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Random Acts of Kindness Week

February 16th, 2021|Comments Off on Random Acts of Kindness Week

The following post is written by Sierra Horsey, a SAVMA Member and new member of the SAVMA Communications Committee. Sierra is the Volunteer Program Coordinator at Reid Park Zoo.  _____ Random Act of Kindness Week It’s

Ask a Volunteer Manager: Alexander Swain

February 6th, 2021|Comments Off on Ask a Volunteer Manager: Alexander Swain

Q&A with Alexander Alexander Swain is the Volunteer Services Coordinator at the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. Originally from a town near Ann Arbor, Michigan, Alexander studied Biology at Hope College in

Ask a Volunteer Manager: Genie Patterson

January 4th, 2021|Comments Off on Ask a Volunteer Manager: Genie Patterson

Get to Know Genie Patterson   Genie Patterson is the Volunteer Coordinator for Heartland Hospice. Born in Tucson, Arizona, she graduated from the University of Arizona with BA in Anthropology and

Proposed By-law changes to be introduced at the Annual Meeting

December 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Proposed By-law changes to be introduced at the Annual Meeting

By-Laws Amendments to be put before the Association After months of discussion and review the Board of Directors has made several substantive amendments to the by-laws. Each of these amendments have been made to improve

Ask a Volunteer Manager: Jessica O’Donnell

December 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Ask a Volunteer Manager: Jessica O’Donnell

Q&A with Jessica Jessica O'Donnell is the Volunteer Coordinator at Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest. She was born and raised in a small town outside of Yuma Arizona called Wellton and graduated

2021 Proposed Board of Directors Slate

December 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on 2021 Proposed Board of Directors Slate

The SAVMA Board of Directors is pleased to present your 2021 Leadership Team. Please be sure to register to attend the December 10th Annual Meeting and Mixer to vote on the following slate of officers

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:

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