The Volunteer Administrators Network (VAN) is a vibrant professional network in the Seattle area that advocates for the profession and empowers volunteer managers. VAN provides opportunities for:
In 2014, Mini VAN was launched. It is an offshoot of VAN and is a group of volunteer managers that meet at various agencies in North King County every other month. Now volunteer managers from Bothell, Woodinville, Shoreline, North Seattle and more can gain professional development and support in their own backyard! Participants do not have to be members of VAN to participate in Mini VAN (although we highly recommend it). We encourage our participants to attend VAN Professional Gatherings as well as Mini-VAN meetings to maximize their opportunities for professional development and networking.