Coffee Conversations

Join us for these informal networking events, free for FVA members and non-members.(New to FVA? This is a great opportunity to come learn what we are all about!) Download our 2018 flier.

Time: Coffee Conversations begin at 8:30am and last about an hour     Cost: FREE and no registration required.

2018 Schedule

Friday, February 16 - Connecting with Places of Worship
Hot Spot Café/Gyro George, 1332 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115     *Free parking at the cafe
Learn and discuss the best ways to connect with places of worship, and how language for recruitment and management varies from traditional organizations.

Thursday, April 19 - Are You a Giver or a Taker? TED Talk Discussion
Maple Heights Adult Activity Center, 14775 Broadway Ave, Maple Heights, OH 44137
In every workplace, there are three basic kinds of people: givers, takers and matchers. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant breaks down these personalities and offers simple strategies to promote a culture of generosity and keep self-serving employees from taking more than their share.

Thursday, April 26, 8:30-10:30am  -  FVA Professional Resources Planning Meeting
Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland
10415 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106
This session is for YOU! FVA programs are planned with valuable input from members. Let’s brainstorm together the topics and presenters which would be most helpful to you and your colleagues in 2019 and beyond.

Thursday, June 21 - Volunteer Administrator Certification
Panera Bread, 6700 Rockside Rd, Independence, OH 44131
Learn from fellow colleagues in the volunteer management field about the benefits and the process for becoming a certified volunteer administrator.

Friday, August 17 -  Remote Volunteering
Hot Spot Café/Gyro George, 1332 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115   *Free parking at the cafe
Share and discuss with others your experiences or interest in having volunteers work remotely for your organization. Learn how to start a program using remote volunteers including its benefits and challenges.

Thursday, October 18 - Social Media
Panera Bread, 6700 Rockside Rd, Independence, OH 44131
Hear how other organizations are using social media campaigns and how it impacts their volunteer programs. Join us to share your experiences and/or challenges.