Cost: Free Register Now PRAVA Event: RECHARGE // With speaker Harriet Edwards Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - AM Goodwill Industries of NWNC, 2701 University Parkway, Winston Salem, NC 27105 Volunteers are incredible people with great energy, passion, and dedication - most of the time.

Some of our most important work as administrators of volunteer programs is helping to foster that positive motivation among volunteers.

This language diversity poses significant challenges for how nonprofits engage with and serve their communities. If you want to be prepared to speak their language from an appropriate cultural and linguistic perspective, join Guillermo Toruno of UNO Translations and Communications, LLC for this info session as he identifies what language services they offer, why organizations want to have a language plan, and how a plan can be put in place simply and cost effectively.

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Meetings are from 8-9 am, but you can arrive at am to allow time for networking. The meeting will be held in The Winston-Salem Foundation building located at 751 West Fourth Street. Please park in the overflow lot across from the building at the corner of 4th and Broad Streets.

To gain access to the building, cross 4th Street and walk along the side of the building adjacent to Broad Street.

The group meets 3 times a year to share practical information and is a great opportunity to meet other nonprofit staff involved in similar work while exploring concerns and discussing effective solutions.

The group is FREE and you can attend as many meetings as you want. Please bring your organization's renewal and retention rates.

They help organizations communicate with their stakeholders no matter what language they may speak by using a network of professional and credentialed linguists to break down language barriers.

Cost: Free Register Now Nonprofit Finance Officer meeting Thursday, February 2, 2017 - AM Crisis Control Ministry, 200 East Tenth Street, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101 Are you a finance officer for a nonprofit?

This means that we need to understand our own motivations and styles for communicating and leading, and we also need to be able to apply that understanding to help us better engage our volunteers. is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences at North Carolina State University, providing leadership for volunteerism in the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service which annually engages more than 40,000 youth and adult volunteers.