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COVID-19 INFORMATION

Past Conferences

The 2021 Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning was held February 8  through February 9 as a virtual event.

For the 2021 Conference Program Guide, click here.

Any provided presentations and handouts from the sessions are included below.

Monday, February 8-General Sessions

Workshop Session #1 

A Guide to Writing Successful Proposals for Service-Learning Grants Presentation

Volunteerism in the Pandemic and After Presentation

Remember the Member: Building Member Agency, Leadership and Recognition Presentation

Workshop Session #2

Showing Up for Service: Intent vs Impact Handout

TN Fosters Hope - A Collaborative Success Story

Workshop Session #3

#Toto, I Have a Feeling We Aren't in Kansas Anymore Presentation

ALL In: Making Room for Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion in Volunteerism Presentation

You want me to Volunteer Inside a Jail?: Lessons Learned While Launching a Volunteer Program in a Challenging Environment Presentation

Workshop Session #4

NEW START and Taking Care of Ourselves so We Can Serve Others  Presentation

Pivoting in a Pandemic Presentation

Student Track

DEFINE * SEEK. * SERVE

Tuesday, February 9-Higher Education Faculty Track

Serving Virtually in the Online Classroom Presentation

Am I Crazy to Do This? Employing Last Minute Service-Learning Opportunities into a Course Handout

RD2B Tower Gardening Produce Presentation

Can You Teach Diversity? An Exercise in Education and Empowerment via Service-Learning Presentation

Engaging Premier Partners to Promote Community Needs as well as Student Project Ideas  Presentation

 

The 2020 Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning was held Sunday February 9 through Tuesday, February 11 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. 

For the 2020 Conference Program Guide, click here.

2020 Presentation Materials:

All currently available presentations are posted below. Additional conference materials will be posted soon.

An Interdisciplinary Approach in Service-Learning and Community Partnership Through STEAM

Collaborating For Success

 CSR Program Data and Measurement

How to Fundraise and Friendraise

IPARDE Booster Shot

Service-Learning Demystified: Practical Tools and Examples for Expanding or Enhancing your Program

Improving Civic Engagement with Wikipedia: Educating Others as Service-Learning

Re-Centering Community: Human-Centered Design as an Innovative Approach to Community Development  

 

2020 Conference Sponsors and Partners

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The 2019 Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning was held Sunday February 10 through Tuesday, February 12 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. 

For the 2019 Conference Program Guide, click here. 

2019 Presentation Materials:

All currently available presentations are posted below. 

Best Practices for Leveraging Your Business Model for Good! (Corporate Social Responsibility Track)

Presenter: Disney Petit, Postmates

Collaboration & Partnership Matters! How to Have a Successful and Impactful National Day of Service

Presenters: Andrea Hill, Leadership Memphis &  Angela Hill, Shelby County Government

Community Action: Progressing Toward Real Change

Presenters: Haley Harris, Clayton Jelsma, Shriya Karam, Hannah Laibinis, Cyntasia Palmer, Katelyn Starks, Aerial Towles, University School of Nashville

Consistency in Content: Getting Your Organization Noticed Through Social Media and Branding

Presenter:  Matthew Gabb, CAC Beardsley Community Farm

Daniel Horgan Keynote

Developing Strong Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships

Presenters: Rich Maiore, President, Rocket Social Impact & Sloane Lucas, Executive Director Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Foundation/Cracker Barrel Cares, & Abby Robinson Graves,Community Engagement Director, Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation

“Make a Date” – Interactive Games to Get to Know Your Volunteers, Staff and Co-Workers

Presenter: Sidney Schuttrow, Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability

No Allergies to “Dot Com” For These Cyber Seniors

Presenter: Savitha Pinnepalli, Chattanooga State Community College

Service-Learning and Community Engagement: A Solution for Meeting Community Needs

Presenters: Carmelita Dotson, Sasha Fallon, Ariana Postlethwait, Middle Tennessee State University

Why Certify? Certified in Volunteer Administration vs. Certified Administrator of Volunteer Services

Presenter: Andrea Hill, Leadership Memphis

The 2018 Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning was held Sunday March, 11 through Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. 

For the 2018 Conference Program Guide, click here

2018 Presentation Materials:

Any available presentation materials are posted below.

Building Sustainable Community Partnerships

Presenter: Ebony Lott, Tennessee State University Extension

Intergenerational Volunteer Management

Presenter: Sidney Schuttrow, Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability

Mission and Message: Growing a Great Volunteer Organization from the Ground Up

Presenter: Emily Gonzalez, UT/TSU Extension Knox County

Passion Into Action

Presenters: Haley Harris, Elijah Hong, Jaran Huggins, Hannah Laibinis, Shriya Karam, Cyntasia Palmer,
Katelyn Starks, Aerial Towles, University School of Nashville

Volunteerism in a Digital-Oral World: Telling Compelling Stories that Preserve Community Dignity

Presenter: Adam Buzard, CASA Nashville

What You Gain & What You Give: Volunteer Matching and Effective Community Partnerships

Presenter: Nicole Fernandez, CAC AmeriCorps - Bridge Refugee Services

Youth Leadership:  Making a Difference Through Policy and Dance!

Presenters: Valerie Littleton, Dickson County High School Sarah Creasy, Alyssa Hyberger, Paige Kauppi, Ansley Mattingly, Ryan Perkins, Caitlin Pierce, Austin Travis, Kaycee Ward, Youth Leadership Dickson County High School Students