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Attention

Volunteer Administrators, Managers

Coordinators and Non-Profits!

On March 24th, the State Office of Volunteerism and the Delaware Association of Volunteer Administrators (DAVA) are teaming up to produce the annual Delaware Conference on Volunteerism which is being held at Dover Downs in Dover, De. 

If you are a volunteer administrator, manager, coordinator, work for a non-profit, or serve on a Board, this conference is for YOU! Cost is $75.00 for DAVA members and $90.00 for non-members. Same day conference registration will cost $125. Order your tickets early to take advantage of the savings! 

Conference keynote Honorable Robin R. Christiansen, Mayor of Dover will start the day off with an exciting discussion on the value of volunteers not only in your community, but throughout the State of Delaware.

Session topics include:

  • Volunteer risk management, changes and updates in volunteer background 
    checks and volunteer liability
  • Break free from your fears of networking and step forward to effectively 
    network in any situation
  • How to create a positive work environment for people of diverse backgrounds including strategies for the inclusion of individuals with disabilities
  • Learn a new way to value your volunteers’ time
  • Better practices on engaging your volunteer leaders with a focus on 
    recruitment, training and development of board members
  • Value and benefit of volunteerism in your community and state and 
    the impact on both the volunteers and stakeholders.
Conference Schedule

8:00 am - 9:00 am       Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am - 10:15 am     Welcome Address and Keynote speaker

10:30 am - 12:00 pm   Morning Sessions

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm     Lunch with Miss Delaware Brooke Mitchell

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm       Afternoon Sessions

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm       The Inspiring Project with Chase Marvil

To learn more about the speakers and sessions:

Look for information under the header Volunteer Conference. This event offers 
attendees opportunities to interact with your colleagues, learn from each other, 
and find out about best practices.

Registration online on Eventbrite at:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-delaware-conference-on-volunteerism-tickets-20477128643?aff=efbevent 

For more information contact April Willey by calling 302-857-5006 or email @ 
april.willey@state.de.us  

The Delaware Conference on Volunteerism is sponsored by Delaware Health and 
Social Services, the Division of State Service Centers, the State Office of 
Volunteerism, as well as our Platinum sponsors: the Delaware Association of 
Volunteer Administrators and United Healthcare.