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Annual Meeting: Shorter Term Volunteers

November 5, 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Augustana Lutheran Church, West St. Paul, MN

Come to the MAVA 2015 Annual Meeting to explore how to get on top of the trend of volunteers making shorter time commitments. You will hear the release of results of a recent MAVA survey and focus groups on volunteers making shorter commitments and learn strategies on how to respond to this trend. A panel of MAVA members will share their experiences with this trend and you will explore with your colleagues the strategies that are working to address it.

Keynote: Molly Frendo, State Program Director, Volunteer Systems, University of Minnesota Extension's Center for Youth Development


  • Mary Bachman, Director of Volunteer Resources, Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis
  • David Miller, Director of Volunteer Programs, Neighbors, Inc. 
  • Janene Riedeman, Director, Volunteer Services, St. Cloud Hospital
  • Garrett Zaffke, Volunteer Coordinator, Dakota County


 8:45 – 9:30 AM Registration, Breakfast and Networking, Raffle Opens
 9:30 – 11:30 AM Program
 11:30 – 11:50 AM Break
 11:50 AM – 12:25 PM  Annual Excellence Awards Ceremony
 12:25 – 1:00 PM  Lunch, Raffle Drawing
 1:15 – 2:00 PM MAVA Annual Business Meeting

Thank you to the F.R. Bigelow Foundation for support for the shorter term volunteering initiative in the East Twin Cities Metro area!

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Meeting Slides