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September 2018 Workshop Recap

Our September presenter Katie Campbell gave an informative talk on “Saying No without Reserve or Regret” at the beautiful Virginia War Memorial. Katie reviewed tactics used by askers to get us to say “yes”. Some of the tactics are flattery, … Continue reading

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GRAVA September 2018 Workshop: Saying NO — Without Reserve or Regret

September 6, 2018 8:30-10:30am Virginia War Memorial 621 South Belvidere Street Richmond, VA 23220 Directions & Parking: If arriving from the North, from Belvidere St. take the last LEFT before the Lee Bridge. If arriving from the South, take the first … Continue reading

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June 2018 GRAVA Roundtable – Recruitment and Retention

June 7, 2018 8:30-10:30am Goochland Cares 3001 River Road West Goochland, VA 23063. Parking: Parking is available in front of the building. This is the “old” address. The “new” address does not work in GPS. It is the same location! … Continue reading

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May 2018 Workshop Recap – Recruitment and Retention

At GRAVA’s May Workshop, we focused on the best practices of volunteer recruitment and retention. Amy Nisenson gave us insights into the motivations of volunteers and when we should recruit them. She talked about warm body recruitment, targeted recruitment and … Continue reading

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May GRAVA Workshop – Recruitment and Retention

May 3, 2018 8:30-10:30am YWCA 6 N 5th Street Richmond, VA 23219 Directions: Take the exit toward Coliseum/Downtown. Continue on 3rd St. Turn left on E Jackson St. Right onto N 5th Street. The street parking starts at 8 am and you … Continue reading

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GRAVA April Roundtable – Lessons from the Faith Community

April 5, 2018 8:30-10:30am First Baptist Church 2709 Monument Avenue Richmond, VA 23220 Location & Parking: We will meet at First Baptist Church (FBC-Richmond) which is located at Monument and Boulevard. Parking is available at Robinson and Monument in the church … Continue reading

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March 2018 Workshop Recap

Lessons from Faith Communities on Engaging and Empowering Volunteers Martha Frickert and Steve Booth gave an inspiring and informative talk titled Lessons from Faith Communities on Engaging and Empowering Volunteers. The presentation focused on three key points: Understanding the Faith … Continue reading

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March 2018 GRAVA Workshop – Lessons from Faith Communities on Engaging and Empowering Volunteers

March 1, 2018; 8:30-10:30am First Baptist Church 2709 Monument Avenue Richmond, VA 23220 Location & Parking: We will meet at First Baptist Church (FBC-Richmond) which is located at Monument and Boulevard. Parking is available at Robinson and Monument in the church … Continue reading

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HandsOn Merges into the Community Foundation

Here is the official notice about HandsOn merging into the Community Foundation!  Also job posting for the Civic Engagement Director is linked at the bottom: Recognizing civic engagement and community participation are an essential part of building a regional culture … Continue reading

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GRAVA Workshop February 2018

February Workshop “Engaging Youth & Young Professionals in your Nonprofit”: February 1, 2018 We got snowed out for GRAVA’s first workshop of the year, but we are combining it with February’s Roundtable: We will meet on Thursday, February 1 at … Continue reading

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