A Joint Publication of AJFCA & IAJVS 
On behalf of the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies, now "Under Construction"

August 2016
In This Issue
Questions regarding upcoming events? Please contact Megan Manelli.
Click here to read a Special Message for AJFCA and IAJVS Members.
Ten volunteer professionals convened on August 6th &  7th in Denver for a Summit surrounding "The Art and Science of Volunteer Engagement." The gathering, comprised of an evening networking event and day of programming was designed to promote networking and professional development; educating, inspiring and enhancing the success of volunteers. Guest speakers included Beth Steinhorn, President of JFFixler Group and Melinda Wilkes, Director of Volunteer Engagement at JFS San Diego both of whom discussed topics surrounding how to position one's self as an organizational leader and promote volunteerism across the organization in addition to engaging agency staff with volunteers, volunteer trends, using technology to improve the field and turning volunteers into donors. Click here to view photos from the Volunteer Professionals Summit.
Advocacy Updates:  Legislative News from the Hill capital
NETWORK Member Benefits & News
Calls & Webinars (past recordings can be found here) 
  • Keshet Leadership Project | JFCS Philadelphia | September 12th
    Learn more here. Contact: Liz Woodward.
    Limited spots available. Register today.
  • Older Adult Services Summit | JFCS St. Louis | September 25th & 26th
    Learn more here. Contact:  Liz Woodward.
    Join aging service professionals from 15 agencies across North America.
  • Engaging with Aging Conference | Montreal | September 18th-20th
    Learn more here. Contact:  Liz Woodward
    (This event is presented by the Jewish Federations of Canada and is a great opportunity for aging services professionals from North America to convene and learn about best practices in older adult and Holocaust survivor services.)
  • General AssemblyWashington, DC | November 13th-15th 
    Learn more here. Contact:  Liz Leibowitz
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