Round Tables

VMAWM hosts social events aimed to help members network with other volunteer management professionals. Round tables are networking opportunities where a light breakfast will be provided.

2018-2019 Round Tables:

Click this link to view our 2018-2019 schedule: VMAWM 2018-2019 Schedule

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Gilda’s Club
1806 Bridge St NW
Grand Rapids 49504
Topics: Mentorship, Volunteer Tracking, Using Volunteers for Special Events

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Inner City Christian Federation
920 Cherry St SE
Grand Rapids 49506
Topics: Annual Reviews, Volunteer Drivers, Volunteering vs. Service Learning

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
First Reformed Church
3060 Wilson Ave SW
Grandville 49418
Topics: Creating successful committees, Engaging Corporate groups, Handbooks do’s and don’ts

2017-2018 Round Tables:

Click this link to view our 2017-2018 schedule: VMAWM 2017-2018 Schedule

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
8:00 am-9:30 am
Creston Community Center
207 Cedar St NE
Grand Rapids 49503
Speaker: Cindy Brown
Topic: Internships

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
8:00-9:30 am
First Reformed Church
3060 Wilson Ave SE
Grandville 49418
Speaker: Jennifer VanHorssen
Topic: Empowering Volunteers

2016-2017 Round Tables:

Click this link to view our 2016-2017 schedule: VMAWM 2016-2017 Schedule

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
8:00 am-9:30 am
Johnson Center for Philanthropy
201 Front Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, 49504
Topic: “Volunteer Appreciation: National Volunteer Week”

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
8:00 am-9:30 am
Visser YMCA
3540 Fairlanes Ave. SW
Grandville, MI 49418
Topic: “Networking, Budgets & Funding Opportunities”

2015-2016 Round Tables:

Monday, February 15, 2016
6:00 pm
Derby Station
Topic: “Equity and Volunteerism”

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
8:00 am
The Salvation Army
Topic: “Volunteerism 101: Conducting Volunteer Surveys”

2014-2015 Round Tables:

April 15, 2015
8:00 am
Ronald McDonald House, serving a light breakfast
Topic: “101 Topic- Conducting Volunteer Surveys.”

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February 18, 2015
8:00 am
Wolverine Worldwide YMCA
Topic: “101 Topic- What is your Elevator Speech?”

October 29, 2014
8:00 am
Cathedral Square
Topic: Recruitment/Open House

2013-2014 Round Tables:

April 15, 2014
Ronald McDonald House, serving a light breakfast
Topic: The “problem” volunteer

February 20, 2014
Michigan Blood, serving light breakfast
Topic: How do we utilize volunteers even when our organization may not be able to take them on?

September 25, 2013
Wolfgang’s Restaurant
Topic: What do you find to be the most useful recruitment tool your organization uses and why?