• Networking is Volunteer Engagement Gold

Networking is Volunteer Engagement Gold

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 Strategy: Do your homework Before you attend an event, find out who will be in the room. If you cannot find out the specific individuals, get a general sense of the audience demographics from the host so you can build a plan. If you are attending a Chamber of Commerce event, you might want to meet business professionals that can join your Board of Directors. Compare that to attending a Public Health Awareness event where your goal might be to meet professionals of industry for your advocacy team. Getting a sense of who will be attending an event, or who [...]

By |March 7th, 2024|Categories: Connect with Your Peers|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Networking is Volunteer Engagement Gold

Resilience: a Vital Tool for LoVs

Resilience: a Vital Tool for LoVs Nicole R. Smith, CVA, knows resilience is a vital tool for LoVs.  What is it exactly? Why is it so important? How do you build it? In this candid talk we will examine how to navigate the hurdles that you may encounter during your volunteer manager (leader of volunteers) journey to build the resilience needed for both you and your volunteer program grow and flourish. Join SAVMA and Nicole for the September 17, 2020 program, Resilience: a vital Tool for LoVs. Learning Objectives for the Program Setting small attainable goals Finding Your Voice Obtaining Institutional Buy In Building a Strong Support System Overcoming the urge to give up Presenter Biography Nicole Smith is a Panamanian-American, single mother, workforce development specialist, dancer, motivational speaker and published author of many inspirational journals including 101 Affirmations for Volunteer Administrators, Non-Profit Professionals and Professional Women (available for sale [...]

By |September 7th, 2020|Categories: Learning and Development, SAVMA Programs, VEP Ecosystem Offerings|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Resilience: a Vital Tool for LoVs