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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2017

September

09/15/2017
TowsonMarylandUnited States
No
Organizational Sponsor: Maryland Healthcare Directors of Volunteer Services

Melissa Heinlein Storti, PhD, CAVS will be the featured guest speaker. Melissa has 20 years of volunteer engagement experience and will talk about volunteer manager burnout. In addition, a session on Joint Commission readiness and how that impacts volunteer services departments in hospitals will be offered. Networking and round table discussions will also be available. Member and nonmembers are welcome.

Individuals can register through Shannon Walsh, Treasurer, MDHDVS, SHeppard Pratt Health System, 6501 Charles Street, Towson, MD 21204 - Members: $45.00; Non-Members: $55.00

On-site Only
09/21/2017
LondonUnited Kingdom
No
Organizational Sponsor: Association of Volunteer Managers (UK)

Volunteering and Sport have the power to change lives, but do all Volunteer Managers face the same issues? 

This event aims to bring together presenters and delegates from sports and non-sports volunteer organisations, to see how sharing experiences, challenges and successes can be of mutual benefit to all. Several of our speakers will be sharing their personal experiences of both sports and non-sports volunteering and volunteer management.

On-site Only
09/28/2017
MequonWisconsinUnited States
No
Organizational Sponsor: Association of Volunteer Managers

Our 2017 AVM Fall Conference will be held at Mequon Nature Preserve on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 8 am – 3 pm. Our theme is Strengthing Our Community Together and will include a Keynote Speaker, Panel Discussion, and workshops focused on “The Benefits of Collaborations”, “Training Staff to Work with Volunteers” and “Volunteer Recruitment & Retention”. Your conference Fee will include a light breakfast and catered lunch.

On-site Only

October

10/04/2017 to 10/05/2017
Executive Airport Plaza Hotel, RichmondBCCanada
No
Organizational Sponsor: Volunteer BC & BCACG

Join BCACG & Volunteer BC - at VOLUNTEER FUTURES SYMPOSIUM 2017 - WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY. Annual Training Event for Volunteers, Non-Profits & Charities. Cost-effective event known for its inspiring keynote addresses, practical workshops and relevant sessions with plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues and volunteers from across BC. Anyone wanting to learn more about volunteerism and non-profit/charities sector can attend. Sign language interpreters are available making this event accessible for people who are deaf and hard of hearing.

On-site Only
10/18/2017 to 10/20/2017
Antigua, GuatemalaGuatemala
No
Organizational Sponsor: IAVE

7th annual gathering of leaders of volunteers, government officials, and civil society leaders in Latin America.

On-site Only
10/18/2017
LondonUnited Kingdom
No
Organizational Sponsor: Association of Volunteer Managers (UK)

A day of workshops and networking for leaders of volunteers across the UK.

On-site Only
10/19/2017 to 10/20/2017
Seattle, WA
No
Organizational Sponsor: BoardSource

A global conference focused on nonprofit leadership at the highest level – the board of directors. More than 800 board members (volunteers), chief executives, staff, and nonprofit professionals gather to discuss the newest thinking and best practices in nonprofit governance. 

On-site Only
10/22/2017 to 10/25/2017
Seoul, KoreaKorea
No
Organizational Sponsor: International Forum for Volunteering in Development

International event to discuss implementation of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals through a transformative partnership in volunteering. 

On-site Only
10/30/2017
Auckland, NZNew Zealand
No
Organizational Sponsor: Volunteering New Zealand

Annual conference. 2017 guest speaker: Rob Jackson. With an optional "Masterclass" on Tuesday 31 October.

On-site Only

November

11/02/2017
IndependenceOhioUnited States
No
Organizational Sponsor: The Forum for Volunteer Administrators (NEOH)

The 12th Annual FVA Conference: Transforming the Volunteer Experience, will explore trending topics
in volunteer management. The 2017 Annual Conference attendees will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills by attending sessions that will speak to ways of Transforming the Volunteer Experience. The day starts with Keynote Speaker, Tobi Johnson, Chief Engagement Officer of VolunteerPro, who will discuss Leadership in a Changing World.

During the afternoon break-out sessions, participants will have the opportunity to hear and participate in hand-on sessions from local resources.

When: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Where: Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County
6393 Oak Tree Boulevard South, Independence, Ohio
Info: Registration is required. Visit www.fvaohio.org for up-to-date information,
sponsorship information, and registration details.

The Forum for Volunteer Administrators, located in Cleveland Ohio, serves the greater northeast Ohio
region by providing mutual support, continuing dialog and professional development opportunities for
those involved in the leadership and management of volunteers.

On-site Only
11/22/2017 to 11/26/2017
Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaMalaysia
No
Organizational Sponsor: IAVE

Gathering of volunteers, NGO leaders, and government officials in the Asia Pacific region.

On-site Only
2018

April

04/08/2018 to 04/10/2018
LexingtonKentuckyUnited States
No
Organizational Sponsor: Society for Healthcare Volunteer Leaders

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

On-site Only