2012 features a variety of programs that converge on allowing Volunteer Administrators to learn from experts among us and those partnering with us. We hope to stimulate new thoughts and growth in the field by providing a rich variety of professional development opportunities in the forms of presentations, round tables, and networking sessions.
We hope you will join us and share your thoughts, questions, and experiences in the field of volunteer administration! Please note the topics and locations below are subject to change. Please check this page regularly for up-to-date information.
VAN Columbus Annual Meeting
January 19, 2012 8:30 – 10:30am
F ranklin University Ross Auditorium
301 East Rich St, Columbus, Ohio 43215
This event will be catered and is free for VAN Members.
RSVP required. Click here to register.
HandsOn Connect: An Innovative Volunteer Recruitment Tool
February 16, 2012 8:30 – 10:00am
This is a webinar not an in person meeting: http://handsoncentralohio.adobeconnect.com/handsonconnect/
*Note- this webinar does not have a conference call option. Attendees must listen to the webinar through their computer’s speakers and utilize the chat function on the webinar to participate. To join the webinar, please sign in as a guest. You do not need to log in.
Volunteer Recognition and Silent Auction
March 15, 2012 8:30 – 10:30am
Wexner Heritage Village
1151 College Ave, Columbus Ohio 43209
The registration deadline for this event has passed. If you would still like to attend, please contact Rebeccah Verhoff (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Emily Prieto (email@example.com) as soon as possible.
April 19, 2012 4:30 – 6:30pm
Columbus Brewing Company
525 Short St, Columbus Ohio 43215
April is a busy month for Volunteer Administrators! Catch your breath and wind down the month with us during happy hour at the Columbus Brewing Company. Food and beverage is on your own.
Teen Volunteer Programs
May 17, 2012 8:30 – 10:00am
Columbus Metropolitan Library, Karl Road Branch
5590 Karl Road, Columbus Ohio 43229
Brown Bag Networking Lunch
June 21, 2012 – Time Change – 11:00 – 1:00pm
Deer Haven Preserve
4183 Liberty Road, Delaware Ohio 43015
College Student Volunteers, Internships and Service Learning Projects
July 19, 2012 8:30 – 10:00am
COSI – Center of Science and Industry
Central High Exploration Space
333 W. Broad St, Columbus Ohio 43215
Best Practices When Working with Volunteers with Disabilities
August 16, 2012 8:30 – 10:00am
Training Center 030 – Lower Floor
2800 Corporate Exchange Drive, Columbus Ohio 43231
September 20, 2012 8:30 – 10:00am
Neil Avenue Baptist Church
1387 Neil Ave, Columbus Ohio 43201
Strategic Planning for the Volunteer Program – Half Day Conference
Presented by Liz Adamshick
October 19, 2012 8:00 – Noon
Sanford Brown Medical College
2800 Corporate Exchange Drive, Suite 400, Columbus Ohio 43231
Baby Boomers Building Organizational Capacity
November 15, 2012 Time Change – 12:00 – 1:30pm
*NOTE – This is a webinar presented by Jill Fixler not an in person meeting. This webinar does not have a conference call option. Attendees must listen to the webinar through their computer’s speakers and utilize the chat function on the webinar to participate. To join the webinar, please sign in as a guest. You do not need to log in.
Webinar link: http://handsoncentralohio.adobeconnect.com/babyboomers/
Annual Holiday Party
Columbus Museum of Art
December 20, 2012 – Open House from 11:30 – 1:00