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AL!VE Conference- SAVMA Saves the Date

AL!VE Conference- SAVMA Saves the Date October 17th AL!VE announces its conference theme "Leveraging Technology in a Human World: Inclusively, Responsibly, and Creatively." The generation of volunteers in the not too distant future will be very different compared to volunteers of the past.  How can we prepare our policies, programs and recruitment in an inclusive,

Service Enterprise Initiative Recommended

Service Enterprise Initiative recommended by SAVMA to all members. SEI certification is a way to increase the impact of volunteerism in our community. ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation is offering this certificate of distinction and its nationally recognized designation of excellence in organizational volunteer integration. Together with AL!VE and Points of Light organizations will

SAVMA Skills Survey- Now Open

The Volunteer Administrator Skills Assessment is now open to all Volunteer Management professionals in our area. It will take you approximately 10 minutes to complete this survey and we could use your help. If you already completed the survey, thank you for your commitment to improving the profession. This assessment is for Volunteer Administrators or

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Volunteer Appreciation Ideas

How To: Appreciate Your Volunteers It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week, and in honor of the occasion, we have some tips for showing your volunteers they matter -- this week, and always.  While showing appreciation for your volunteers is a nice thing to do, it also benefits both the recipients and your organization as a whole.

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Join SAVMA’s Host Site for the AL!VE Hybrid Conference

Join SAVMA on October 19th for the Volunteer Management Hybrid Conference!  We will be meeting together via Zoom and join break out sessions with others registered through out host site. Why join with SAVMA? Members and non-members alike get a deep discount to attend this conference but joining our host site means that you'll have

Tips for Meaningful Volunteer Appreciation 

  On Thursday, February 18, 2021, volunteer managers gathered together for a roundtable discussion on volunteer appreciation. As we approach volunteer appreciation week, here are the top tips on creating a meaningful thank you experience for your volunteers. Trinket/giveaway Ideas It’s very easy to rely on trinkets or small gifts as

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 and directors. Officers: President: Gina Hansen to remain unchanged President-Elect: Alexei Marquez to fill a vacancy Secretary: Heidi Urbina, to