Author Archives: Alice Fong

About Alice Fong

Alice Fong has almost 20 years of experience leading and working with volunteers and she loves it! Her experience stems from engaging volunteers at Tacoma Community College, YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties, Veterans Administration/University of Washington, Bellevue Presbyterian, Jubilee REACH, and many other organizations. Recently, Alice led United Way of King County’s internal volunteer engagement and provided volunteer management support to hundreds of organizations throughout the county in various capacities such as promoting volunteerism, facilitating workshops, supporting United Way’s Volunteer Impact Partnership program, and other initiatives that work with organizations led by people of color. She is on the steering committee for Volunteer Administrators Network (VAN Northwest). Alice is currently a member of the King County Developmental Disability Board where she works on expanding their volunteer engagement plan, fulfilling her passion for promoting equity and inclusion.

Registration Open for VAN’s Annual Conference, June 29th!

Hello Colleagues, We’re excited to announce registration is open for VAN’s annual conference! Come network with colleagues and share practices that work for you and gain some ideas or tools for the work you do. Date: Friday, June 29th Cost: … Continue reading

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Save the Date! VAN Annual Conference – June 29th, 2018!

Hello Colleagues, It’s that time of year again – Save the date for VAN’s annual conference! Keep an eye out for the registration link. It’s coming soon! Date: Friday, June 29th, 2018 Location: Bellevue Presbyterian Keynote Speaker: Wendy Bart, Senior Vice … Continue reading

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Wishing You a Happy International Volunteer Manager’s Day! :)

Hello Colleagues, Every year, November 5th is International Volunteer Manager’s Day! Since it landed on a Sunday this year, I didn’t want to chance confusion. Especially when we had the celebration event on Friday, November 3rd.   In case your … Continue reading

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RSVP to Celebrate YOU – Nov. 3rd’s Happy Int’l Volunteer Manager’s Day to you!

Hello Colleagues, Come have brunch on us while connecting with current colleagues and meeting new ones! We’ll have opportunities to engage with each other while appreciating all the work YOU do! Hear about what VAN is doing to support your … Continue reading

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Your invitation to celebrate you! Friday, November 3 – Int’l Volunteer Manager’s Day!

Reason: We want to thank YOU for all the great works you do! Free brunch on us and opportunity to connect with your colleagues! Doors open at 9:30 am and we’ll start at 10 am. RSVP here What? Int’l Volunteer Manager’s … Continue reading

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Many Thanks to Outgoing VAN President Lisa Yeager!

Lisa has been a steady rock in volunteer engagement since 1990 – from Dovia (former professional organization) to Volunteer Administrators Network! In the past two years she has taken on the role as President and co-chaired a few of our … Continue reading

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