– Inspirations –

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."

- Dr. Seuss

Is Your Nonprofit Looking for the Secrets to Finding and Retaining Loyal Volunteers?

Join your fellow nonprofit representatives for lunch and to learn best practices for recruiting and retaining volunteers for your organization.  Gain tangible insights on volunteer recruitment, training and retention so you can provide a rewarding experience for those valuable volunteers who not only support you with extra hands but also provide valuable PR impact in the community. We will also be discussing the potential positive affects of utilizing individuals with disabilities in your volunteer program!

Our Presenters


Ann Healing, Director of  Volunteer and Church Engagement at Breakthrough. Ann leads their volunteer program consisting of over 2000 volunteers a year.  Breakthrough is a nonprofit that serves youth and families who live in East Garfield Park, as well as adults who are experiencing homelessness.  She has over 15 years of experience leading, managing, and training staff and volunteers in the non-profit sector.

Barbara Tubekis, Executive Director, The Volunteer Center (VC). Barb has been director since 1994 and in coordination with board and staff members of the VC, she has managed a full service volunteer program for over 15,000 individuals and service groups looking for meaningful opportunities with its growing list of nonprofit partners (currently 155+). Through its website, five annual Service Days, trainings and recognition of exceptional volunteers, the VC is a valuable resource that inspires volunteerism. Barb has lead workshops on volunteer management and served on the Serve Illinois Commission for eight years.

Tricia Luzadder, Ventures Program Manager, Search, Inc. Tricia oversees two social enterprises of Search, Inc, a long-standing service provider to adults with disabilities.  No Boundaries, Train for Work/Train for Life, is a program designed to build essential skills for the 21st century for transitioning teens and adults with disabilities who are interested in employment. Jjslist.com is a disability awareness website under which the Hop on the Bus to Independence and  Disability Awareness Trainings fall.

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Nonprofit Volunteer Management Workshop

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 12:30-2:30pm Winnetka Community House Garden Room 620 Lincoln Avenue Winnetka
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    Volunteer Center Member Nonprofits will enjoy a members-only rate of $35 per person, or $30 per person for 2 or more attendees from the same nonprofit. Non-VC members are welcome as well, at a rate of $60 per person, or $50 per person for 2 or more attendees from the same nonprofit. The non-member registration price includes your enrollment as a VC Nonprofit Partner with full benefits. To learn more about the benefits of becoming a VC Nonprofit Partner or to enroll, please contact us for more information.