Promoting Professional Volunteer Resource Management

A few of our past topics:

Screening Beyond Police Checks

LGBTQ and Inclusion in Volunteer

Volunteer Recognition

Social Media in Promotion and Communication with Volunteers 

Volunteer Management Courses and Certification Options

AGM- -Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement

KAAAV Strategic Plan

Accessibility Legislation and Best Practices

Advocating for the Profession

New Year's Breakfast: Set Your Goals

Engaging Volunteers who are Blind or Partially Sighted

Staff and Volunteer Relations

Balancing Our Roles and Priorities

Student Volunteers: Challenges and Benefits 
AGM Current Trends in Volunteer Management

KAAAV Bursary Recipients' Presentation

Leadership Volunteers: Role Definition, Recruitment and Support 

Dealing with Challenging Volunteers

Risk Management and Liability in Volunteer Programs


  • meetings begin at 9 AM sharp*
  • light refreshments provided
  • agenda and minutes pre-circulated via email
  • meeting locations change each month as different KAAAV members take a turn hosting the meeting and providing refreshments
  • venues are accessible
  • members are welcome to bring a guest
  • RSVP is required, in order to ensure sufficient seating and refreshments

    *our Annual General Meeting (AGM) is often held in the afternoon and on a Friday (varies)

Meetings run from 9:00 until 11 AM and typically follow this format:

9:00 to 9:05      = Introductions
9:05 to 10:05    = Feature Presentation
10:05 to 10:30  = KAAAV Executive Business
10:30 to 11:00  = Networking & Information Sharing

Monthly Meeting Dates

  • Meetings start at 9 A.M. unless otherwise noted
  • Regular meetings for 2023-2024 will be a mix of in person and on Zoom. You can also join in person meetings on Zoom and we will have a meeting Owl. For topics check out monthly meetings in the Events tab. 
Thursday, September 14, 2023 (in person)
Thursday, October 12, 2023 (on Zoom) 
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 (in person)
Thursday, December 14, 2023 (on Zoom)









Key Dates

International Volunteer Managers Day  5 November, 2023


UN International Volunteer Day  5 December, 2023


National Volunteer Week  16 - 22 April, 2023


PAVRO Conference May 11-12, 2023


VMPC  Conference TBD