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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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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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