Knowledge Philanthropists

Knowledge Philanthropists

Check out Susan J. Ellis’ great article about using the knowledge and wisdom in your community to enhance nonprofit capacity. In addition to thinking of volunteers as hands-on help, you can also think of them as knowledge donors. Your agency may need help...
Certification in Volunteer Administration

Certification in Volunteer Administration

March 1 Deadline is Approaching — Register now to become Certified in Volunteer Administration! In the words of a recent CVA: “Going through the CVA certification process is something I would encourage every volunteer management professional to do. It gave...
Get Involved in DOVIA-LA

Get Involved in DOVIA-LA

We need help on the Membership and Nominating Committees. Both committees are great opportunities to network with other volunteer managers and raise professional capacity in our profession. Membership Committee members greet new members and guests at meetings and...
Resources for Screening Volunteers

Resources for Screening Volunteers

A helpful list of screening resources from the Chronicle of Philanthropy: http://philanthropy.com/article/Resources-for-Screening/52584/. If you need other ideas or support for screening volunteers, feel free to contact DOVIA VP of Publicity Melanie Goodyear at...
Managing Your Volunteer Talent

Managing Your Volunteer Talent

The next DOVIA mtg. will be Fri., Mar. 15, 9:30 am at the Braille Institute. Use best practices from the field of Human Resources to manage your volunteer talent. To RSVP, contact Barbara Bradley at babradley@comline.com or 949-454-0758. Managing people is an art. ...