2017 Blaine House Conference on Service and Volunteerism

Orono, Maine
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Early Bird Registration Fee and Discounts valid through Sept. 29, 2018!
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2017 Blaine House Conference on Service and Volunteerism
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Eastern Time)

D.P. Corbett Business Building
University of Maine
Flagstaff Road
Orono, Maine 04469
United States

Map and Directions

Registration Closes: Sept. 30 @ Noon.
Late registrants, contact conference organizers using info on right side of screen.
Volunteer Leadership in a Changing World: Are You Ready?

Learn from this year's special guest

Tobi JohnsonTobi Johnson is an international expert and master trainer in volunteer engagement. She is known for her modern thought leadership, highly practical evidence-based strategies, and innovative, "big hat" thinking around engaging, supporting, and acknowledging the work of volunteers. She is the President of Tobi Johnson & Associates, a consulting firm whose mission is to help nonprofit organizations make connections with remarkable volunteers.

She was the Chair for the Certified in Volunteer Administration (CVA) Job Analysis Task Force; responsible for updating the required competencies for the field's only internationally recognized credential. Each year, she also conducts the Volunteer Management Progress Report, a global state-of-the-industry survey. In 2016, over 1,000 professionals from 18 countries participated.

Other guest presenters this year include:
•  Beth Steinhorn, President, JFFixler Group
•  Jennifer Bennett, VolunteerMatch
•  Karmit Bulman, Executive Director, Minnesota Association of Volunteer Administrators
•  Meridian Swift, Blogger/Author, Volunteer Plain Talk

•  Full Fee: $90
Registration covers morning reception, lunch, all sessions and conference materials.
•  "Early Bird" (ends Sept. 30): $75
     •  Additional discounts available to members of PAVA, DOVIA, AVA, VAMM, Franklin VN. Contact group coordinators for codes.
     •  Discount codes for staff, supervisors, and participants in Senior Corps and AmeriCorps available from each program director.
Conference Organizers
•  Maine Commission for Community Service
•  Maine Volunteer Foundation

2017 Conference Planning Committee

•  David Wihry, UMaine Center on Aging   
•  Nichole Ernest, United Way of Tri Valley Area
•  Sue Asselin Hawthorne, Sweetser
•  Maryalice Crofton, Executive Director, Maine Commission for Community Service 
•  Janelle, Wuoristo, United Way of Eastern Maine 
•  Lisa Morin, Director, Bodwell Center, University of Maine
•  Mandela Gardiner, Volunteer Management Consultant
•  Kerrie Keller, UWGP Project Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement

Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • Registration must be paid in full before the conference.

    Payment can be made using credit cards or procurement cards as part of this process.

    If your organization requires that you pay by check please follow these instructions to ensure the payment is processed correctly.

    1. PRINT a copy of the receipt from this site and SEND with your payment. Link to print is on Confirmation page under Actions.

    2. Make checks payable to:

    3. Mail payment to:
         Attn: Treasurer
        111 Sewall St., 105 SHS
         Augusta, ME 04333-0105 
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