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Tucson Electric Power Supports Volunteer Management in a Big Way!

TEP has generously provided a $1,000 grant to support the work of the Southern Arizona Volunteer Management Association as SAVMA's 2017 Underwriting Sponsor. TEP has been a long standing supporter of SAVMA and of volunteerism throughout their service area. Funds from the grant will be used to support the professional development needs of the SAVMA

July 20th 4-6PM- Join us for our annual Fun in the Summer Happy Hour

Please join your peers at the annual Fun in the Summer Happy Hour. This year we will have a brief presentation by a resume expert. She will remain on hand to review your resume and discuss the tips and tricks for landing your next job, so be sure to bring a copy of your resume.

October 24, 2017- Save the Date- ALIVE Hybrid Conference

NOW ANNOUNCING BETTER IMPACT & ALIVE'S VIRTUAL HYBRID CONFERENCE October 24, 2017 (10AM-5PM) Hosted by Dana Cory Litwin, CVA Session Topics & Speakers: Barbara Harrington, Sponsorships Plus : Overcoming the Challenges in Change Carol Dixon, Providence Health Care:  Navigating Organizational Change Andy Fryar, OzVPM: Change in Your Professional Career Erin Spink:  The Pending Changes in Society

June 15th- Setting metrics to benchmark your success

Oh no, we have a last minute change in speaker. Unfortunately Allison Titcomb will not be able to join us this month to discuss benchmarks and volunteer outcomes. However, your Membership Committee has a plan and we need you to attend! Tori Carlson, Volunteer Manager at Interfaith Community Services, SAVMA Member, and brand new Certified

Heather Hiscox Wowed a Full Crowd with Talk of Innovation!

On May 18th, Heather Hiscox a recognized leader and innovator in the startup and nonprofit sectors, presented to more than 20 Volunteer Management Professionals. She introduced Lean Innovation and the concepts of making impact by understanding customer empathy and experimenting with solutions to their problems. A copy of her presentation can be found in the Members

SAVMA Votes to Join ALIVE! (Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement)

Active members of SAVMA will now receive the following Group Membership Benefits. Quarterly Networking Meetings, held virtually on a variety of topics.  Past topics have included Membership and Marketing, Social Media, and Revitalizing your Organization. Check our calendar for future discussion topics.  Meeting notes, resources, and handouts are posted in the 'file archive' section of

Collegiate Membership Added to SAVMA Offerings

A new $25.00 per year membership category has been added for college students. Membership in this category is open to students in a two- or four-year degree granting, certificate, or diploma program at an accredited college or university. The following member benefits apply to this new category. SAVMA can benefit you! Networking with colleagues and

April 20th Storytelling for Impact with Ann Eve Dingell

Effectively capturing and sharing the stories of your volunteers, service recipients, organization history, etc., can make the difference between just plugging along and the ability to build strong, dynamic and passionate relationships to support your mission.  Whether you are looking to build volunteer engagement, enhance your outreach to donors, build a creative stewardship program, or