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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!

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TIPS FOR CREATING VOLUNTEER TRAINING THAT ENGAGE

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DAVA and NCAVA are pleased to host, TIPS FOR CREATING VOLUNTEER TRAINING THAT ENGAGE. Great openers set the stage for learning, and closers help ensure the content sticks. Learn how to review without “reviewing.” The ideas covered can be applied into many different volunteer focused training. The primary learning objectives for this workshop: Learn new and creative training techniques that can be applied to help engage and educate an organization’s volunteers. The NCAVA Training Category this workshop topic best falls under is planning and conceptual design.

Location: Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St., Durham, NC 27705

Date: June 9, 2016

Time: 9 - 10am

Cost: Free for members/$5 for non-members

For more information contact Chris Ruggeri @ 919-281-1061 or via Email: chris@rmhdurhamwake.org


From the Top Down for Volunteer Managers

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What: From the Top Down for Volunteer Managers (4 credit hours)

Who: Rob Jackson, Director, Rob Jackson Consulting, Ltd      

When: Monday, September 19, 2016

Where: Levine & Dickson Hospice House, 11900 Vanstory Drive, Huntersville, NC

Time: PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Doors opens at 9:30 am ~ Workshop is from 10 am until 2:30 pm. (Lunch is included.) 

Cost: $25 for NCAVA members ~ $40 for non NCAVA members

Only 70 spots available!

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Volunteer Interviews

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Hands On Asheville-Buncombe Lunch and Learn: Volunteer Interviews: Just like job interviews, volunteer interviews are a great way for both the volunteer and the organization to become better acquainted with one another, determine if the volunteer's skills and experience are a good fit for the volunteer opportunity, and act as a screening mechanism for both the organization and volunteer. Interviewing candidates for a volunteer position is imperative to ensure that the organization is selecting the most qualified person. Two essential skills in interviewing that will be included in the training: Designing and asking questions based on an analysis of the volunteer position and required qualifications; and Understanding Reflective listening techniques to ensure that both you and the volunteer are hearing and understanding. 

The NCAVA Training Category this workshop topic best falls under is Resource Development and Management.  

Location: United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County, 50 S. French Broad Ave.  Asheville, NC 28801

Date: 6/22/16

Time: 11:30 am ~ 1:00 pm Snacks and drinks will be provided.  Feel free to bring along your lunch.     

Cost:  $0 for Hands On Premium Partners, NCAVA members, $5 unaffiliated with Hands On or NCAVA

For more information contact Michelle Bennett, 828-255-0696, or via Email: michelle.bennett@unitedwayabc.org


Strategies for Engaging Millennials

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The Charlotte Center City and MAVA are pleased to host, “Strategies for Engaging Millennials.” Adam Rhew, the Director of Communications for Charlotte Center City, will share information on engaging and communicating with millennials. Attendees will engage in the conversation and leave with a greater understanding of the millennial generation, as well as with specific communication and engagement strategies for success. The NCAVA Training Category this workshop topic best falls under is Resource Development and Management.

The primary learning objectives for this workshop/course:

  • Explore communication strategies specific to the millennial generation
  • Discuss engagement strategies specific to the millennial generation
  • Opportunities for discussion and questions/answers

 Location: Myers Park United Methodist Church, 1501 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207

Date: May 12, 2016

Time:  11:30 AM ~ 1 PM 

Cost: NCAVA/Affiliate Members: $0              Non-NCAVA Members: $0

For additional information, contact Vanessa Stahler, 704-335-1191, or via Email: vanessa@rmhofcharlotte.org


Ethical Issues at End of Life: Rational Suicide

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The Association for Home and Hospice Care of NC is proud to host, “Ethical Issues at End of Life: Rational Suicide.” The idea of rational suicide is that people with the capacity to make their own decision w/o the presence of a psychiatric diagnosis may make the decision that they want to have control over how and when their live ends.  It may be a decision to stop eating or drinking, or a decision to refuse or to withdraw treatment or by some more active method of their own volition as different from assisted suicide.  During the presentation they will examine their own beliefs about suicide and is there a difference between their personal and professional standards.  Then what is our professional responsibility to them and how can we respond to them in a way that does not discount their wishes but also is within the ethical and legal boundaries of our profession. The NCAVA Training Category this workshop topic best falls under is Commitment to the Profession.

The primary learning objectives for this workshop/course:

  • Define Rational suicide
  • Differentiate between rational and assisted suicide
  • List ways rational suicide happens
  • Understand personal and professional standards

Location: Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607

Date: May 6, 2016

Time: 11 a.m. - noon

Cost: Free

For additional information contact Cindy Morgan @ 919-971-8731 or via email: cindymorgan@homeandhospicecare.org


Online Basics In Volunteer Management Course

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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.

2016 date:

  • Sept. 13 - Nov. 22, 2016 ~ Registration form MUST BE COMPLETED and RECEIVED by August 31, 2016

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