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June 28, 2024
8:30 am — 3:30 pm
University of Illinois Springfield
Springfield, IL

Hosted by:
(Volunteer & Civic Engagement Center)



2024 Central Illinois Volunteerism Conference

"One Voice, Many Generations: Shaping the Future of Volunteering"

Emphasizing the power of unity and the collective voice of different generations in shaping the future of volunteering, this theme promotes the idea that each generation has a vital role in advancing the nonprofit sector and serving the greater good.

The Central Illinois Volunteerism Conference is designed to help you develop skills that will enhance your relationship with the volunteers at your organization.



Generational Diversity: 

Empowering Nonprofits for the Future


Payne Shoen

Nonprofits face mounting challenges, from staff shortages to shifting donor support, one key factor remains central: generational diversity. Join Payne Shoen, an internationally renowned expert in leadership development, as he unravels the complexities of generational dynamics and reveals how embracing diversity can drive unparalleled success for your organization. 

With a keen understanding of each generation's unique characteristics and motivations, Payne will equip you with practical strategies to bridge divides, foster collaboration, and harness the collective power of your volunteer force. From Boomers to Zoomers, learn how to create a culture where every individual feels valued, engaged, and empowered to make a lasting impact. 

As a sought-after speaker, coach, and facilitator, Payne brings a wealth of experience and expertise to every interaction. His magnetic energy and unwavering commitment to excellence have earned him acclaim on the global stage, inspiring audiences to embrace innovation, collaboration, and purpose-driven leadership.



Download CIVC 2024 Brochure  


Nonprofit directors, staff, and board members National Service program participants
Business and community leaders Students interested in nonprofit/voluntary sector
Lead volunteers in public, private, and nonprofit organizations Members of service organizations

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

Questions? Comments? Please email: Colleen Stone at:

CIVC Steering Committee Partners

Serve Illinois Commission • Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County • Carle Foundation Hospital •
Mid America Preparedness • Boost Tactical Marketing • Metro St. Louis • Springfield Memorial Hospital •
United Way • University of IL at Springfield • Champaign Public Library


Central Illinois Volunteerism Conference: An Illinois Volunteer Management Network event, in cooperation
with the Illinois Department Of Human Services and the Serve Illinois Commission.