2019 Workshop Schedule


HAVA hosts monthly workshops for local Volunteer Administrators.  The workshops provide a great opportunity to learn more about Volunteer Administration, share ideas, and network with other organizations.  All workshops are scheduled for the 11:30am on the 3rd Wednesday of every month and include lunch. RSVP here.


HAVA meetings are held at:

United Way of Greater Houston

 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007


HAVA Workshops are free to members and $20 for nonmembers.  


  • January 16th:  Volunteer Houston

    • Eleanor Gates, Director of Volunteer Houston and HAVA Board Member At-Large 

  • February 20th:  Volunteer Appreciation

    • Sam Junker, Manager, Volunteer Engagement at the Houston Zoo

  • March 20th: meeting canceled

  • April 17th:  Exploring Volunteering Through A Generational Scope

    • G'eral Crawford, Volunteer Coordinator, Target Hunger and HAVA Membership Chair 

  • May 15th: Teambuilding - Helping Staff Work With Volunteers

    • Kimberly Brown, Volunteer Manager, Harris Health System and HAVA Treasurer 

  • June 19th: Creating your Volunteer Handbook

  • July: There will be no HAVA meeting in July.

  • August 21st:  HAVA Focus Group Session: We want your opinion!

    • Come ready to share your ideas, needs, aspirations to help us plan our future HAVA workshops!​

  • September 18th:  Communicating with Volunteers

  • October 16th:  Strategic Planning

  • November & December: No Workshops

    • November date TBD:  HAVA Happy Hour

      • location TBD

    • Wednesday, December 18th:  Hanlon Award Luncheon

      • 11:30am-1pm - The Junior League of Houston, Inc., 1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston, TX 77019


I'm Not a Member.  May I attend the workshops?

Absolutely!  All are welcome at HAVA events.  HAVA workshops are free to members and $20 for nonmembers.  Click on the PayPal button below to reserve your seat.

A PayPal account is not needed to make a payment online. 


If you do not have a PayPal account follow these instructions:


Under "Choose a Way to Pay", click on "Pay with a debit or credit card, or PayPal credit."


Enter your contact and credit/debit card information, then click "Pay" at the bottom of the screen.  


Presentations from Previous Workshops


Slides from previous workshops are catalogued and made available as a resource to all HAVA members.  

To access past presentations, please log into the Member's Portal.