May Professional Gatherings

Upcoming Professional Gatherings 
Professional Gatherings offered in King and Pierce County! Bring your own sack lunch, your thinking cap, and enjoy a lively discussion with fellow Volunteer Administrators. Be sure to RSVP to the host for information on parking, directions, and other important information.

See you there!

KING COUNTY Professional Gatherings
||MAY||
Topic: Your Mental Health Matters: Practicing Self Care in the Workplace
Where: Association Office YMCA of Greater Seattle – 909 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
When: Thursday, May 30th, 2019  11:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Cost: Professional Gatherings are always free!
RSVP: Katrina Bettis, CVA – kbettis@seattleymca.org

||JUNE||
Topic: Volunteer Handbooks and Operating Manuals*
Where: WestSide Baby – 10002 14th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98146
When: Thursday, June 27th, 2019  11:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Cost: Professional Gatherings are always free!
RSVP: Shana Allen – shana@westsidebaby.org
*For this professional gathering, please bring a copy of your Volunteer Handbook and/or Operating Manual to share with the group. Don’t have one yet? Come to the Professional Gathering for inspiration, best practices, plus tips and tricks.

||JULY||
Topic: What’s in a Name? Does “Volunteer” really capture what your people are doing? What titles do you use for volunteers at your organization and why does it matter?
Where: Franciscan Hospice – 16255 Sylvester Rd SW, Burien, WA 98166
When: Thursday, July 25th, 2019 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Cost: Professional Gatherings are always free!
RSVP: Lindsay Ismailova – lindseyismailova@chifranciscan.org

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PIERCE COUNTY Professional Gatherings
||MAY||
Topic: Your Mental Health Matters: Practicing Self Care in the Workplace
Where: Wheelock Public Library – 3722 N 26th St, Tacoma, WA 98407
When: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019  2:30 pm to 3:30 pm -TIME CHANGE THIS MONTH*
Cost: Professional Gatherings are always free!
RSVP: Alex Ropes – alex@amaraputskidsfirst.org
*This month the Pierce County VAN PG will be held at 2:30 pm, immediately following the Tacoma Public Schools Varsity Letter and Fall Volunteer Fair meeting, which will be from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. If you are interested in attending the public schools meeting to learn more about their plans for this year, and to provide valuable feedback, please note this in your VAN RSVP and we will forward it to the TPS representative.

||JUNE||
Topic: Volunteer Handbooks and Operating Manuals*
Where: Washington State History Museum – 1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
When: Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Cost: Professional Gatherings are always free!
RSVP: Susan Hesselgrave – susan.hesselgrave@wshs.wa.gov
*For this professional gathering, please bring a copy of your Volunteer Handbook and/or Operating Manual to share with the group. Don’t have one yet? Come to the Professional Gathering for inspiration, best practices, plus tips and tricks.

||JULY||
Topic: TBD
Where: TBD – Do you have a space for 15-20 people? We’re looking for a host!
When: Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Cost: Professional Gatherings are always free!
RSVP: TBD

VAN is looking for meeting spaces, and hosts, for upcoming Gatherings! Interested in hosting an upcoming Professional Gathering in your County? Please contact Alex Ropes by emailing her at Alex@AmaraPutsKidsFirst.org

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One Response to May Professional Gatherings

  1. Elaine says:

    Do you ever host meetings in Snohomish County? I work at Edmonds Community College and may be interested in hosting an event up here.

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