Challenges To Avoid In Your Volunteer Program: Ed Day Keynote

Challenges To Avoid In Your Volunteer Program: Ed Day Keynote

Keynote Speaker LaVal Brewer will present ‘Challenges To Avoid In Your Volunteer Program.’

Yes, there are dangerous volunteers. They fall into two camps, vampires and zombies. Both impact your ability to grow, manage and lead your organization. They affect the capacity of your managers and volunteers to drive results and they can spread their bad habits to other volunteers. You must protect your organization and deal with them now! Read More »

Last Day to Register for Jennifer Bennett Presentation

Last Day to Register for Jennifer Bennett Presentation

Register today for the next DOVIA-LA meeting on Mar. 20, 9:30 – 12:00 at the Braille Insititute. Dynamic and engaging presenter Jennifer Bennett, Senior Manager, Education & Training at VolunteerMatch, will discuss ‘Successfully Implementing Volunteer Program Changes.’ No cost for DOVIA-LA members; $20 for non-members: https://dovia-march.eventbrite.com.

It’s Not Me; It’s YOU!

It’s Not Me; It’s YOU!

Register for the January 16 DOVIA-LA general meeting at https://dovia-january.eventbrite.com.

Education Day Videos

Education Day Videos

Check out highlights of Education Day at http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKRbD7yAmTkGNo2T-IPdwmSmavIgRZwwb. Many thanks to volunteer Sekhar Ravinutala for producing these videos!

Next DOVIA-LA Meeting is Nov. 21

Next DOVIA-LA Meeting is Nov. 21

ROUND TABLE MEETING: ONBOARDING & ORIENTING VOLUNTEERS

The Roundtable will be an opportunity to share resources on ‘Onboarding Volunteers – Volunteer Orientations & More!’ Join us for a lively discussion on what makes a successful onboarding process, orientation, and how to keep orientations interesting. Come with any materials from your volunteer onboarding process including the orientation and be ready to share what you think works well, as well as areas you’d like to improve. This will be an interactive discussion about how to keep orientations feeling fresh while still covering necessary material. Register at http://DoviaVolunteerOrientations.eventbrite.com

Education Day is Tomorrow!

Education Day is Tomorrow!

If you have any questions before the conference, please contact DOVIA-LA Administrative Manager Barbara Bradley at doviala@gmail.com or 949-454-0758. The board looks forward to seeing you there and hearing keynote speaker Beth Steinhorn!

Register for Education Day by Sept. 24

Ed Day - Maria Lane - 2013-09-11Strategic Pathways to Volunteer Engagement: http://doviaeducationday2014.eventbrite.com.

More information at http://doviala.org/education-day/.

Scholarship and Leadership Award Applications Due Sept. 12

Scholarship and Leadership Award Applications Due Sept. 12

DOVIA-LA members may apply for a scholarship to 2014 Education Day. Click here for directions and application form: Ed Day Scholarship Application 2014.

DOVIA-LA provides diverse professional development opportunities for volunteer managers throughout Los Angeles County. The Leadership Award is designed to showcase one organization’s volunteer program that excels at all levels; those that leverage organizational support, push boundaries, do great work, and create broad impact. The organization selected for this award will be honored at the DOVIA-LA Annual Education Day on September 26th, 2014 with an award, $250 towards their volunteer program, and one free registration for Education Day. This organization will also be featured on the DOVIA-LA website and through other social media outlets. Eligible applicants must be organizations with DOVIA-LA membership in good standing. For more information, click here or go to the application. The deadline to submit both components of the application is September 12, 2014.

Education Day Scholarship Applications Due Sept. 12

Education Day Scholarship Applications Due Sept. 12

Scholarships may be available to current DOVIA members; Ed Day Scholarship Application 2014. (If you’d like a Word version of the application, please email MGoodyear@JerichoRoadProject.org.) We look forward to seeing you at Education Day on Sept. 24!

Scholarships for Education Day

Scholarships for Education Day

DOVIA-LA offers financial scholarships to our annual Education Day for DOVIA-LA members in good standing (i.e., membership dues paid and current). By filling out this application (Ed Day Scholarship Application 2014), a DOVIA-LA member will be considered for a scholarship. Read More »