2019 CCOV: Call for Presenters

Call for Presenters!

Have an idea valuable to the volunteer engagement community? Then you're invited to get involved and share your experience.
We are looking for facilitators interested in presenting at the 2019 Colorado Conference on Volunteerism (CCOV), hosted by DOVIA Colorado.

By sharing your time and talents, you are helping attendees be the best volunteer engagement professionals and volunteers they can be, thus elevating our community and our world.

Please share more with us about the session(s) you would like to offer for our audience on October 4, 2019 by filling out our online form. If you are aiming to offer more than one session, please complete one form per session.

All proposals must be received by July 25, 2019.  If you have questions please email doviacolorado@gmail.com

We hope our conference theme inspires you to join us in providing amazing exploration opportunities for all who attend:
Engage.   With ever-shifting political, social and environmental climates, how do we inspire and activate more volunteers to engage in our respective organizations, and in the community at large?

Unite.   We are in this together across organizations and sectors, and between volunteer managers and volunteers. How can we collaborate together to build our capacity, elevate the volunteer engagement profession, and ultimately achieve our missions?

Ignite.   Everyone has a strength to share. Let's ignite the passion and motivation that lies within every volunteer manager and every volunteer to create the world we want to see!

Conference Location:  American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St. Golden, CO 80401

Audience and Program Length:  The conference audience will include representatives from both urban and rural programs and from all types of organizations and program models. This year, we are highly encouraging both volunteer managers/coordinators and volunteers themselves to attend - volunteers are important leaders in improving our volunteer strategies, after all!
We are seeking workshops at the introductory, intermediate and advanced levels. As a workshop presenter, you will need to keep in mind the diversity of the participants and provide information that speaks to volunteer resource managers, program managers, volunteers, researchers and policy makers, or all of the above. Session slots are 60 minutes.

Selection Criteria and Process:  We will select workshops that effectively address the conference theme and concepts through clarity, originality, and practical application. Presenters are asked to provide interactive, hands-on activities that will engage the audience whenever possible. Proposals will undergo a statewide peer review process. The process will take into consideration the selection criteria and factors such as program balance and space availability.

Speakers will be notified by August 14th at the very latest.