Great news! Registration for our 2018 Annual Conference is now open! Check out all the details and register here. You won’t want to miss this!
Save the date now, for our next annual conference to be held on May 1, 2018. Our theme is Volunteer Management: Elevating the Profession.
We are currently seeking proposals for potential presenters. Interested parties should fill out this form.
VMAWM is excited to share with all of you the 2017 conference sponsors for Creative Solutions for Volunteer Management . Our generous sponsors this year include the following companies below. We hope to see you on May 12, 2017.
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 email@example.com
Sponsor Committee- Please contact Angie Drier at firstname.lastname@example.org
Marketing and Communication Committee- Please contact Ana Rau at email@example.com or Pam Bland at firstname.lastname@example.org
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!