The County of Maui Volunteer Center and the Network of Volunteer Leaders (NOVL) will sponsor the 2013 Annual Volunteer Conference: "The Changing Landscape of Volunteer Leaders - Advocates, Innovators and Motivators," on Oct. 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at King Kamehameha Golf Club in Wailuku.
The keynote speaker and special presenter at this event, Hawai'i's largest gathering of volunteer and service leaders, will be Susan J. Ellis, nationally recognized for her expertise in volunteer management and president of Energize Inc., a training, consulting and publishing firm that specializes in volunteerism.
This conference will provide attendees the opportunity to meet with Ellis and network with other volunteer leaders, managers, board members, and others who play a significant role in leading and managing volunteers.
Susan J. Ellis, nationally recognized for her expertise in volunteer management, will be the keynote speaker at “The Changing Landscape of Volunteer Leaders - Advocates, Innovators and Motivators.”
A pre-conference volunteer service day will be hosted by the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, from 9 to 11 a.m. Volunteers will spend the morning at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens getting to know about Maui Nui's native Hawaiian plants as they help beautify the garden and nursery.
Event organizers would like to thank the businesses that are generously supporting this conference: County of Maui, Tri Isle Resource and Development Council Inc., Volunteer Resource Center of Hawai'i, Nutrition and Physical Activity Coalition of Maui County, Technology Aloha, Gazebo Inc., The Lahaina Cruise Company, Kahului Florist, UFO Parasail, Ali'i Nui, Honu Seafood & Pizza, Mala Ocean Tavern and CrimmCo Social LLC.
The registration deadline is Oct. 14.
For registration and additional conference information, go to www.hawaiivolunteerconference.com or contact Conference Chairperson Wendy Stebbins, Maui Volunteer Center coordinator, at (808) 276-7733.