2014 Annual Conference - Step Up Your Game: Maximize the Potential of Your Volunteers

  • 25 Mar 2014
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

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2014 COVA Annual Conference

Step Up Your Game: Maximize the Potential
of Your Volunteers

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Location: Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

(parking is free)

 

8:30am - 4 pm

 


**Schedule Details**


8:30 am - 9:45 am: Registration 

Continental breakfast

 

9:45 am - 10 am: Welcome & Announcements

10 am – 10:30 am: General Session

Keynote Speaker: Brenda Strozier, Former CEO, Executive ~ Girl Scouts


10:30 am - 10:45 am: Transition

10:45 am - 11:45 am: Workshop Session #1 

· GEMS Model of Volunteer Administration 
Speaker: Shirley Cruz, Manager of Volunteer Support, Recognitions, Resolutions, Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta 

· Generating Excitement 
Speaker: Zakiya Kyles, Founder, Queenly and Confident

· Volunteer Management: The Corporate Perspective 
Speakers: Kristina Christy, Director, Corporate Responsibility, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Shannon Coursey, Coordinator, Community Relations, AutoTrader.com
    Wakeeta Rosser, Community Relations, Gas South 


11:45 am - 12 pm: Transition to Lunch

12 pm - 1 pm: LUNCH

1 pm - 1:15 pm: Transition


1:15 pm - 2:15 pm: Workshop Session #2 

· Evaluating Volunteers: Who, Why, When, How? 
Speaker: Mickey Desai, President, Nonprofit Snapshot

· Social Media Photography & Privacy Laws
Speaker: Deanna Anderson, Junior League of Atlanta

· Branding Your Programs to Attract Volunteers
Speaker: Rory T. Edwards, Founder, Edwards Education 

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm:  Transition


2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Workshop Session #3 

· Fund Development
Speaker: Vonda Malbrough, Director of Development, North Fulton Community Charities

· Volunteer Recognition and Rewards
Speaker: Lisa Jones, Executive Director, HouseProud Atlanta, Inc.

· Be Informed: Why Volunteer Screening is so Important
Speaker: Patrick Kennedy, Vice President of Sales, InfoMart


3:30 - 3:45 pm: Transition to Conference Closing


3:45 pm-4:00 pm: Closing Remarks

 

SILENT AUCTION

  PRESENTING SPONSOR:
GAS SOUTH
BRONZE SPONSOR:
GAVA