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9/5/2018​Lights of Hope – We need volunteers in the D.C. area.

Are you in Washington, D.C.? Do you know of any volunteers or volunteer groups in the D.C. area?  We need your support to help ACS CAN with the Lights of Hope ceremony on Tuesday, September 25.

ACS CAN will be honoring and remembering those who have been touched by cancer, during the Lights of Hope ceremony in Washington, D.C. Lights of Hope luminaria bags bearing the names of those touched by cancer will line the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting pool in an experience to fight back against cancer.

Volunteers will be placing and lighting 25,000+ luminaria bags, directing foot traffic, and guiding people to the ceremony.  Volunteer times are available all day on September 25, starting at 8:30am through the end of the event after dusk.  Volunteer groups are welcome as well. 

Interested volunteers can sign-up at www.acscan.org/LOHVolunteer

For more information please contact Rachael Eerdmans at 616.551.4036

Apply here!
7/20/2018Learning & Development Series - Change Savvy Webinars
How do you approach change? Volunteers are the heart and soul of our organization.  Strengthening the critical volunteer staff partnership is key to any successful event or program.  On the Volunteer Learning Center volunteers can access a variety of self-paced trainings, resources and can sign up for a virtual instructor led session.  Sessions are hosted monthly and are facilitated by volunteer trainers on the National Volunteer Training Team. 

Sign up today to learn more about being a change agent!

Sessions open for: 

Tuesday, July 24 th, 2018 -  6:30pm - 8:00pm EST
Monday, August 20th, 2018 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm EST
Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 - 10:00pm - 11:30pm EST

Change Savvy: Joins this webinar to understand why buisness change is constant and what you cand do to succeed. Learn more about the stages of organizational and personal change, hot to support yourslef and others, and strategize about how to thrive.

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How can a powerful story save lives? Volunteers are at the heart and soul of our organization and their stories are the result of their impact at the American Cancer Society. On the Volunteer Learning Center volunteers can access a variety of self-paced trainings, resources and can sign up for a virtual instructor led session.  Sessions are hosted monthly and are facilitated by volunteer trainers on the National Volunteer Training Team. 

Sign up today for these new opportunity to share your story!

Sessions open for:

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 - 7pm -  8:30pm EST
Monday, September 24th, 2018 - 10pm - 11:30pm EST


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7/20/2018Learning & Development Series - The Working Partnership Agreement Webinar

​Volunteers are the heart and soul of our organization.  Strengthening the critical volunteer staff partnership is key to any successful event or program.  On the Volunteer Learning Center volunteers can access a variety of self-paced trainings, resources and can sign up for a virtual instructor led session.  Sessions are hosted monthly and are facilitated by volunteer trainers on the National Volunteer Training Team.  

Sign up today for this amazing learning opportunity! 

Sessions open for:

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 - 9:00pm - 10:30pm EST
Thursday, July 26 th, 2018 -  5:00pm - 6:30pm EST
Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm EST
Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 12noon - 1:30pm EST


The Working Partnership Agreement: This session will give volunteers a chance to be a “fly on the wall” for a partnership agreement discussion. A partnership agreement is a basis of a great relationship between volunteers and staff. If done well, is a living, working document that changes and develops throughout your time in a role

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