2017 Volunteer Training Conference and Recognition Reception

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK TRAINING CONFERENCE &
VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION RECEPTION


WEDNESDAY, April 26, 2017
Double Tree By Hilton Hotel
225 Water St., Binghamton

AGENDA AT A GLANCE
Part 1: TRAINING CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP OFFERINGS

12:45-1:25 p.m.: Registration
1:25-1:30 p.m.: Welcome & Speaker Introduction
1:30 -1:50 p.m.: Kick-Off Speaker: Jennifer Conway, President and CEO of the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce
2:05-3:20 p.m. First Block of Three Workshops
3:20-3:30 Break with Coffee & Tea
3:35- 4:50 p.m. Second Block of three Workshops
4:55 p.m.: Conference Ends

Part 2: VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION RECEPTION


5:00- 6:30 p.m.:Volunteer Recognition Reception
The Volunteer Recognition Reception will be held to celebrate service members, volunteers, organizations and staff that support volunteers and all who give back to their communities.

 

WORKSHOP OFFERINGS


•    The Food Security Sector: A Case Study of Volunteer Management Panel, with Amelia LoDolce, VINES; Mike Leahy, CHOW, Jennifer Burbank, Food Bank of the Southern Tier and Christian DiRado-Owens of Binghamton Food Rescue and Food and  Health Network
Best suited for new volunteer coordinators


•    Legalities of Volunteering Panel,( Employment Law and Insurance matters,)with Peter Andrew, President and CEO of Council Services Plus (CS Plus), an insurance brokerage and Theresa Levine, Esq., an Associate at Tully Rinckey, PLLC
Best suited for volunteer coordinators with 5+ years of experience


•    Volunteer Engagement From Beginning to End, with presenter Glenna W. Croy, Director of Volunteer Services, Rescue Mission Alliance, Syracuse, Auburn, Binghamton and Ithaca
Best suited for new volunteer coordinators

•    Life After AmeriCorps- Creating a Personal Brand, with presenter Christina Whitney, Director, the Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development, University of Scranton
This workshop is geared toward AmeriCorps and VISTA members as well as anyone looking to update their brand


•    Best Practices in Managing Long-Term Volunteers Panel, with Franklin Sears of the Baden-Powell Council, Boy Scouts of America; Al Vos, Collegiate Professor, Hinman College, Binghamton University and Joan Sprague, Broome County Office For Aging
Best suited for new volunteer coordinators


•    Using Marketing and Public Relations to Improve Your Volunteer Program Panel, with Alison Handy Twang and Laura Reindl from Binghamton University’s Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and Jesse Wells of SUNY Broome’s Enrollment Management Office
Best suited for volunteer coordinators with 5+ years of experience
 

Registration for the Volunteer Training Conference and Recognition Reception is now closed.

Please contact Joni Kaiser with questions or for more information