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Volunteer Administrator of the Year Named!

November 7, 2014 The Honorable Rick Brinkley, Oklahoma State Senate, District 34, kicked off the 7th Annual Conference on Volunteerism and Service, 9a, Friday, November 7, 2014. Expert faculty shared insights ranging from ethics in volunteerism, social media, and rallying employees as volunteers. Lunch included pinning Tracy Grace, CVA, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Oklahoma's newest professional who achieved Certification in Volunteer Administration. Celebration of International Volunteer Managers Day was extended through recognition of nominees for Volunteer Administrator of the Year:
    • Dawn Barrick, Child Abuse Network
    • Kathy Dobson, TARC
    • Susan Hall, DIRECTV
  • Lisa Laughrey, CVA, Tulsa Zoo Management, Inc.
2013 Volunteer Administrator of the Year Margie Crossno (left, in photo) presented Lisa Laughrey, CVA, the 2014 Volunteer Administrator of the Year!

Verified Volunteers offers additional background screening option!

October 6, 2014 Verified Volunteers and Volunteer Tulsa bring online option to our community. Read the media release!

Volunteer Administrator of the Year Nominations Open!

August 1, 2014 Nominate your favorite volunteer administrator to recognize outstanding leaders in civic engagement, those who manage the invaluable resources of volunteers. Whether paid professionals of volunteer staff, themselves, working full- or part-time, they are advocates and influencers in volunteerism.

Download Nomination Guidelines and Form, .pdf, or Nomination Form with fill-in fields, Word.doc. to submit by 4pm, October 3, 2014.

Call for Presenters/Faculty!

February 11, 2014 Share your expertise and experiences by being a faculty member for ServiceUnites!, the 7th Annual Conference on Volunteerism and Service, November 8, 2014. Click for Presenter/Faculty Guidelines.Deadline midnight, March 3, 2014.

Celebrate Volunteers!

February 3, 2014 Deadline to honor the people who impact our community every day! Volunteer Tulsa's Recognition Program invites nominations of volunteers as Change Agents through 4pm, Monday, February 3. Download Guidelines and Nominations forms as PDF or Word with fill-in fields.

See previous honorees and A License to Change 2013 details.

Local Volunteers Serve More!

January 10, 2014 Volunteer trends and figures were recently released by The Corporation for National and Community Service. Volunteering and Civic Life in America 2013 revealed that Tulsa had an average volunteer rate of 28.4%, compared to Oklahoma city's 26.3% and the national average of 26.5%. Tulsa-area volunteers also showed an average 36.1 service hours annually per resident--up from 31.4 hours--compared with the national average of 32.4 hours per resident.

Read the release and more on this most comprehensive annual collection of information on volunteering and civic life.

Check out Points of Light's Economic Impact of Volunteers Calculator!

Volunteers Featured on Tulsa's Channel 8!

January 6-10, 2014 Looking to do "more good" this year? Good Day Tulsa hosts interviewed Partner Organizations' representatives and volunteers this week as part of a New Year, New You initative. Check out video clips!
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Celebrate Volunteers!

January 1, 2014 Honor the people who impact our community every day! Volunteer Tulsa's Recognition Program invites nominations of volunteers as Change Agents through February 3. Download Guidelines and Nominations forms as PDF or Word with fill-in fields.

See previous honorees and A License to Change 2013 details.