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Advocacy Strategies for the Volunteer Management Professional with Adam Janes, CVA and Chrissy Borseth, CVA

  • April 18, 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual
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 The PAVRO Professional Development Team is Proud to Present:

Advocacy Strategies for the Volunteer Management Professional with Adam Janes, CVA and Chrissy Borseth, CVA

Thursday, April 18 at 12:00 PM ET  

Session Information:

1. Importance of advocacy in volunteer management

2.Understanding your advocacy landscape

3. Recognizing challenges

4.Stats and stories

Presenter Bio:
 

Adam Janes, CVA (he/him). Adam is a passionate not-for-profit leader with a heart for advocacy, volunteerism and community building.

Adam is currently the Coordinator of Volunteer Resources at the Ottawa Food Bank, the Vice President of VPMC (Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada), and Co-Chair of OLV (Ottawa Leaders of Volunteers).
Adam has also written/contributed to Engage Journal, CCVA (www.cvacert.org), Volunteer Canada, VMPC, Volunteer Ottawa and Beyond the Bake Sale and works with dozens of organizations on their volunteer management practices.
He lives in Ottawa (the unceded land of the Algonquin/Anishinaabe people) with his amazing wife and three wonderful teens.

Chrissy Borseth, CVA, Chair, Advocacy & Professional StandardsVolunteer Coordinator , City of Abbotsford, Abbotsford, BC

Chrissy has been working in the community engagement field for more than 30 years and is currently the Volunteer Coordinator for the City of Abbotsford. Beginning as a lifeguard in several community centres, she grew a desire to engage children and families in recreation and community activities that bring people together. She studied sociology at Trinity Western University, is a certified Early Childhood Educator and holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Royal Roads University. Her passion for engagement extends to the many organizations she has and continues to volunteer with locally as well as nationally. Currently Chrissy sits on the Board as the Chair of Advocacy & Professional Standards for the Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada. She is an immense supporter  and advocate of community engagement through volunteerism both as a career and within her personal life.

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