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MAVA Membership
Published on: 12/5/2019
MAVA membership in Greater MN is growing every year.
Rural Volunteerism Strategies District Council Input Spring 2019
Published on: 12/5/2019
In the spring of 2019 the six District Councils were asked several questions on Rural Volunteerism Strategies that they have used or will be using in the coming months. This document is a highlight of what we heard during these discussions. Your input and participation in the six District Councils would be welcome.
Minnesota Volunteers
Published on: 12/5/2019
Volunteers in the Midwest – particularly Minnesota – are
some of the most passionate, down to earth and devoted volunteers I have ever worked with.
Member Spotlight: Gina Vetter
Published on: 12/5/2019
Meet this month's featured member, Gina Vetter a Project/Volunteer Coordinator for Little Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
It Pays to Be a MAVA Member
Published on: 11/7/2019
Don’t forget! As a MAVA member, you and your organization will benefit from the resources and expertise of hundreds of volunteer administrators across the state of Minnesota.
Member Spotlight: Wendy Vang Roberts
Published on: 11/7/2019
Meet this month's featured member, Wendy Vang Roberts a Volunteer Outreach and Hotline Manager for the Minnesota Literacy Council
MAVA and the Clinton School of Public Service Partnership
Published on: 11/7/2019
The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service is thrilled to work with the MAVA network on graduate school options which help you continue to serve Minnesota!
Greater MN Report
Published on: 11/7/2019
Greater MN has kicked off the fall with activities. First a thank you to Second Harvest for having MAVA
be a part of your Regional Hunger Connections meetings. My self, along with MAVA staff, Polly Roach
and Jenna Egan, presented at four of their regional meetings. It is always so good to connect with
volunteer leaders around the state.
Getting Ready for the Changing Landscape of Minnesota Volunteerism
Published on: 11/7/2019
Forecast your future at MAVA’s Annual Meeting
White Fragility
Published on: 9/5/2019
We are excited to bring in Donte Curtis of Catch your Dream Consulting for our next Inclusive Volunteerism Training event on Tuesday, September 24 from 9 am-12 pm in St. Paul! He will be presenting on "Breaking the Cycle of White Supremacy Culture," an interactive workshop that invites attendees to reflect on the ways dominant culture shows up in each of us and harms the work that we do, along with tools for breaking the cycle.
MAVA’s 4th Strengthening Service Breakfast
Published on: 9/5/2019
On October 15th at Mt Zion Temple in St. Paul at 7:45 am, MAVA members and guests will gather for the 4th time for our fundraising breakfast.
Member Spotlight: Kristina Wilkes
Published on: 9/5/2019
Meet this month's featured member, Kristina Wilkes who is the Manager of Volunteer Projects at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago IL.
Greater MN Report
Published on: 9/5/2019
Foundations and Grants around the state of Minnesota
Foundations in Minnesota
Published on: 9/5/2019
The top 40 giving foundations in Minnesota
What We're Reading
Published on: 10/3/2019
Check out what MAVA staff have been reading this month!
Greater MN Report
Published on: 8/1/2019
This month’s newsletter talks about Volunteer Leadership and we have that going on in Greater MN.
Find Your Passion
Published on: 8/1/2019
What is Your Passion? A Key to Successful Leadership
Four Secrets to Working Effectively with Volunteer Leaders
Published on: 8/1/2019
I work closely with our association clients’ boards of directors and other highly engaged and skilled volunteer leaders. In working with these volunteers, I’ve learned a few secrets that help us to be successful, together, in any staff-volunteer leader project.
Member Spotlight: Garrett Zaffke
Published on: 8/1/2019
Read about featured MAVA member Garrett Zaffke a Community Relations and Volunteer Service Coordinator for Dakota County!
What We're Reading
Check out what MAVA staff have been reading this month!
Welcome, new members!
Meet MAVA's members who joined or renewed their membership in the past month.
Member Benefit: Background Check Discounts with McDowell Agency
Learn about MAVA member discounts on background checks through the McDowell agency.