Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Room #004 Anheuser-Busch Hall/ABH (on the UMSL north campus)

Ask any volunteer coordinator what their biggest challenges are, and these topics will inevitably come up! From recruiting volunteers to managing challenging volunteers, our roster of local volunteer management experts will provide best practices to help tackle your top concerns. Facilitated by Katelind Hosie, MVMA President and Lead Volunteer Center Manager for the United Way of Greater St. Louis, this fast-paced day of speakers will give attendees practical strategies that they can apply to their own volunteer programs.

Topics and speakers:

  • Dealing with “problem” volunteers – Karen Englert, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis
  • Volunteer training best strategies – Stephanie Moreland, Circle of Concern
  • Volunteer Recruitment – Stephanie McCreary, Oasis
  • Special population volunteers – Curtis Parsons, Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Creative ways to engage volunteers – Jessa Glick, Easter Seals


Karen Englert is the Director of Resource Development at Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County.

Stephanie Moreland is the Director of Volunteers & Special Events at Circle of Concern and an active member of MVMA.

Stephanie McCreary is the RSVP Grant Manager at Oasis and serves as Secretary on the MVMA Board of Directors.

Curtis Parsons is the Manager of Visitor Operations and Volunteers at MOBOT’s Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House and an active member of MVMA.

Jessa Glick is the Director of Government Relations & Community Engagement at Easter Seals Midwest and serves as Strategic Vice President on the MVMA Board of Directors.

Registration fee: $80 ($60 for MVMA members with the promo code. Members who need the code may contact 

Attendance at this class will count as six hours of credit toward the Nonprofit Management & Leadership Program’s Chancellor’s Certificate in Volunteer Management. In order to obtain this noncredit chancellor’s certificate, individuals must enroll in, and complete, 16 or more hours of training in classes and/or events that are produced as part of the collaboration between Metropolitan Volunteer Management Association (MVMA) and the NPML program.

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