Author Archives: Alex Ropes

Reminder; Professional Gathering This Thursday!

VANNW Professional Gatherings are a great opportunity to share ideas, thoughts, and skills with your volunteer management peers – no membership required.  VAN Professional Gatherings are typically offered once a month at various locations.  If you are interested in hosting a … Continue reading

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February Professional Gathering

VANNW Professional Gatherings are a great opportunity to share ideas, thoughts, and skills with your volunteer management peers – no membership required.  VAN Professional Gatherings are typically offered once a month at various locations.  If you are interested in hosting a … Continue reading

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January Professional Gathering

Join us! January’s VAN Professional Gathering will be hosted by “Westside Baby”, and to build on the topic from our last professional gathering (10 Ways to Lose Volunteers) we will be talking about “Continuing Engagement: How to Keep Volunteers Coming … Continue reading

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Volunteer Manager “Culture”

Join us in our discussion this month on “Volunteer ‘Culture’”. Get together with other Volunteer Managers to discuss and share ideas of how to successfully merge the volunteer culture with your organizational culture. What barriers do you face in a … Continue reading

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Re-framing Recruitment Messages

Join us in our discussion this month on “Re-framing Recruitment Messages”. How do you get yourself thinking outside the box and begin to change your messaging? We’ll brainstorm different ways in which you could re-frame your messaging to target your … Continue reading

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Volunteer Newsletters: The pros and cons

Have you been contemplating the benefits of a volunteer newsletter but don’t know where to start, or whether or not a newsletter is right for your organization? Join us for our monthly Professional Gathering that will be held at Westside … Continue reading

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