Offering workshops in best practices for organizations, agencies, and groups who work with volunteers.

HOLIDAY INN, DOWNTOWN BINGHAMTON, 2-8 HAWLEY STREET, BINGHAMTON

TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2018
1:00pm to 6:45pm

AGENDA AT A GLANCE

1:00-1:25pm – Registration- Carousel Room

1:25-1:30pm – Welcome & Speaker Introduction- Carousel Room

1:30-1:55 pm – Kick-Off Speaker: Dr. Francis L. Battisti- Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer at the State University of New York at Broome Community College

2:05-3:20 pm – First Block of Three Workshops (Johnson City, Binghamton, & Southern Tier Rooms)

3:20-3:30 pm – Break with Coffee and Hot Tea

3:35-4:50 pm – Second Block of Three Workshops (Johnson City, Binghamton, & Southern Tier Rooms)

4:55 pm – Conference Ends

5:00- 6:45pm – Volunteer Recognition Reception in Carousel Room

WORKSHOP OFFERINGS (SIX SESSIONS OF 75 MINUTES EACH)

Sessions #1-3: 2:05 – 3:20 pm

1. Jumping through the Legal Hoops of Starting Up a Non-Profit – Southern Tier Room

Andrew Marietta, VP Regional Development, NYCON (New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc.)
Best suited for new volunteer coordinators

2. Using Social Media and Your Website to Recruit Volunteers – Binghamton Room
Ben Giordano, Founder of FreshySites and
Giovanna Bernardo, Community Engagement Manager at FreshySites
Best suited for new volunteer coordinators

3. Legal Issues, Part 1: 75 Minutes of Employment Law Tips & Tricks – Johnson City Room

Best suited for anyone who manages staff or volunteers is encouraged to attend

Sessions #4-6: 3:55-4:50 pm

4. Legal Issues, Part 2: Volunteer Board of Director Fiduciary Responsibilities and Volunteer Releases – Johnson City Room
Dawn J. Lanouette, Partner, Hinman, Howard & Kattell and
Ryan M. Mead, Partner, Hinman, Howard & Kattell
Best suited for volunteer coordinators with 5+ years of experience

5. Life After Americorps, Creating a Personal Brand – Binghamton Room
Christina M. Whitney, Director, The Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development, University of Scranton
Best suited for Americorps and VISTA members, as well as anyone looking to update their brand

6. Best Practices for Engaging College Student Volunteers and Interns – Southern Tier Room
Alison Handy Twang, Associate Director, Binghamton University’s Center for Civic Engagement (CCE); and Cassie Spencer, Career Consultant, Fleishman Center for Career & Professional Development, Binghamton University

Best suited for new volunteer coordinators

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED FOR THE 2018 ANNUAL VOLUNTEER CONFERENCE AND RECEPTION.

Annual National Volunteer Week Training Conference and Volunteer Recognition Reception

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