Time | 1:00 pm Eastern Time

 

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