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The 2017 Volunteer Delaware Conference
“Elevate Your Volunteer Leadership”

The Delaware State Office of Volunteerism and the Delaware Association of Volunteer Administrators are once again presenting the annual Delaware Conference on Volunteerism on Thursday, March 23, 2017.  Held annually, the 2017 day-long conference is being conducted at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover.  Conference keynote, Coby Owens, Senior from the University of Delaware and long time volunteer with the Jefferson Awards will begin with an insightful discussion on how to motivate the younger generation with volunteering. Cost is $75.00 for DAVA members and $90.00 for those not yet members. Day of conference registration is $125.00.

Session topics include:

  • Fundamentals of Grant Writing

  • Targeted Volunteer Recruitment

  • Data Collection for Impact

  • Volunteer Background Checks and How to Prepare for the Unexpected

  • How to Turn Your Volunteers Into Employees, Board Members and Donors

  • Celebrating Service, Inclusion & Diversity

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  

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm        Afternoon Sessions

3:00 PM - 3:30 pm         Service Project - Blessing Bags  

Click on the link below to register for the conference: