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Programming for Nonprofit Leaders

The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley offers many types of learning and peer to peer opportunities for nonprofit leaders. We focus on relevant topics based on the feedback from leaders like you. See below for the various offerings. Registration links will be listed on this page as sessions are confirmed.

Fall programming will be listed here over the summer.


Educational forums provide nonprofit leaders an opportunity to share experiences and learn new practices and methods to benefit their role and their organization. Topics are directed by nonprofit leaders and outside facilitators assist in the discussion. All sessions listed below will be virtual on Zoom.

Wednesday, November 1st, 8:15-9:30am Strategic Volunteer Engagement - Looking at Trends and How to Support the Volunteer Engagement Professional at your Organization (SESSION HAS PASSED)

Tuesday, January 9th, 8:15-9:30am Board Development - How to get the Right People on the Bus (SESSION HAS PASSED)

Tuesday, April 23rd, 8:15-9:30am Fundraising and Relationship Building - A conversation with Capital Blue Cross and Wind Creek to talk about funding opportunities, relationship development and the importance of diversifying your funding. This interactive conversation will provide insights for you and your organization. (SESSION HAS PASSED)


Peer-to-peer Sessions

Join your peers for these 1-hour, in-person sessions that provide a platform for nonprofit leaders to connect. Use these sessions to troubleshoot issues and to give and receive support, share strategies, and resources for successful nonprofit management. 

Thursday, December 7 8:30-9:30 Unpacking Volunteer Engagement at your Organization (SESSION HAS PASSED)

Thursday, January 25th 8:15-9:15am Developing a Plan for your Board (SESSION HAS PASSED)

Thursday, May 2nd 8:15-9:15am Developing a Clear Fundraising Plan for your Organization (SESSION HAS PASSED)


Sustainable Leadership Program

An opportunity to create a platform for sustainability for your organization.  This program provides insights to help you navigate the challenges associated with running a sustainable nonprofit organization.  Whether it is building and engaging your board, strategically planning including succession planning, and/or raising the funds you need to be sustainable, there will be great learnings for you from this program.

Learn More

Volunteer Program Improvement Plan Working Session

An in-person working session for organization leadership to work with their volunteer engagement professional. Together, you will identify elements of your volunteer program for improvement and start a plan to address them.

Learn more about VPIP


Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley, 25 West 3rd Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015, 610-807-0336,

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