2016 Blaine House Conference on Service and Volunteerism

Waterville, Maine
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
2016 Blaine House Conference on Service and Volunteerism
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Eastern Time)

Ayotte Center, Thomas College
180 West River Road
Route 104
Waterville, Maine 04901
United States

Map and Directions

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Registration Closes: October 5 @ Noon.
Late registrants, contact conference organizers using info on right side of screen.
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Asset-based Community Development. Volunteers. Strong Communities. 

What’s the connection? 

Learn from this year's special guest

snowLuther K. Snow, national facilitator, author, and social inventor 

Keynote: "ASSETS: How Engagement Really Works"
Seminar: "Asset Skills and Strategies"


Luther is the creator of Asset Mapping, the inperson method for positive group collaboration that has gone “viral” and spread to over 2.5 million users across the
US, Canada, and places overseas.

Author of three best-selling books on community engagement and voluntary group dynamics, Luther's experience ranges from rural to urban, from health and social services to community economic development, from leadership development to the management of organizational coalitions, and from faith-based work to philanthropy.

Luther has a BA from Harvard and an MBA from the University of Chicago. A rural resident himself, Luther is one of the pioneers of the Positive Rural Development movement.

Other sessions this year cover:
• the link between viable, resilient communities and volunteerism
• the upside for local government agencies that engage citizens
• essential skills for new leaders and staff in volunteer programs
• the challenges of an aging volunteer force
• re-thinking volunteer engagement in an age of scarce cash
• special issues like ethics, conflict management, evaluation, risk management, finances ... and more!

Registration 
•  Full Fee: $90

•  "Early Bird" (ends Sept. 30): $75
     •  Additional discounts available to members of PAVA, DOVIA, AVA, VAMM, Franklin VN. Contact group coordinators for codes.
     •  Senior Corps and AmeriCorps discount codes available from each program director.
 

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