SAVMA Volunteer Engagement Professionals Mission

A professional association promoting excellence in the field of volunteer program management, providing educational programs, leadership, information and resources, networking opportunities and support to the volunteer community throughout Southern Arizona.

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DOC Deadline Looms for 2024

By |July 6th, 2024|Categories: Member Share|Tags: , , , , |

DOC Deadline Looms for 2024 Projects submitted by July 12th will be entered into the early bird drawing, in which one agency will receive a $500 stipend instead of the standard $100 stipend. DOC deadline looms for 2024>>> Step 1. Block the days on your organization calendar for the entire [...]

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Volunteer Engagement Defined and Measured

By |June 3rd, 2024|Categories: Learning and Development, Resources and Samples, SAVMA Programs|Tags: , |

Volunteer Engagement Defined and Measured Volunteerism is flourishing globally, even while volunteers sit untapped and underutilized. Volunteer engagement defined and measured opens the door to standard benchmarks across the profession, at least locally. Apples and oranges make a nice visual for comparative data, but how about volunteers and headcounts? If [...]

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Voluntary Self-Identification Form

By |March 26th, 2024|Categories: Member Feedback, Member Share, Resources and Samples|Tags: , , |

Voluntary Self-Identification Form Does your volunteer application include a "voluntary self-identification form" to collect demographic, economic, cultural, and social information? Is it damaging your recruitment efforts? Maybe it is helping? Was it there before you arrived? This is the case for one such Volunteer Engagement Professional, who has a few [...]

  • Networking is Volunteer Engagement Gold

Networking is Volunteer Engagement Gold

By |March 7th, 2024|Categories: Connect with Your Peers|Tags: , , , , |

Networking is Volunteer Engagement Gold Networking is Volunteer Engagement gold and we have the key strategies to meet your outreach and recruitment goals. With volunteer recruitment being the biggest need within the profession, developing your networking skills might be your solution. SAVMA's Roundtable Discussion on Networking identified key strategies: Key [...]