Governor’s Office of Volunteerism, which is coordinating the conference,
welcomes nonprofit leaders, particularly those who manage volunteers, as well
as Board members and volunteers affiliated with the broad range of public and
private nonprofit, faith-based and community organizations throughout New
Jersey. Volunteer leaders in college or
high school are also encouraged to attend.
conference will feature a robust corporate track, with workshops targeted
specifically to corporate volunteer program and corporate social
responsibility. The Northern New Jersey
Business Volunteer Council (BVC), sponsored by the Volunteer Center of
County, is coordinating the corporate track. The Conference also
features workshops on volunteer management, skills based volunteerism,
background checks/risk management, emergency response, youth/college
working with veterans, and coordinating large service projects, among
speaker for the conference lluncheon will be Alfred F. Kelly, CEO of the 2014 Super Bowl
Host Committee, who will discuss the legacy of volunteerism presented by the
stellar sports event coming to New Jersey in February, 2014.
Corporate Track luncheon will feature a panel of representatives from Fortune
Magazine’s companies named Best in Social Responsibility, two of which are
members of the Northern New Jersey Business Volunteer Council. Attendees at the general conference luncheon
will hear Lt. Colonel Jerome Hatfield, New Jersey State Police/Deputy
Superintendent of Homeland Security, who will highlight the essential roles
that volunteers and organizations play in disaster preparation and
conference begins with registration and breakfast at 7:30 am; the opening plenary is at 9:00 am, and the
last workshop ends mid-afternoon.
The registration fee for nonprofits
is $70; $80 on site.
The registration for students is
Registration for the Corporate Track
is $125; $150 on site.