2016 Hawaii Volunteer Leaders Conference

The County of Maui, Department of Housing and Human Concerns, Volunteer Center is pleased to announce the 2016 Hawaii Volunteer Leaders Conference, Maui’s largest gathering of volunteer leaders and directors! This is going to be a fantastic one-day event, held on January 29th at the beautiful King Kamehameha Golf Course in Wailuku, Maui. It’s the perfect opportunity for volunteer leaders to take a break from the everyday hustle-and-bustle, network with their peers, and enhance their careers.  Fun door prizes, awesome food and an opportunity to learn from high caliber leaders.

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In today’s rapidly-changing volunteer culture, conferences like this one provide leaders with valuable knowledge, skills and training so that they can more effectively engage current and potential volunteers.

During the course of this program, participants will learn:

  • Strategies to market your organization to potential volunteers & keep their passion alive
  • Profound shifts that have created a new volunteer culture
  • How to inspire and coordinate volunteers using social media
  • How to empower the next generation of volunteers
  • How to transition episodic volunteers into high capacity, dependable volunteers
  • And More!
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This conference will feature several influential speakers, including keynote speaker Thomas McKee, a professional volunteer trainer, speaker and author of three books. His KeyNote, “Mobilizing the Power & Passion of a Whole New Breed of Volunteers” will be followed up by a workshop led by Jonathan McKee, a coauthor and fellow speaker. His workshop, “Understanding, Recruiting and Leading the Smartphone Generation,” will teach participants how to inspire and manage tech-savvy volunteers more effectively.

The 2016 Hawaii Volunteer Leaders Conference will be held on January 29th from 8:00am-4:00pm at the King Kamehameha Golf Course. The cost is $75 per person, and includes a continental breakfast, lunch and snacks — plus the chance to win some great door prizes!

This is the only County of Maui Volunteer Center training in 2016.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity!
Register by Novermber 30th to receive the
early bird special price of only $65.00
Hurry – space is limited!

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Conference Schedule

January 29th, 2016

8:00 – 9:00 Registration, Networking & Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 Welcome and Keynote, “Mobilizing the Power and Passion of a Whole New Breed of Volunteers”
– Thomas McKee, Owner, Volunteer Power
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:45 “Understanding, Recruiting and Leading the Smartphone Generation”
– Jonathan McKee, Owner, TheSource4Parents.com & TheSource4YouthMinistry.com
11:45 – 12:30 Lunch
12:45 – 2:15 “Engaging the New Breed of Volunteers”
– Thomas McKee, Owner, Volunteer Power
2:15 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 4:00 “Social Media Strategy: Why Your Organization Needs One & Where to Start”
– Jillyn Dillon, Owner, Technology Aloha
4:00 Closing Remarks
– Jan Shishido, Deputy Director of the County of Maui, Department of Housing and Human Concerns


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Meet the Speakers

Thomas W. McKee
Owner, Volunteer Power

Tom McKeeTom McKee began his speaking career to one of the most difficult audiences—high school assemblies. Since those days he has addressed over 1 million people spanning three continents—Africa, Europe and the North America.

Tom is the owner of Volunteer Power, a leadership development firm specializing in volunteerism. Over the past 40 years he has trained over 100,000 leaders how to manage the chaos of change in an organization.

Tom is not only a speaker and leader, but he is the author of several books including . . .

  • They Don’t Play My Music Anymore—How to create your future when the world keeps changing
  • The New Breed—How to recruit, manage and even fire the 21st century volunteer

In the past year Tom was the keynote speaker and workshop leader for organizations and conferences that include the following: the Points of Light Volunteer Conference, AARP leadership conference, Ireland Leadership Seminar, Kampala-Uganda-Africa Leadership Summit, IEEE Sections Congress in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the Colorado Department of Parks and Recreation, Make-A-Wish America Leadership Conference, and University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension.

Jonathan W. McKee
Owner, The Source 4 Parents & The Source 4 Youth Ministry

Jonathan McKeeJonathan McKee, who co-authored The New Breed, Understanding and Equipping the 21st Century Volunteer, is a leading authority on the “smartphone generation.” His website and blog draw an average of 125,000 people a month. He has written over a dozen books, and he speaks to leaders all over the world giving them practical insights about how to connect with young people today. Jonathan is the president and owner of TheSource4Parents.com and TheSource4YouthMinistry.com.

Jillyn Dillon
Owner, Technology Aloha

Jillyn DillonJillyn Dillon is a Hawaii-based software developer and business process expert focused on internet marketing and strategy for small and medium sized businesses. In 2012 she founded the internet marketing firm Technology Aloha, which specializes in supporting business owners to reach their goals through targeted internet presence.  She holds a Bachelors in Information Systems and a Masters in Marketing and Finance.


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 Maximizing the New Breed of Volunteers