Greetings Nonprofit Professionals,
Come join the Volunteer Management Associations of Western Michigan on May 12, 2017 for our Annual Half Day Conference. This year nonprofit professionals from all over will engage in Creative Solutions For Volunteer Management. VMAWM Half Day Conference will be held at the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids located at 360 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 from 8:00 – 1:00 PM.
Our Keynote Speaker is Bridget Clark Whitney, Executive Director of Kids’ Food Basket. Bridget has years of nonprofit experience and is extremely knowledgeable on mobilizing large groups of volunteers to meet community needs. Our conference also has innovative breakout sessions, dynamic speakers, and creative projects planned throughout the morning complimented with a hot lunch buffet.
This year’s conference will focus on interactive solutions for professional development and volunteer leadership. You will have the opportunity to meet other volunteer leaders, further your skills, and grow your network! Take advantage of this exciting opportunity and feel free to share with a friend, attend only for a rate of:
- $40 for VMAWM Members
- $45 for Non VMAWM Members
- $25 for AmeriCorps Members
More information on ticket sales coming soon!
As a group committed to on-going education for Volunteer Coordinators, it’s only natural that we rely on volunteer committee members to assist with the planning and implementation of our upcoming Volunteer Conference!
Current needs include:
Speakers Committee- Please contact Katelyn Kovalik at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsor Committee- Please contact Angie Drier at email@example.com
Marketing and Communication Committee- Please contact Ana Rau at firstname.lastname@example.org or Pam Bland at email@example.com
Each committee chair can share more details with you including committee tasks, meeting dates/times, and more! Contact them today!
Thanks for your willingness to get involved and giving back!
Volunteer Managers from all over West Michigan took part in the Annual Holiday Breakfast at Beacon Hill! Happy Holidays From Volunteer Management Association of Western Michigan!
As an association directly focused on volunteerism, it’s only natural that we’d like to share survey results from the West Michigan Volunteer Manager Survey which was conducted through a partnership of the Heart of West Michigan United Way Volunteer Center and the Volunteer Management Association of Western Michigan.
Searching for a new opportunity? VMAWM can help! Click here to head over to our Career Development page to check out the new job posting! Good luck!
As promised we have been gathering materials from our annual conference to share with all of you. Each of these slide shows were presented at the conference by community leaders. Please be sure to utilize the attached materials at your respective organizations! Annual Meeting
Two new job postings have been added to our Career Development page! Head on over to the page to see what nonprofits in the area looking for Volunteer Coordinators!
VMAWM is pleased to announce its first half day conference; The Building Blocks of Volunteerism: Envision, Engage, Energize. The conference will be held on Thursday, May 19th, 2016 from 8:00 am to 1:00 PM at the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids. We will have dynamic speakers and breakout sessions, both breakfast and lunch will be provided at the event! If you are interested in more information about this exciting opportunity please click on the link below: