CALL FOR SPEAKERS - MEETINGS & ANNUAL WORKSHOP

The Brant Regional Association of Volunteer Administrators (BRAVA) is calling for proposals for learning sessions for our future meetings and annual workshops.

 

Our membership meets on the third Thursday of each month at the John Noble Home, 97 Mount Pleasant St., Brantford, Ontario. Speakers’ presentations are to be one hour in length and commence at 10 a.m.

 

We are also accepting proposals for our annual half day/full day October workshop that is open to BRAVA members and non-members. Members represent community agencies that support volunteerism in many areas including: health care, education, arts and culture, social services and faith-based services. Members have an array of professional roles, including:

  • Professional Administrators of Volunteers

  • Executive Directors

  • Association Presidents

  • Museum Curators

  • Fundraising Coordinators

  • Health Care Practitioners

  • City Administrators – Parks and Recreation Department

 

The meetings focus on interactive sessions to deliver information, technology and best practices related to volunteer management. The following topics have been identified as being of particular interest:

  • Mentorship

  • Appreciation & Recognition

  • Sponsorship for Recognition

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Volunteer Recruitment

  • Corporate Volunteering

  • Integrating Youth

  • Policy and Procedure Development

  • Social Media

  • Risk Management

  • Socio-economics of Youth

  • Event Management

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