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#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 support was provided from organizers to ask that if you are muting yourself, please do not use #BlackLivesMatter as it

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 their workplaces in a variety of ways. Here are a few of the noted tools and resources that members of

Join Us May 21st for Presenter: Chris Elsner of Globally Good!

Join Us for a Zoom Program (3:30-5PM) on May 21st for: It doesn't have to be a pain: identifying ways to work more effectively with volunteers Description: What is the most challenging aspect of working with volunteers? What are the parts of your job which are most exhausting? What do you wish you could spend

2020 Census Digital Action Weekend: May 1-3 SAVMA Shout Out!

Last year at this time, SAVMA hosted the Census at a monthly program. This weekend marks the launch of 2020 Census Digital Action Weekend: May 1-3 and we have reached an important milestone in the 2020 Census: More than half of the households in our nation have responded – that’s nearly 80 million responses! As

How are we responding locally to COVID-19 and what are our needs?

SAVMA wants to support and learn from our community's Volunteer Engagement professionals..... In an effort to do this, we have created a short 12 question survey with a focus on what your organization and volunteer program is experiencing during this time of uncertainty. We hope to not only hear your feedback and voice, but also

February Program Cancelled- We still have much to share

We are sorry to say that due to unforeseen circumstances we are not holding our February program today on Golden, but will reschedule for a future date. We had so much good news to share, so we are sharing it here: Announcements for February 20, 2020  There is training news, and leadership news, new CCVA

SAVMA Awards 2020- the photos are here!

Thank you to photographer, Michael Kloth the photos are in! If you a looking for additional photos from the event, perhaps they were shot by an amazing volunteer. Those can be found on our Facebook Page in the event album.

TMC Healthcare leaders in volunteerism and community building

With the 2020 SAVMA Awards behind us we cannot stop talking about the inspirational stories of our volunteer honorees. Julia Strange, TMC Healthcare's Vice President of Community Benefit welcomed guests as our presenting sponsor. She noted how many of the organizations which have partnered with TMC were present in the room, speaking to the depth

February Program (2/20): Get to Know Golden: A Better Volunteer Matching Platform for Tucson

The Volunteer Center at United Way has provided an online volunteer matching platform since it adopted the work for the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona nearly 10 years ago. We are transitioning a more user-friendly, app-based platform and are excited to share the product and demo the opportunity creation process for volunteer managers. Learning Objectives: 

SAVMA Awards Sponsor Hughes Federal Credit Union will see you on 1/16!

Hughes Federal Credit Union will be in attendance as a Bronze Sponsor at the SAVMA Awards 2020 on January 16, 2020. Registration opens at 8AM with an 8:30AM program start time. Hughes Federal Credit Union believes in giving back to the community they serve. Every year, Hughes looks to help numerous local organizations that are