Category Archives: Conference

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Special Conference Price ends soon!

Points of Light’s Conference on Volunteering and Service is coming to Seattle! Join the world’s largest gathering of volunteer, national service and civic leaders to help build strong, vibrant communities.  Schedule information: Taking place June 19-21, the event offers 70+ … Continue reading

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Service Unites! International Conference coming to Seattle!

Service Unites! Inspiring and Equipping Changemakers Across the Globe! Points of Light’s Conference on Volunteering and Service provides the singular opportunity for thousands from around the world to come together to shape the future of volunteerism. As the world’s largest … Continue reading

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National Conference on Volunteerism PLUS Professional Gathering THIS Thursday, April 20 on Recognition!

2017 Conference on Volunteering and Service June 19-21, 2017 │Seattle, Washington All VAN members are invited to be a special guest at Points of Light’s Conference on Volunteering and Service this year. VAN is pleased to offer our members a discounted rate … Continue reading

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Advancing Volunteer Management

What does it mean to be an Advanced Volunteer Leader?  That’s the question that Andy Fryar explored in depth at the VAN NW workshop on Nov. 18th at the Brockney Center at South Seattle College.  Here is some of what … Continue reading

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A special lunch for International Volunteer Managers Day!

 Volunteer Management. One Job. Many Hats. Universally, people recognize the contribution of volunteers to just about every aspect of service delivery in all walks of life. However, volunteering does not succeed in a vacuum.  It is important to acknowledge that … Continue reading

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International Volunteer Management Guru in Seattle!

When VAN heard that Andy Fryar was going to be in Seattle, we jumped at the chance to have him come lead a half day workshop at our annual celebration of Volunteer Managers.  If you are not familiar with Andy,  you … Continue reading

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The Conference Continues! Get workshop handouts and Powerpoints!

What a wonderful learning, networking and fun we had! Truly the best conference ever! But because you couldn’t be everywhere at once, here are some of the handouts and powerpoints from the workshops!  More to come as we get them … Continue reading

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Only two weeks until the VAN Conference!

Wow! Only two weeks until the VAN Conference on June 24 at Cascadia College in Bothell!  You can register now at http://vannw.org/registration/  for only  $85 for one person and $60 for a second person to join you! It costs money to … Continue reading

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Early Bird Registration to end soon!

Oh no! The early bird registration price of $75 for the VAN Conference ends May 31, 2016!  Register now for the best price available.  And remember you can bring another person for the reduced price of $60. The conference will … Continue reading

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VAN Conference Update!

Planning is progressing for the VAN conference on Friday, June 24 at Cascadia College in Bothell!  Our theme is “Engagement: the Path to Healthy Communities”. Soon we will have a list of workshops to share with you. Already it looks … Continue reading

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