Professional Development Designed For You

Join us for an upcoming program! These opportunities will help you advance your volunteer management knowledge, allow you to connect with other professionals and gain leadership skills. Download our 2019 flier!

Individual Workshops                          $25 members | $40 non-members

2019 Workshops Series

March 21
Looking Ahead with Strategic Planning
Youth Challenge, 800 Sharon Dr., Westlake 44145
Gain insight on examining your volunteer program and how to plan for the future. Learn what strategic changes will best help your program become more efficient and productive by narrowing in on the essential needs of your program. Presented by Jeanette Moore, strategic planning consultant.

May 16
Expanding your Volunteer Base through Recruitment and Marketing
Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Dr., Cleveland 44106
Are you interested in growing your volunteer program? Need to know how best to reach your target audience?  Listen and learn from a marketing expert on how to market your volunteer program to maximize recruitment. Presented by Madeline Shepherd, Vice President, Communications, American Marketing Association of Northeast Ohio.

July 18
Give and Take Mentorship
Cleveland Sight Center, 1901 E. 101st St., Cleveland 44106
New and experienced volunteer administrators come together for a mentoring opportunity where we overview the basics of managing volunteers and then pair new volunteer administrators with an experienced manager to impart tips and tricks learned over the years. Presented by Nadine Gamble.

September 19
Developing Essential Materials and Resources
Rape Crisis Center, The Halle Building, 1228 Euclid Ave., Suite 200, Cleveland 44115
The materials and resources you give your volunteers can either help or hinder them. Come to receive guidance on how to support your volunteer program by giving volunteers the best information in the right arrangement. Presented by Mary Kate Hageman, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. Parking courtesy of FVA at Halle Garage with validation.

December 5
Refining your Content for Online Training
Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland, 10415 Euclid Ave., Cleveland 44106
Learn what information is essential to put in your online training course with the intention of leading your volunteers to success by refining your content to present them with relevant and useful information. Presented by Jennifer Sinisgalli, Ronald McDonald House.

Get Involved - Consider joining the Professional Resources Committee and help orchestrate programming to connect your colleagues this year! For more information, contact Allison Capella at [email protected] Thank you!