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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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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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May 2017 Program Recap

At our May meeting, we learned from our GRAVA member Marcos Martinez, Volunteer Coordinator at Higher Achievement, who wowed us with his innovative presentation discussing his hands on experience to streamline the volunteer data collection process to improve the volunteer … Continue reading

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January Program Recap

At our first program of the new year, Katie Campbell, Executive Director of the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (CCVA), introduced us to the new set of competencies for our field, adopted in 2015.  Katie explained the in-depth job … Continue reading

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November 2015 Workshop Recap

Great celebration for International Volunteer Managers Day! Melissa Gilmore, President, thanked our host and welcomed a great crowd to GRAVA’s celebration of IVM.  After quick updates from Board Members, Shanone Sport, our host from the County of Henrico’s Department of … Continue reading

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October 2015 Roundtable Recap

At October’s Roundtable we continued the introduction to Canva, a free online design tool that allows anyone to create professional-quality graphic designs.  (An overview of September’s program about Canva, including Sarah Milston’s excellent slide deck, are available in the September … Continue reading

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