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Healthcare Volunteer Services and Retail Operations
Feb. 25, 2010  
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Exploring Employment Trends for Volunteer Insights
from Merrill Associates
Managers of volunteers serve as the human resource professionals for their organization's unpaid staff. While they may not need toknow the specifics of health insurance plans or retirement packages, knowledge of workplace dynamics and trends can be very helpful. The majority of today's volunteers are employed people and the trends and patterns emerging in the workplace hold interesting clues and insights into potential shifts in volunteer programs. More
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AHVRP Recruitment Rewards Program and Campaign

There is still time to participate in the Recruitment Rewards Campaign. This incentive is designed to help expand AHVRP membership and provide personal benefits. As a participant you can look forward to exciting rewards like a free registration to the 2010 Annual Conference in St. Louis, MO and redeemable savings on AHVRP products and services for the AHVRP State Affiliated Group with the highest percentage of new member recruitments by February 28! There are two levels of participation, individual and state. Click here to read more.

Maintaining Communication Linkages with Volunteers
from Volunteer Managent via Energize
Supervising people who work away from your office requires proactive efforts at communication. The main danger is that people will become alienated from the organization and develop an "us versus them" attitude. Consider the following suggestions.  More
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Tips for Recruitment of Youth Volunteers
from The Points of Light Foundation
On-going recruitment is at the heart of any successful volunteer program. Effective recruitment involves knowing who your potential volunteers are, how to reach them, and what you need them to do. The recruitment of youth requires creativity, persistence, and flexibility, but the potential impact of youth volunteers on your organization can be substantial.  More
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Retaining Boomer Volunteers
from The Corporation for National & Community Service
The best way to increase your volunteer base is to retain your current volunteer leaders. Retention is a matter making your volunteers feel successful in the work they are doing and the impact they are helping to achieve. Keeping volunteers engaged will take work throughout the entire volunteer process, and will result in more invested, committed volunteers.  More
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For Businesses That Accept Cards, Tips for Cutting Fees
from The Wall Street Journal
When it comes to credit-card fees, bigger companies have more clout with issuers than small ones. But there are ways to minimize costly processing fees, from negotiating to shopping around. Here are eight tips.  More
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What Strategies Should Retailers Implement to Host a Successful Sale?
from Gift Shop Magazine
As a retailer, the last thing you want is to have your gift store become one of those where discounted goods and clearance events are the status quo. A great way to avoid this is by strategically planning clearance events.  More
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Using Sight and Touch to Enhance Value
from The Sideroad
Value. We often talk about it, but what does it mean? How do ensure that our customers perceive it? Value may be subjective, but the good news is that you can control many of the factors that affect how your customers perceive it.To have an effect on the perception of value, appeal to your customers senses: sight, touch, smell, sound and taste.  More
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AHVRP Annual Conference
Register & Save up to $50

Register by April 1, 2010 and only pay $450.
A savings of $50 on your full conference registration!

Partner with volunteer services administrators, volunteer leaders and retail operations professionals and prepare to increase your job performance by making a commitment to excellence in customer service. Also, gain the knowledge, skills, tools, and connections to lead, represent, and serve more effectively! Get all this and more when you attend the AHVRP Annual Conference and Trade Show geared to provide the resources you need to distinguish your performance in this rapidly changing and challenging healthcare environment.

  • Get away to the historical St. Louis Union Station Marriott, one of the most popular attractions in St. Louis.
  • Get ready to take home best practices and cutting-edge tools for easy implementation in your offices and even at home!
  • Connect hands-on with exhibitors and other AHVRP industry partners who know exactly what you need!
  • Networking with other members is sometimes where the best ideas come from. It's worth the trip just for the networking. Leave the Annual Conference with great business-altering ideas.
  • Smart investment for three days of great sessions, phenomenal speakers, relevant topics - it's the conference that gives you the biggest bang for your buck!
  • Connect to AHVRP, the premier professional organization dedicated to healthcare volunteer services and retail operations professionals leading, representing, and serving its members who empower volunteers to meet community healthcare needs.

Plan now to attend, "Navigating Our Future Through a Changing Frontier," from September 30-October 3, 2010 at the St. Louis Union Station Marriott in St. Louis, MO.

Postmarked by 04/01/2010 - $450
Postmarked by 08/02/2010 - $475
Postmarked after 08/02/2010 - $500
Postmarked by 04/01/2010 - $575
Postmarked by 08/02/2010 - $600
Postmarked after 08/02/2010 - $625

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