2020 Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism

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Name: 2020 Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism
Date: June 23, 2020 - June 25, 2020
Event Description:

Volunteer NH hosts the annual Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism in partnership with the Governor’s office. The purpose of the conference is to educate, enhance skills, and provide professional development that will support and strengthen New Hampshire’s volunteer programs and organizations.

This conference features sessions appealing to:

  • Volunteer managers
  • Leaders/staff of nonprofits and public agencies
  • Board members
  • National service members and staff (AmeriCorps & Senior Corps)
  • Business professionals interested in corporate social responsibility

What: Come spend a day with a diverse group of people with ties to volunteerism and attend sessions that provide exciting, relevant, and up-to-date information regarding best practices in:

  • Volunteer management
  • Nonprofit management and operations
  • Business/Nonprofit partnership models
  • Diversity & inclusion
  • Other relevant topics for those involved in the volunteer sector
Sessions will include:
Assessing and Improving Organizational Health: Pathways to Effective Partnerships (Susan Linn, Epilepsy Foundation New England)
Civics 101: How Does Policy Change Happen, and What Can You Do About It? (Stephen Pimpare, University of New Hampshire)
Engaging Youth in Meaningful Ways (Maura McGowan, NH Teen Institute)
Grantwriting for Small Shops and Beginners (Katie Collins, Capitol Center for the Arts & Cassandra Mason, NH State Council on the Arts)
Motivating Volunteers with Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs (Michele Lapierre, Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. & Kathleen Stuart, Senior Companion Program)
Organizations Preparing for Emergency Needs (Sara Varela & Arlene Magoon, FEMA Region I)
Preparing for Your Next Career Move (Kathy DesRoches & Carin Self, Granite State College)
Self Care in the Technological Age (Linda Douglas, NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence)
Solve and Serve: Using Human-Centered Design (Juliana Good, University of New Hampshire Changemaker Education)
Due to safety restrictions related to COVID-19, this event will be 100% virtual in 2020
Date/Time Information:
The conference will be held from June 23rd - June 25th.
The official session schedule will be released soon!
Contact Information:
Sessions will be FREE of cost to all who attend (online)
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