A special lunch for International Volunteer Managers Day!

 ivmdaylogobigger-1Volunteer 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 the spirit of volunteerism is enhanced and enabled by the skilled people who lead them – you! – and to say thank you.  That is why we celebrate International Volunteer Managers Day (IMVDay) every year on November 5.  Except THIS YEAR in Seattle. We are going to celebrate with Internationally Known Volunteer Management Author and Speaker Andy Fryar on Friday, Nov. 18 at the Brockney Center at South Seattle Community College from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for only $20!

What better way to celebrate than with a special training and a special lunch!

The role of the Volunteer Manager continues to morph and change – and generally become more complex. Yet how often do we take time out to consider these changes and how best to plan for them. This session will allow the time reflect on these changes and to strategize about how we and our organizations must best position ourselves to meet the challenges of engaging a modern day volunteer workforce. Andy Fryar, the National Operations Manager for Better Impact, will walk you through the 18 qualities that he has observed (in more than 30 years in this field), that advanced volunteer managers  exhibit. Come prepared to be challenged! Light breakfast and full lunch is included.  Price: ONLY $20 for the half day training. Lunch is provided by VANNW in honor of Volunteer Managers Day. Register HERE!

Celebrate with your peers the incredible work you do!

Who: VAN NW (Volunteer Administrators Network Northwest)andy3

Where: Brockney Center, South Seattle Community College, 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA

When: Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

What: Training with Andy Fryar with a celebratory lunch.

How: Register at https://advancingvolunteermanagement.eventbrite.com for only $20  (If $20 is a burden for you contact Lisa Yeager at conference@vannw.org

(This will take the place of our usual Professional Gathering in November. There will be no gathering in December.)

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About Lisa Yeager

Lisa Yeager has more than 15 years experience in Volunteer Management. She has lead volunteers at the Bellevue Art Museum, WACAP, Hopelink, Encompass, Autism Speaks (Walk Now for Autism), and the Sno-valley Senior Center. She has won the DuFort Award for Volunteer Management, and Program Manager of the Year in 2000. She is currently Treasurer and conference chair for VAN.
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One Response to A special lunch for International Volunteer Managers Day!

  1. Alice Fong says:

    Just want to say THANK YOU!! You make our community sparkle and I’m so happy that VAN is able appreciate you all. We appreciate you!! Look forward to seeing some of you there or at future events.

    All the best,

    Alice 🙂

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