OUR NEXT MEETING:
Come and Connect with your Community
Come to our
Lunch & Learn Meeting
Thursday, March 14th from 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Webinar (DVPA is covering cost):
"Going to the Dogs;
Canine Lessons in
(a presentation put on by "Building the Profession" - a leadership series created by Betty Stallings & MAVA).
Learn How to Engage the Pack:
-Get to know your "breed" (capturing motivation)
-Integrate wisely into the pack
(conducting effective interviews)
-Where do they fit in the pack (designing positions)
-Squirrels (managing risk)
-Along with recruiting, supervising, recognition, retaining, positing for success, and measuring impact
@ the Cascade Park Community Library
Meeting Room - 600 NE 136th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98684
Come & Connect with your Community!
DVPA Meetings Make a Difference
At each DVPA meeting we strive to provide professional development opportunities coupled with professional networking to increase member success. The DVPA meets alternating months on the second Thursday at noon.
Usually held at:
FVRL Library Headquarters
(downstairs in Library Hall)
1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd. Vancouver, WA.
Join us the second Thursday of every other month
between October-June from 12:00-1:30pm
(October, December, February-conference, April, & June)
Bring your lunch and enjoy networking, collaborate
and a variety of special presentations!
Guests are allowed to attend two DVPA meetings for free. Learn more about membership here.
Previous meeting topics have included:
Elevating Your Elevator Speech
Volunteer Managers Go the Extra Mile!
Community Resource Panel
Hygge for the Holidays!
Believe & Lead
Volunteer Managers are our Super Heroes!
Knowing Your Volunteer's Appreciation Language (from the Five that keep your program alive)!
Engaging Corporate and Community Partners (Community Programs Panel)
Sharing Recruitment Resources
The Golden Circle in YOUR Volunteer Program
Interface with Your Community …. Share displays, forms, brochures, newsletters
and other publications that assist in your program!
Do Recruitment Databases Make A Difference? Find out from our panel of qualified representatives!
Foundation & Nonprofit Resources @ your local FVRL Library
Best Practices in YOUR Program
Interfacing With Your Community... Sharing Resources
Leveraging Volunteers: Identifying Leaders to Get the Job Done!
Conversation Cafe'... Conversations around how to strengthen & receive support for your program!
Supporting Skilled Volunteers
Upgrade Your Work Life … Using Electronic Communication
Life Changing Lessons in Leadership (with guest author and national speaker)
Reasonable Resources to Recognize Volunteers
Resources … Find Out What’s New and What’s Changed
Zen & the Art of Learning Balance
Using Logic Models to Get Ahead
Embrace Your Health
All Ages are an Asset! Managing Generational Diversity
Electronic Resources to Streamline Your Work Day
The Role of the Volunteer: Supplement, Support, Supplant .... What's It to Be?
I Can't Work With These People, They Just Don't Get It! (Managing Generational Diversity)
Funding Your Volunteer Program
Know Your Options when Targeting for Recruitment (Recruitment Database Panel)
See our Conferences page for more information on more in-depth DVPA training opportunities.