Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Mark Your Calendars...

ADVR's first meeting of the 2011 - 2012 year will take place on September 21st 2011 at 8:00 a.m.!

Please note that this is a week later than normal. We apologize for any confusion. Further monthly meetings will return to the second Wednesday of each month as usual in October.

We are also excited to announce that we are changing our meeting venue!

ADVR will now be holding our monthly meetings at Centre Street Church, located at 3900 2nd Street NE, Calgary, Alberta. A map can be found on our website at http://www.advr.ab.ca/

This is the same venue that hosted our AGM last May. Breakfast will be served at 8:00 a.m. as usual!

Looking forward to seeing you all on September 21st!

Monday, July 18, 2011

It's time to celebrate!

Hello ADVR members! Hope you are all having a wonderful summer! Just wanted to pass on a quick announcement.

As many of you may know, ADVR is celebrating our 40th anniversary over the 2011- 2012 year. The ADVR Executive is in the process of planning some exciting celebrations and activities to celebrate this great milestone, but we're also hoping to get some feedback from members on the types of celebrations they'd like to see.

If you have an idea for a fun event, or if you like to help bring someone else's idea to fruition leave a comment or visit our website to get in touch!

Friday, June 3, 2011

Volunteer Calgary - AGM

Volunteer Calgary is hosting their 2011 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday, June 17th 2011, at Cardel Theater - 180 Quarry Park Blvd. This is a free event to all Volunteer Calgary members, though attendees are asked to please bring a donation for the foodbank.

Registration and a continental breakfast are taking place from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. the program will commence at 9:00 a.m. and last until 11:30 a.m.

On the agenda will be the election of new board members, the approval of financial statements for 2010, the appointment of the 2011 auditors, and the recognition of outgoing board members. The AGM's special guest speaker will be Jocelyne Daw.

To register, email registration@volunteercalgary.ab.ca by June 10, 2011

Audited financial statements can be found on www.volunteercalgary.ab.ca

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Discover your inner Volunteer...

Volunteer Canada has developed a new quiz to help potential Volunteers discover both the issues they would like to support and the type of volunteering they would like to participate in.

I've taken the quiz. It was fun and short. Apparently I'm a groupie Volunteer who thrives on camaraderie, convenience and goal orientated activities. Short-term event related volunteering is my forte.

Take the quiz and find out what drives you at http://www.getinvolved.ca/vquiz/english/index.html

Monday, May 9, 2011

Free Webinar from Volunteer Canada

Building the Bridge: New Strategies to Engage Today's Volunteers:
How New Research and Technologies Link Volunteers and Organizations

Date: Thursday, May 26, 2011
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern

This Webinar is one of many events led by Volunteer Canada to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers. Participants will get a sneak preview of Volunteer Canada's new assessment tool, the Volunteer Quiz (VQ), experience a virtual tour of the new website – Getvolunteering.ca, and learn about the new Get Volunteering Facebook page and app. 

Please confirm your participation by clicking on this link

As the date of the webinar approaches, those who have registered will be sent dial-in information as well as a link in order to view the presentation online.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Got Skills?

Share your knowledge and experience by joining one of ADVR’s many committees!  

This is a great opportunity for ADVR members to further engage in the development of the Volunteer Management profession, and network with other Volunteer Management professionals in the city of Calgary.

We are looking for individuals with a can-do attitude and an enthusiastic nature to join our Planning Committee, Communications Committee and our Membership Committee. These roles will require a commitment of 5 to 6 hours a month.

For more information on joining one of our committees please contact info@advr.ab.ca

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Shifting Gears & Changing Lanes

When: Tuesday, June 14 and Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Where: Shaw Conference Centre (9797 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton , Alberta)
Cost: $185.00 (GST included)

For more information visit http://www.vitalizeconference.ca/

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