~ September 2006 ~ Topics
Congress of Volunteer Administrator Associations in December
Denver will host a Congress of Volunteer Administrator Associations (COVAA) from December 4 6, 2006 in Denver, CO. The goal is to engage existing professional associations of managers of volunteer programs in considering the needs of practitioners at the national level. Local and state associations are invited to send representatives to the Congress. More detailed information is available at http://www.COVAA.org. The event is hosted by the Denver DOVIA.
Comprehensive Training Institute on Volunteer Management
Washington State University is offering for the second year its Volunteer Management Program Institute. It is a comprehensive, practical look at all aspects of managing volunteers from assessing the needs to evaluating the results. The VMP Institute attracts students from across the globe in a highly interactive experience that translates theory into practical application. The event is being held in eastern Washington, November 7 10, 2006. For more information visit http://emmps.wsu.edu/volunteer/index.html.
VRM Roundtable Moves Ahead
During the past months, the Leadership
Team of the VRM Roundtable has defined the focus of the new association.
There is a working document that provides a drate of the organizational
name, mission statement and timeline for creating the organization.
. These are working documents for the new board to consider, but are
intended to provide a framework and direction for the new association.
The Association of Volunteer
Resources Management is a member-driven organization serving Managers
of Volunteer Resources in the United States by providing professional
development, leveraging resources, and promoting effective volunteerism.
These will be posted on http://www.vrm-roundtable.org site.
Volunteer Manager Association Registry
The VRM Roundtable is reaching out to all DOVIAs, chapters and associations of volunteer resources management! You can register your organization with current contact information. There are occasional updates from the VRM Roundtable to be shared with colleagues. Visit http://www.vrm-roundtable.org to register your organization. Information can be updated easily.
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