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Webinars

Marketing Your Volunteer Program: Are you buying or selling volunteerism?  

This one hour workshop comes directly to your desktop or mobile device in another NCAVA webinar.  Lori Gotlieb, a volunteer management expert and an internationally published author will present this workshop on September 29th at 2:00 pm.  Volunteers these days are looking for specific outcomes from their volunteer experiences and the competition is steep. Are you marketing your volunteer program in a way that is attracting the right volunteer? Are you providing the best information to the right market? Are you spending your time screening in or screening out volunteers?

This workshop will look the key ingredients to a strong marketing campaign for volunteer engagement. We will also look at how to recognize the differences between buying and selling volunteers for your programs.

You will come out with tools for:

  • Targeted recruitment strategies.
  • Mass marketing strategies?
  • Motivating volunteers?
  • How to revitalize your marketing and promotions.

Lori Gotlieb is the President of Lori Gotlieb Consulting as well as co-developer and facilitator for Humber College Volunteer Management Leadership Certificate.

This webinar is FREE for NCAVA members and $30 to non-members.  Register now to reserve your spot on September 29th!

To register:

    • NCAVA MEMBERS please email Gloria Haney, ghaney@co.union.nc.us, and express your desire to be a part of the webinar
    • NON-MEMBERS please use the Pay Pal button below to register



Regional Workshops 

NCAVA Regional Conference – Durham, NC

Join us for an action packed regional conference on October 8th from 9 am until 3 pm in Durham.  Location for the conference is Grey Stone Church in Durham.  Registration is now open on the NCAVA website!

Workshop 1: Assessing your Program:  Dr. Melody Prevatte What information to gather and how to gather that information to assess your program.

Workshop 2: Continue your Education: Jeanne Allen - This topic would explain what certificates are available to further Volunteer Coordinators. I.E. Duke Nonprofit, NCAVA Certificate, Volunteer Match Certificate, NC State Nonprofit Certificate.

Workshop 3: Know your Worth - How to prepare for a Review: Dr. David Odom - Folks will learn how to prepare for their annual review, what to bring to their review and how to ask for a raise or other benefits.

Workshop 4: How to say No: Dr. Harriett Edwards - Learn how to protect your time when your to do list goes beyond your job description.

Cost is $25 for NCAVA members and $40 for non-members.  Cost includes breakfast and lunch! 

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Online Basics In Volunteer Management Course

NCAVA is pleased to partner with Southeastern Community College (Whiteville, NC) and offer the Basics in Volunteer Management course online. The 10-week course will cover volunteer recruitment, retention, risk management, recognition, etc. After enrollment, there is no set time to "log on" each day and you can enter the course from any computer with Internet access.

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NCAVA Certification in Volunteer Administration

Administered by the NCAVA Certification Committee, the certification program is part of NCAVA's strategy to enhance the professional identity of volunteer administrators. The goals of the program are to raise standards, increase knowledge, and improve performance of volunteer administrators in North Carolina. The program provides a means to document competency and signify excellence in the practice of managing volunteer programs. The designation CAVNC, indicating a Certified Administrator of Volunteers in North Carolina, helps employers identify  the most qualified and committed professionals.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE CERTIFICATION APPLICATION

CLICK HERE pay online.   


Got Endorsement?

As a benefit to NCAVA affiliate members, NCAVA endorses qualified workshops so that attendees can earn contact hours toward the Certified Administrator of Volunteers in North Carolina (CAVNC) credential. NCAVA also endorses qualified workshops for non-member affiliates, organizations and presenting individuals.  All endorsement contact hours will be provided for a nominal fee to the non-member organization or individual. Applicants must be willing to have endorsed training events publicized by NCAVA.

For complete details and to download the Workshop Endorsement Form. CLICK HERE!

CLICK HERE pay online.  


 

Tech Tools

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DAVA is pleased to present, “Tech Tools.” Tapping into free and low cost resources that would be contributed to the work we do at our agencies ranging from audio to visualization. Paula Jones, Director of Technology with the N.C Center for Nonprofits will lead the discussion. The NCAVA Training Category this workshop topic best falls under is  Resource Development and Management

Location:  Duke Gardens, Durham, NC

Date/Time:  August 13, 2015 from 9 – 10 a.m.

Cost: None

For more information contact Jamie Tindal @ Jamie.tindal@dhhs.nc.gov or 919-764-7525. 

Online Basics In Volunteer Management Course

Posted

NCAVA is pleased to partner with Southeastern Community College (Whiteville, NC) and offer the Basics in Volunteer Management course online. The 10-week course will cover volunteer recruitment, retention, risk management, recognition, etc. After enrollment, there is no set time to "log on" each day and you can enter the course from any computer with Internet access.

2015 date:

  • Sept. 9 - Nov. 10 ~ Registration form MUST BE COMPLETED and RECEIVED by August 31, 2015

Graduates of the class will receive 12 hours toward NCAVA certification as a Certified Administrator of Volunteers in North Carolina and one Continuing Education credit from Southeastern Community College (Whiteville, NC).

The tuition cost of the course is $70, made payable to Southeastern Community College. (NOTE: College tuition rates are set by the NC Legislation. Rates are subject to change in July of each year.) Credit cards are not accepted, however, we will be glad to invoice your agency. A handbook is required and will be made available the first day of class at no additional cost.

Anyone, anywhere can take this course. Out-of-state tuition DOES NOT apply.

Click on the links to download registration form and agency invoiceDue to state auditing standards, please mail a registration form with your original signature, NOT a copy, of your completed form. Tuition payment must accompany class registration form.

For more information, contact Dr. Melody Prevatte @ Melody.Prevatte@sccnc.edu