Members of NOVAA* have the opportunity to purchase all four NOVAA workshops for the 2017/18 year as a package deal! If you are not already a member, but would like to join to get this benefit and many others, join now!
The package deal for all three workshops is $180. That's a 25% discount!
This special deal includes attendance to:
Friday, September 8:
Conflict Management, Leadership, and Mindfulness with Nancy Alder, CVA
Wednesday, October 18:
Leadership, Team-building, and Coaching with Daryl Dixon
Thursday, March 15, 2018:
Volunteer Management 301 with Jim Laden
Monday, May 21, 2018: Community Organizations and Higher Education as Partners for Change with Stephanie Stokamer, Ed D
All workshops will be from 8:30am - 12:30pm and will be held in Portland aside from the September 8th training, which will be in Beaverton.
*The package deal discount is also available to members of other Volunteer Management associations such as DVPA, MVVMA, NOVA, and ALIVE.
Learn more about these workshops on our calendar.
ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS & TRAINERS
Nancy Alder: Nancy Alder, CVA brings 15+ years of experience building harmony in non-profit organizations by developing systems and relationships that facilitate authentic engagement and meaningful impact. She is certified in conflict management and non-profit management, implemented the agency-wide volunteer program at Volunteers of America Oregon, and served as NOVAA President from 2013 – 2015. As a certified Ananda Meditation Teacher, she brings two decades of personal meditation practice through Buddhist, Hindu, and Gnostic schools. She is currently living, teaching, and managing the residential internship program at the Ananda Center at Laurelwood.
Daryl Dixon: Daryl Dixon is regarded as one of the most powerful, inspirational and relevant speakers and trainers on the subject of workforce diversity. Daryl is the founder of Diversity Resource Group (DRG), and the Professional Diversity Practitioners Network. Daryl works with organizations to help create an optimal work environment – an environment where every employee feels recognized, appreciated, valued and that his/her talents are being optimally utilized. Daryl has consulted with organizations that range from small non-profits to Fortune 500. Daryl received certification as an EEO Investigator from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. An award-winning diversity practitioner, Daryl has presented at numerous diversity conferences, including the national SHRM Diversity Conference. Daryl was cited in HR Magazine for his expertise in the area of workforce diversity. Daryl served as an EEO Officer in the US Army, the Director of Multicultural Services at George Fox University and the Chief Diversity Officer of Multnomah County, the second most populous county in the Northwest.
Jim Laden: Jim has had an extensive career in Human Resources, program management, education, and training. He is currently the VP of Leadership and Talent at FoodCorps. He is currently the VP of Leadership and Talent at FoodCorps. Prior to these experiences, Jim worked in Career Services at Lewis & Clark College and as the Director or Learning and Volunteer Resources for AFS Intercultural Programs. In addition, he spent 10 years as an adjunct instructor in the Human Development Department at Clark Community College. Jim also spent years training new volunteer administrators in NOVAA’s Volunteer Management 101 and 201 classes. Jim has been an active community volunteer since serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Sierra Leone in the mid-1980s. In the Portland area, he has most recently been involved in volunteer leadership roles with The Pangaea Project and the Atkinson Elementary PTA. He has a B.A. in Government from Dartmouth College and an M.Ed. in Counseling from the University of Virginia.
Stephanie Stokamer: Stephanie Stokamer has worked in educational, non-profit, and national service sectors in the Pacific Northwest for 20 years and is currently the director of the Center for Civic Engagement at Pacific University. She holds Master’s degrees in Education and Social Sciences, as well as a Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership, from Portland State. Stephanie brings a wealth of knowledge on civic engagement and social change (including civic learning, service-learning, partnerships, and collective impact); connections between education, mission, and civic action; strategies for partnering with colleges and universities; and the current landscape of community partnerships in postsecondary education.