Peer Networking

Volunteer Development Council

Chair: Mei Cobb, Director of Volunteer & Employee Engagement, United Way Worldwide

NHSA Lead: Melanie Richardson

About the council

Volunteer Development Council is a network of volunteer management professionals from leading national nonprofits responsible for supporting volunteer engagement throughout their organizations.  It is also a vehicle for collaborative action among its members.

Most Recent Meeting

Dec 6, 2016

Next Meeting

Dec 5, 2017

Recent Topics

  • Neuroscience and Transformative Volunteering: How Civic Engagement Changes our Brains
  • The State of Volunteering


The Volunteer Development Council usually meets once per year in Washington, D.C. Meetings are typically 10 am to 3 pm.