WORKSHOPS

Spend time with peers and highly regarded speakers learning about a variety of volunteer management topics. NOVAA workshops cover a variety of topics important to today's volunteer management professionals, from diversity in volunteerism to measuring your program's success. 

Workshop Registration

Register online for individual workshops on our Events Calendar and learn more about each of the workshops below. Need to cancel your registration? See our Cancellation Policy.

Workshop Cost & Discounts

Full-day Workshop: $120
Members of NOVAA and partner networks*: $90

Half-day Workshop: $80
Members of NOVAA and partner networks*: $60

Members of NOVAA and partner networks* also have the opportunity to purchase our workshop package which includes all four NOVAA workshops for the 2018/19 year as a package deal and save 25% compared to buying every workshop individually! 

Register for our workshop package here!


*Partner associations include:
Directors of Volunteer Programs Association (DVPA)
Mid-Valley Volunteer Managers Association (MVVMA)
Network of Volunteer Administrators (NOVA)
Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement (ALIVE)
Willamette Valley Development Officers (WVDO)

Questions? Contact us at admin@novaa.org.

Upcoming Workshops


  • Advocate for yourself and your program, identify your unique gifts and communication styles, and learn how to counter toxicity in your organization at Carve Your Own Path with Dana Litwin, CVA. 

    Learn more here!  


  • Address equity and diversity in your organization using courageous conversation protocols and the racial equity lens tool at Diversity Equity, and Inclusion with Phu Dao. 

    Learn more here! 

  • Improve your organization's culture and capacity by encouraging positive, professional relationships between volunteers and paid staff at  
    Building Stronger Staff-Volunteer Relationships with Erin Barnhart.

    Learn more here!

  • Develop your program management skills in this day-long exploration of the volunteer life cycle from recruitment and engagement, to sustainment and redirection at Mission-Essential Skills for the 21st Century Leader of Volunteers with Barry Altland.

  • Learn More Here!



Past Workshop Topics

  • Community Organizations & Higher Education as Partners for Change (Stephanie Stoker Ed D, May 2018)
  • Volunteer Management 301 (Jim Laden, March 2018)
  • Develop Your Leadership, Team-Building, & Coaching Skills (Daryl Dixon, Oct 2017)
  • Conflict Management, Mindfulness, & Leadership (Nancy Alder CVA, Sept 2017)
  • Volunteer Motivations and the Enneagram (Dale Rhodes, May 2017)
  • Cultivating Your Volunteer Base Through Servant Leadership (James Buchanan, Feb 2017)
  • Bridges to Understanding: Exploring Differences in the Workplace (Daryl Dixon, Nov 2016)
  • Philosophy of Volunteering & Developing Meaningful Roles (Rob Jackson, Sept 2016)
  • Turning Volunteers into Donors & Donors into Volunteers (Jennifer Fagerstrom, Mar 2016)
  • Conflict Resolution in Volunteer Management (Carley Berkey and Tsipora Dimant, Nov 2015)


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