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11/19 Program: The Future of Volunteering with Sarah Sladek, CEO, Sarah Sladek & Companies, LLC, XYZ University & Membership University

November 16th, 2020|Comments Off on 11/19 Program: The Future of Volunteering with Sarah Sladek, CEO, Sarah Sladek & Companies, LLC, XYZ University & Membership University

November Program We hope you join us online this Thursday November 19, 2020 from 3:30 – 5:00pm MST for: The Future of Volunteering: What Organizations Need to do NOW to Prepare.  Volunteering did not die

Fall 2020 Virtual Volunteer Fair

November 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Fall 2020 Virtual Volunteer Fair

The Southern Arizona Virtual Volunteer Fair SAVMA partnered with United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona and the Green Valley/Sahuarita Volunteer Clearinghouse to bring you the Southern Arizona Virtual Volunteer Fair! Eleven organizations had

Ask a Volunteer Manager: Graciela Jauregui

October 16th, 2020|Comments Off on Ask a Volunteer Manager: Graciela Jauregui

Q&A with Graciela Graciela Jauregui is the Volunteer Program Coordinator at Emerge Center Against Domestic Abuse. She has been in the field for nearly two years. Originally from Yuma, Arizona, Graciela moved to

Question from the field: Background Checks

October 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Question from the field: Background Checks

A question has been posed by SAVMA Member TIHAN.  What background check company does your organization use and who would you recommend? SAVMA members may respond in the comments below.

Board service…the next level of commitment to volunteerism!

October 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Board service…the next level of commitment to volunteerism!

Open Nominations Are Underway! Every person is right for leadership, every voice deserves to be heard and SAVMA Board of Directors is that Leadership Table. In less than 10 hours a month you can play

Ask a Volunteer Manager – Stacy Oliver

September 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Ask a Volunteer Manager – Stacy Oliver

Ask a Volunteer Manager: September Spotlight Stacy Oliver is the Volunteer Services Manager for the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. Describe a memorable moment with volunteers. When the pandemic

Join the AL!VE Emerging Leaders Mentor Program- Applications Dues 9/4

August 27th, 2020|Comments Off on Join the AL!VE Emerging Leaders Mentor Program- Applications Dues 9/4

Peer Mentors are the Answer! SAVMA Members have an Association Membership with AL!VE! So, if you are a member of SAVMA, you are also a member of AL!VE! and that includes the benefits of the:

Still time to register for August 20th Program on the #BlaxFridayProject

August 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Still time to register for August 20th Program on the #BlaxFridayProject

Join us Thursday, August 20th from 3:30-5PM for our next SAVMA Program! Register Now. Meet the entrepreneur who built an accessible list of locally Black Owned Businesses for the Tucson community. Find out how and

Ask a Volunteer Manager: Sierra Horsey

August 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Ask a Volunteer Manager: Sierra Horsey

Q&A with Sierra Sierra Horsey is the Volunteer Program Coordinator at Reid Park Zoo. She helps manage the Zoo Crew, a group of teen volunteers who educate the public on resident animals

Recap on Brainstorm Chat for Virtual Volunteering

August 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Recap on Brainstorm Chat for Virtual Volunteering

We appreciated our community of Volunteer Managers participating in a special Brainstorm Chat around virtual volunteering on August 5th. Fellow Volunteer Managers had a few great ideas to share with you about how to safely

Exciting Changes for SAVMA in 2020!

July 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Exciting Changes for SAVMA in 2020!

Like many organizations, the board members of the Southern Arizona Volunteer Management Association began asking big questions about how to move forward once COVID-19 changed the nature of our work. Here is a look at

#BlackOutTuesday & #TheShowMustBePaused (June 2, 2020)

June 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on #BlackOutTuesday & #TheShowMustBePaused (June 2, 2020)

#BlackOutTuesday & #TheShowMustBePaused (June 2, 2020)   The music and performing arts industries asked that BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) voices take center stage online on June 2, 2020.  An additional note of

Racial Equity Tools Because Black Lives Matter!

June 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Racial Equity Tools Because Black Lives Matter!

As the protests continue this first week in June 2020 across our country following the horrifying murder of George Floyd at the hands of law enforcement officials, SAVMA members are furiously supporting their volunteers and

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