Calendar of Events

May
19
Fri
2017 DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference (AFP)
May 19 all-day
May
22
Mon
2017 Southwest National Service Training Conference
May 22 – May 24 all-day
May 22-24, 2017
Phoenix, AZ

Hosted by the Arizona Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism and America's Service Commissions, the 2017 Southwest National Service Training Conference will bring together national service programs from Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Alaska, American Samoa, California, Hawaii, Guam, Idaho, Montana, N. Mariana Islands, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
Visit http://www.nationalservicetraining.org/southwest.html for more details.
May
23
Tue
Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government & Public Service, “Executive Leadership in Nonprofits”
May 23 all-day

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Early Bird Registration for the Executive Leadership in Nonprofits at Texas A&M University, Extended One More Week!

Texas A&M University's Bush School of Government & Public Service
Invites you to, “Executive Leadership in Nonprofits

Register by Wednesday, March 22, 2017 to receive the early bird discount. Program fee includes workshop materials, assessment tools, and most meals! 

Date: Tuesday, May 23 – Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Location: Presidential Conference Center, 1002 George Bush Drive West
College Station, TX 77843

Workshop Presentors: William Brown, Professor & Director of the Nonprofit Management Program; Holly Kasperbauer, Assistant Director of the Public Service Leadership Program; Deborah Kerr, Co-founder and partner at Affintus, Associate Professor of the Practice; and Catherine Cole, Lecturer, Texas A&M University.

Workshop Includes:

  • Principles of Executive Leadership
  • Communication for Executive Leadership: Mentoring & Coaching
  • Understanding Personal Leadership Styles: Myers Briggs Inventory
  • Managing in Diverse Organizations
  • Maximizing Your Leadership Strengths: Strengths Quest

Key Program Benefits:

  • Network and collaborate with nonprofit executives to share experiences and engage in meaningful conversation
  • Engage in critical, decision-making and analyze case scenarios that offer practical advice for solving everyday challenges
  • Enhance ability to develop relationships as a mentor and coach
  • Improve strategic planning to maximize your organization’s effectiveness
  • Identify key ways to manage diverse organizations and develop a dynamic team
  • Increase your knowledge of the roles and structures of boards
  • Develop a deeper understanding of personal leadership style and strengths


Contact Info: The Bush School of Government & Public Service Nonprofit Management Program 4220 TAMU Texas A&M University College Station, Texas 77843-4220 Phone: (979) 862-3195 or Email: BushSchool.NonprofitManagement@tamu.edu. To register go to: http://bush.tamu.edu/nonprofit/outreach/executiveleadership/.

Program Fee: The program fee is $850 for general registration and $750 for early bird registration. The program fee covers workshop materials, assessment tools, and most meals. Travel expenses and lodging are the responsibility of the participant. Payment is due in US dollars upon registration and enrollment will not be guaranteed until payment is received. Attendance requires substantial preparation, thus it is important that you contact us in a timely matter if you must cancel. To receive a full refund of the program fee, notice of cancellation must be received by April 24th, 2017. Participants who cancel after April 24th, 2017 will not receive a refund but may select an acceptable substitute and should inform the program of the change.

May
25
Thu
National Hurricane Preparedness Week
May 25 – May 31 all-day

National Hurricane Preparedness Week is held each year leading up to the beginning of Hurricane Season, which runs June 1 through the end of November.

For more information on how to prepare for a hurricane and tips on how to build a kit, please visit the Hurricane Storm Center, http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes, or http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/prepare/.

Jun
15
Thu
AmeriCorps Texas Bi-Monthly Grantee Call
Jun 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

2015 AmeriCorps Texas Bi-Monthly Calls Schedule

OneStar's portfolio-wide Updates from the Field calls will continue to be held on third Thursdays from 1-2pm Central.

The call-in number will be the same for all calls:

Dial toll-free: 1 (888) 585-9008

Use conference room number: 667882114

The following commands may be used by participants during the conference:

*1        Play menu of features so you know what is available

*2        Mute/Unmute your own line so other people can't hear you talk

*5        Hear the number of callers who are on the conference

*9        Raise Your Hand (when the Moderator has the conference in Lecture Mode)

Jun
19
Mon
Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service
Jun 19 – Jun 21 all-day

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Points of Light's Conference on Volunteering and Service is the largest gathering of volunteer, national service and civic leaders in the world. Each year, thousands of people who care about the future of volunteer service convene in one place – to learn from, share with and get inspired by one another – working together to increase the number of volunteers in the world and the impact of the work they do.

The 2017 conference will be held June 19-21 in Seattle, Washington.

Make plans to join us as we work together to help 21st century volunteers use all their assets – time, talent, voice and money – to build strong, vibrant communities around the world. Join us as we celebrate and shape the future of volunteerism. Visit www.volunteeringandservice.org today!

 

 

Aug
17
Thu
AmeriCorps Texas Bi-Monthly Grantee Call
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

2015 AmeriCorps Texas Bi-Monthly Calls Schedule

OneStar's portfolio-wide Updates from the Field calls will continue to be held on third Thursdays from 1-2pm Central.

The call-in number will be the same for all calls:

Dial toll-free: 1 (888) 585-9008

Use conference room number: 667882114

The following commands may be used by participants during the conference:

*1        Play menu of features so you know what is available

*2        Mute/Unmute your own line so other people can't hear you talk

*5        Hear the number of callers who are on the conference

*9        Raise Your Hand (when the Moderator has the conference in Lecture Mode)

Sep
11
Mon
September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance
Sep 11 all-day

The September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance is the culmination of efforts originally launched in 2002 by the 9/11 nonprofit MyGoodDeed with wide support by the 9/11 community and leading national service organizations. This effort first established the inspiring tradition of engaging in charitable service on 9/11 as an annual and forward-looking tribute to the 9/11 victims, survivors, and those who rose up in service in response to the attacks.

Find volunteer opportunites, register your project, and find resources here!

Sep
30
Sat
National Service Safety Stand Down & America’s PrepareAthon
Sep 30 all-day

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