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January 2019

Free

WRIR Hosts: Women In Audio workshop & open house

January 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

FREE workshop! Women are rocking at WRIR, Richmond Independent Radio! Come and meet WRIR’s volunteers who are station audio engineers, show hosts and producers, board operators and technicians. You’ll rotate through hands-on workshops covering journalism, video, audio editing, field recording, live sound engineering. When: Saturday, January 26th, 10 am – 3:00 pm Where: WRIR-LP 97.3 FM, 1621 B West Broad Street, upstairs. Richmond, VA 23220 Who: Women, non-conforming folks About WRIR FM: WRIR LP 97.3 FM, a nonprofit, listener-supported radio…

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March 2019

Free

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Volunteer Information Session

March 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Could you be the voice of a child? Richmond Court Appointed Special Advocates is currently in need of volunteers to serve children in our community. Please join Richmond CASA for an information session. You will have the opportunity to learn how CASA volunteers advocate for the best interests of children who have been abused or neglected. Two current volunteers will be there to speak about their experiences and answer questions. RSVP by March 11 to heather.farber@richmondgov.com or 804-646-5180. CASAs are…

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Free

15th Annual Youth Peace Summit

March 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Day-long, free conference for Richmond area teens. The summit will feature 90-minute breakout workshops for groups of about 12-15 teen participants. Morning workshops will be held from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Afternoon workshops are scheduled from 2 -3:30 p.m. The summit will emphasize understanding, cooperation and collaboration among Metro Richmond’s diverse populations of young people. There will also be an opening session focused on confronting Virginia’s history of racism and injustice, and performances by talented young musicians, dancers and poets. Lunch…

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June 2019

Free

Richmond CASA Recruitment Happy Hour

June 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join us to learn more about the Richmond Court Appointed Special Advocate program. It’s an informal event, so feel free to stop by anytime between 6:00-7:30 pm. Enjoy a beer, while discussing the CASA volunteer role with current CASA volunteers and CASA staff. We will be providing snacks. Please invite your friends, family members, coworkers, or anyone else who may be interested in volunteering. CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to advocate for children who have been abused or…

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Free

Pride At Work

June 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - June 13, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Join us for the second LGBTQ Career Week including workshops, roundtable discussions, a job fair, and networking event. Learn how to navigate the workplace as an LGBTQ person and connect you with affirming and equality-minded employers. Cohosted by the Richmond LGBTQ Chamber and Diversity Richmond. Full schedule of events >> http://richmondlgbtqchamber.org/careerweek 6/10, 6-8PM Wear Your Truth: Professional Attire for Gender Expression 6/10, 6-8PM Interview & Resume Workshop 6/11, 6-7:30PM Out At Work Roundtable Discussion 6/12, 10AM-2PM Central Virginia LGBTQ Job…

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July 2019

Free

Lunch and Learn – Abuse Across a Lifetime

July 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for lunch as we explore the impact that trauma has across a lifetime. Hear personal accounts of those who have struggled with traumatic experiences at different stages of life and hear what has helped them heal.

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September 2019

Free

Enhancing Cultural Responsiveness to Latin@ Survivors of Family and Sexual

September 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

FREE Training: Enhancing Cultural Responsiveness to Latin@ Survivors of Family and Sexual Registration is now open for this training, to be held at the Varina Public Library in Henrico Virginia on November 1st, 2019 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. This free training will focus on domestic and sexual violence for Spanish-speaking survivors. Presenters and panelist will include representatives from Casa de Esperanza, Latinos in Virginia Empowerment Center, VCU SETI Program (Spanish English Translation Interpretation Certificate), as well as other…

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Free

Equitable Decision-Making & Community Engagement Training | For Nonprofits

September 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

DESIGNED FOR NONPROFIT, PHILANTHROPIC, HIGHER EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS. Most organizations — from nonprofits to business — are trying to solve a problem. By listening to and engaging the people most affected by the problem, we believe organizations will find solutions to those problems more quickly. Virginia Community Voice offers organizational leaders a simple framework for how to equitably make decisions, and engage people directly impacted by community programs, investments, and policy-making. In these two-hour introductory trainings, participants will: Learn…

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Free

CARE Talks – What are addiction solutions?

September 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We have partnered with Hanover County CSB and Hanover Cares to bring some addiction solutions to Hanover. There will be 8 speakers educating the audience about forms of solutions for our addiction epidemic in VA.

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October 2019

Free

Equitable Decision-Making & Community Engagement Training | For Corporate & Philanthropy

October 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

DESIGNED FOR NONPROFIT, PHILANTHROPIC, HIGHER EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS. Most organizations — from nonprofits to business — are trying to solve a problem. By listening to and engaging the people most affected by the problem, we believe organizations will find solutions to those problems more quickly. Virginia Community Voice offers organizational leaders a simple framework for how to equitably make decisions, and engage people directly impacted by community programs, investments, and policy-making. In these two-hour introductory trainings, participants will: Learn…

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Free

Spiritual Abuse – Community Lunch and Discussion

October 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us at Ascend Church as pastor Nick Jenkins shares on the topic of Spiritual Abuse. This is designed to be a highly interactive community event. We will explore issues including being “church hurt”, having scripture used as a weapon in domestic violence, historical abuses of church power, and even sexual abuse by church staff.

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Free

A Discussion on Healthcare

October 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Robin’s Hope as we meet with VCU students training for medical careers for a discussion on healthcare.  We are planning to have the students share ideas on how to best communicate with your health provider as well as to have a time for participants to share what they wish the health community knew, or would do differently.  This is a great opportunity to learn as well as to influence the next generation of healthcare providers.

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Free

Equitable Decision-Making & Community Engagement Training | For Higher Ed.

October 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

DESIGNED FOR NONPROFIT, PHILANTHROPIC, HIGHER EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS. Most organizations — from nonprofits to business — are trying to solve a problem. By listening to and engaging the people most affected by the problem, we believe organizations will find solutions to those problems more quickly. Virginia Community Voice offers organizational leaders a simple framework for how to equitably make decisions, and engage people directly impacted by community programs, investments, and policy-making. In these two-hour introductory trainings, participants will: Learn…

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Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop

October 18, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an eight-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, select interventions and provide initial help, and connect young…

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Free

Equitable Decision-Making & Community Engagement Training | For Government

October 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

DESIGNED FOR NONPROFIT, PHILANTHROPIC, HIGHER EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS. Most organizations — from nonprofits to business — are trying to solve a problem. By listening to and engaging the people most affected by the problem, we believe organizations will find solutions to those problems more quickly. Virginia Community Voice offers organizational leaders a simple framework for how to equitably make decisions, and engage people directly impacted by community programs, investments, and policy-making. In these two-hour introductory trainings, participants will: Learn…

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November 2019

2019 Virginia Oral Health Summit

November 7, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 3:30 pm

The 2019 Virginia Oral Health Summit on November 7 in Richmond, VA will explore the intersection of oral health and overall health, from oral health’s impact on health outcomes to the role social and environmental factors play in our health. Attendees will leave with practical insights and a renewed passion for improving the overall and oral health of Virginians. This year’s event features United States Deputy Surgeon General Rear Admiral Erica G. Schwartz, Tamara Lucas Copeland, Dr. Omar Abubaker, and…

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Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop

November 22, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an eight-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, select interventions and provide initial help, and connect young…

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December 2019

Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop

December 13, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an eight-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, select interventions and provide initial help, and connect young…

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CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Volunteer Information Session

December 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn how you can become a Court Appointed Special Advocate and make a difference in a child’s life. Children in our community are waiting for someone like you to speak up for their best interests. CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to advocate for children who have been abused or neglected. They make sure the child’s needs are heard – in the community and in the courtroom – and serve as a caring, consistent adult in a child’s life. Children…

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January 2020

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Volunteer Information Session

January 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn how you can become a Court Appointed Special Advocate and make a difference in a child’s life. Children in our community are waiting for someone like you to speak up for their best interests. CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to advocate for children who have been abused or neglected. They make sure the child’s needs are heard – in the community and in the courtroom – and serve as a caring, consistent adult in a child’s life. Children…

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Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid

January 24 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an eight-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, select interventions and provide initial help, and connect young…

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Free

Transcribe-A-Thon

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join other volunteers to transcribe handwritten pages by reading written text and typing it into digital form. Participate in enhancing access to collections of more than 400 years of Virginia history and culture. Twelve computer stations will be available. If you have your own laptop, please bring it! Transcribe-a-thons are facilitated by the volunteer organization HandsOn Greater Richmond. Minimum age is 16 (12 with an adult). Contact Sonya Coleman for more information at makinghistory@virginiamemory.com or call Hands On at 804-330-7400.…

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Biblical Counseling Ministry Training

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - March 17 @ 9:00 pm

Winter Semester : Jan 27-Mar 16, go to https://www.cctcinc.org/ for info and schedule. Courses can be taken online in a self-study format. Have a group of 10+ contact CCTC to schedule a Teacher.

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Biblical Problem Solving

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - March 16 @ 9:00 pm

How deep are you willing to go? This course is an intense “self-examination” experience in which one examines such issues as the source of problems, self esteem, trials, love, anger, fear and change. Students grow in faith – 2 Peter 1:3, apply God’s word to every day life situations – 2 Tim 3:16-17, and have tools for helping others.

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February 2020

$450

Leading Conversations: Best Practices in Facilitation

February 7 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Leadership Metro Richmond and the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities have partnered to create a three-part training on best practices in facilitation. In these divisive times, tough issues are emerging in our communities, in the workplace, and at home. Open dialogue is critical but it also requires proper facilitation. This training will strengthen the Richmond region by equipping our community leaders with the tools they need to lead conversations in a manner that is inclusive, informative, and effective. This program…

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Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid

February 21 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an eight-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, select interventions and provide initial help, and connect young…

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Free

Transcribe-A-Thon

February 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join other volunteers to transcribe handwritten pages by reading written text and typing it into digital form. Participate in enhancing access to collections of more than 400 years of Virginia history and culture. Twelve computer stations will be available. If you have your own laptop, please bring it! Transcribe-a-thons are facilitated by the volunteer organization HandsOn Greater Richmond. Minimum age is 16 (12 with an adult). Contact Sonya Coleman for more information at makinghistory@virginiamemory.com or call Hands On at 804-330-7400.…

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March 2020

Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid

March 20 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an eight-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, select interventions and provide initial help, and connect young…

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May 2020

Free

Virtual Volunteer Training

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

An orientation open to anyone who has wanted to get involved with RJI. This is the best place to begin for those who are interested in linking arms with us in the work we do to prevent human trafficking. We will cover RJI mission and culture, and offer immediate next steps to help our mission even while quarantined!

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$135.00

CANCELLED: 2020 Virginia Volunteerism & Service Conference

May 20 @ 8:00 am - May 21 @ 5:00 pm

The 2020 Va. Volunteerism Conference has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please join us next near for the Commonwealth’s leading event for organizations and individuals making a difference in their communities. Presented by the Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Services and the Virginia Service Foundation, this highly-interactive two-day conference annually features a diverse array of instructional workshops and networking events.

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