Calendar of Conferences, Workshops and Seminars By Date

The conferences and workshops listed here are single events sponsored by many different organizations, arranged by date. To be included, a program must offer substantial volunteer management content and be open for registration to the public. If you want to find a specific location, please use the keyword search -- but do consider traveling to meet new colleagues while you increase your skills!

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02/19/2018 to 02/21/2018
Newport BeachCaliforniaUnited States
Organizational Sponsor: California Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

The California Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (CAHHS) Volunteer Services invites you to attend the 2018 California Hospital Volunteer Leadership Conference to be held February 19-21, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach.

The conference theme — “Our Connections, Our Impact, Our Stories” — focuses on the relationships that healthcare volunteers build, the lives we impact, and the stories we have to tell.

Our intended audience is volunteer leaders, volunteers, paid staff who manage volunteer programs, community partners, and inter-professional peers looking to expand their services with volunteer programs.

On-site Only
VancouverWAUnited States
Organizational Sponsor: DVPA (Directors of Volunteer Programs Assoc), NPN (Non-Profit Network), & Volunteer Connections (as part of Human Services Council)

9 am to 4 pm @the Keller Williams Bldg- 2211 E Mill Plain- Vancouver, WA (near Portland, OR)

Keynote Sessions with Amy Faulkner, A Jefferson Award winner with a unique perspective on community building, volunteerism and public engagement.

Keynote presentations on:

  • 10 Ways to Lose Volunteers
  • Volunteer Driven Events

Plus breakout sessions with Nancy Gaston, Marcia Hale, & others.

Sampling of Breakout Session Topics to Choose From:

  • Volunteers of Many Generations
  • Managing Burnout for Volunteer Program Professionals
  • Risk Management in Your Volunteer Program


REGISTER NOW at: (early bird rate of $80 ends on 2/16)

On-site Only


03/11/2018 to 03/13/2018
FranklinTennesseeUnited States
Organizational Sponsor: Volunteer Tenneesse

The eighth annual Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning aims to increase service and volunteerism across Tennessee. The conference will encourage service leaders and participants to collaborate to address needs in Tennessee while utilizing service as a vehicle for education and change. We are challenging our participants to understand the impact of utilizing service as a vehicle for community change.

On-site Only


04/08/2018 to 04/10/2018
LexingtonKentuckyUnited States
Organizational Sponsor: Society for Healthcare Volunteer Leaders

Healthcare leaders, retail managers and volunteers will enjoy 3 days of workshops and networking.

On-site Only


06/06/2018 to 06/08/2018
St. PaulMinnesotaUnited States
Organizational Sponsor: St Cloud Hospital

Take a big step forward in volunteer engagement and SAVE THE DATE! Come and explore what the future holds: Volunteer Engagement: Next Steps and Beyond. Join us June 6th to June 8th for the 2018 MAVA Conference at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Read Join me at the 2018 MAVA Conference by Sarah Berres

Read 2018 MAVA Conference: What Will Your Take Away Be? by Kristina Wilkes

On-site Only
06/18/2018 to 06/20/2018
AtlantaGeorgiaUnited States
Organizational Sponsor: Points of Light

Annual national conference on volunteering and service, with special focus on HandsOn Network affiliates, national service programs such as AmeriCorps, and corporate employee volunteer programs, with general volunteer administration subjects usually a "track." 

On-site Only
SpringfieldIllinoisUnited States
Organizational Sponsor: Serve Illinois

Please join us for CIVC 2018! This will be a day of learning, sharing ideas, and networking with volunteer managers from dozens of organizations. You won't want to miss this chance to become energized with new ideas to help strengthen your volunteer program.

Registration will open early April, 2018. Please visit to register.

Both on-site and online