VANNW Professional Gatherings are a great opportunity to share ideas, thoughts, and skills with your volunteer management peers – no membership required. VAN Professional Gatherings are typically offered once a month at various locations. If you are interested in hosting a Professional Gathering or have an idea for a presentation/topic please contact ProfessionalGatherings@VANNW.org
Jan. 28@ St. James Immigrant Assistance
Join your peers for Finding the Right Fit: Matching Volunteers and Agency Needs, a discussion of screening for fit and referring when the fit isn’t there. Our professional gatherings are brown-bag lunches, so bring yours and continue the peer learning journey.
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: St. James Immigrant Assistance, 803 Terry Ave., Seattle, WA 98104
RSVP: Cecilia Erin Walsh, MSW, Client Services Coordinator for St. James Immigrant Assistance, firstname.lastname@example.org, phone – 206-382-4511.
Feb. 25@EMP Museum
Share how you showcase volunteer impact and your effective approaches to advocating for your volunteer program’s value. Please bring examples of how you report impact to share with others at this brownbag lunch discussion.
Location: EMP Museum, 325 Fifth Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109
RSVP: Chelsea Rodriguez, CVA, Volunteer Program Manager, EMP Museum, ChelseaR@empmuseum.org, 206.262.3477.
March 31, 2016@Phinney Neighborhood Association
Share your best practices for attracting your best volunteers ever–and saving your organization from those who are not the best fit–at our March professional gathering.
Location: Phinney Neighborhood Association (PNA), Seattle
RSVP: LeAnne Chow, Volunteer Coordinator, PNA, email@example.com, 206.783.2244.