Promoting Effective

Volunteer Management

Since 1972


Tuesday, May 23, 2017
8am - 4pm
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

Plenary Session - Position the Profession: Communicating the Power of Results for Volunteer Leadership Professionals
*Keynote Speaker: Mark Brodbeck, MSW
Founder & CEO of Brodbeck Board & Brass; Founding CEO of ToolBank USA 

Session 1: People
Program Measurement & Evaluation 
Recruiting Strategies for High-Impact Volunteer Programs 
Managing Volunteer Diversity

Session 2: Purpose 
Building the Case for Corporate/Volunteer Engagement Partnerships 
Building Staff Buy-in for Volunteer Engagement 
Developing Volunteers for Organizational Success 

Session 3: Passion 
Discovering our personality style with TRUE COLORS
Telling our Stories: Advocating through Storytelling 
Give Them What They Want Volunteer Satisfaction & Retention through Goals

For more information about this year's conference, please click the following link: 2017 Annual Conference

Do you need a scholarship to attend this year's conference? If so, please click the following link: 2017 COVA Scholarship Application.docx

We will also be hosting our COVA Awards during the Annual Conference! If you would like to nominate a Volunteer of the Year, COVA Member of the Year, or a Partner/Agency of the year, please click the following link: 2017 COVA Awards Nominations Form


CVA Certification Information

Will this be the year YOU earn the CVA Credential?

The CVA Professional Credential Certified in Volunteer Administration (CVA) is an international professional certification in the field of volunteer resources management. Sponsored by the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (CCVA), this credential recognizes practitioners who meet specified standards as
measured through an examination developed by their peers. Successful candidates who earn the credential may use the designation “CVA.”

How to Begin:                

Visit to download the 2016 CVA Certification Handbook containing complete details and the application form.

Questions? Contact CCVA at 804-794-8689 or

If you are interested in joining a CVA Study group in the Atlanta area please contact Louise at


Upcoming events

  • 23 May 2017 8:00 AM Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, 5601 N Allen Rd SE, Mableton, GA 30126
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