Portland Area Volunteer Administrators (PAVA) is a professional networking group that meets monthly for casual, early morning meetings. PAVA’s mission is to provide support to, strengthen, and facilitate growth of volunteer managers and their volunteer programs.
Who Should Attend
We welcome individuals who are responsible for working with volunteers and/or managing volunteer programs. PAVA meetings offer a great opportunity to share ideas, expand resources and discuss challenges. Our collective experiences can help you brainstorm and develop new ideas and skills.
Monthly meetings with exciting and helpful topics including: managing personal and work stress, selling your staff & organization on the value of volunteers, navigating difficult situations, demonstrating outcomes, and more.
Regular training opportunities covering a variety of topics including utilizing the VolunteerME Greater Portland recruitment website, writing volunteer position descriptions, and developing a successful plan for volunteer recruitment and retention.
Opportunities to network and share information about current events and resources.