Annual GRAVA Conference
Date Thursday, July 25th, 2019
Location University of Richmond Jepson Alumni Center
Tickets $50 for non-members or $40 for members with option of adding 2019-2020 membership dues, student and AmeriCorps pricing is $30 conference only/$80 conference and membership fees. Register Today!
8:30-9:15AM: Check-in & Breakfast
9:15AM-10:00AM: Welcome and Network Session #1
10:00AM- 12:00PM: Speaker: Jennifer Bennett
12:00PM- 1:00PM: Lunch and VEP- (Door Prizes and Surveys)
1:00PM- 2:30PM: Breakout Session – Diversity & Inclusion Workshop
2:30PM-2:45PM: Network Session #2
2:45PM- 3:45PM: Afternoon with Jennifer Bennett
4:30PM-6:30PM: Post Conference Happy Hour at…
Jennifer R. Bennett, CVA
Senior Manager, Education & Training
Jennifer joined VolunteerMatch to formalize and manage the organization’s volunteer engagement program. With her breadth of experience she is well qualified to help VolunteerMatch’s community of Nonprofits better recruit and engage volunteers.
She shares her knowledge with volunteer managers through the webinars found on the Learning Center, in newsletters and blog entries, and in person at conferences around the country, and contributed the chapter entitled The New Volunteer Manager’s Toolkit in Volunteer Engagement 2.0.
She’s a strong believer in the importance of engaging volunteers in meaningful work and was certified in Volunteer Administration in 2009, and served on the Board of the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration from 2012-2018.
Currently Volunteering with: Justice & Diversity Center, and Project Homeless Connect in San Francisco.
Favorite Volunteer Management Book: Start with Why by Simon Sineck
She holds a B.A. from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, VA.
Sponsorship if you are interested in sponsoring, please email Erin Jenkins, the Conference Chair.