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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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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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Incredible workshops offered at VAN Conference

The VAN NW Annual Conference is so thrilled that Beth Steinhorn, President of the Fixler Group is going to be our keynote speaker!  But did you know she has also agreed to lead two workshops?  Below are the two workshops … Continue reading

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VAN Conference update!

Engagement: the path to healthy communities! Friday, June 24, 2016 Cascadia College, 18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011 Keynote Speaker: Beth Steinhorn, President of the Fixler Group Keynote: Leading Practices: The Path to Connecting Hand, Heart, and Impact Here … Continue reading

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VAN Conference Welcomes Beth Steinhorn!

The VAN Conference is thrilled to welcome Beth Steinhorn of the Fixler Group to our 2016 Conference. Our theme is Engagement: the Path to Healthy Communities! The conference will take place on Friday, June 24, 2016 at Cascadia College, 18345 Campus Way … Continue reading

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RSVP to Share Recruiting Tips at March Professional Gathering

RSVP today for the March Professional Gathering March 31, where we will share best practices for attracting the best volunteers ever–and saving our organizations from those who are not the best fit.  Our professional gatherings are brown-bag lunches, so bring … Continue reading

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VAN Conference Committee

The VAN Conference Committee is already hard at work!  So we can tell you that the annual conference will be Friday, June 24, 2016 at Cascadia College in Bothell!  But we are still trying to decide the theme and keynote. … Continue reading

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VAN Conference Workshops and Schedule Announced!

VAN Conference Schedule for June 26, 2015 at Bellevue College 8-8:25 am                            Breakfast/registration/Resource Fair 8:25-8:40 am                      Announcements/thanks 8:40-10:00 am                    Keynote – Betty Stallings with video from Susan Ellis and Rob Jackson! 10:10-11:25 am                 Workshop 1 … Continue reading

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Changes, Challenges and Choices

Our 2015 VAN Conference keynote speaker is Betty Stallings. For those of you who haven’t heard her speak, you are in for a treat! Her keynote is called Changes, Challenges and Choices: Betty will share personal reflections on our profession as she … Continue reading

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VAN Conference Scholarships still available!

This year, VAN is pleased to offer scholarships to whomever would like to attend but doesn’t have it in the budget. Our Working Scholarship that covers a portion of the $80 conference fee. Scholarship recipients will be responsible for the … Continue reading

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