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Client Testimonials


Client Testimonials

Chris Baiocchi, CFRE, MAOL 
Founder & CEO
Resolute Philanthropy

Working with Val Parker, you quickly realize how much passion and creativity she has regarding volunteer services. She knows first-hand the impact an engaged, and supported volunteer can have on an organization’s mission. She thinks beyond the concept of a single-day, single-project volunteer and creates opportunities for volunteers to make a lasting impact. She knows that a robust volunteer program requires a solid foundation and a commitment to volunteer recruitment, retention, and recognition.

Val can help your organization achieve its goals and serve your mission by inspiring and leading your volunteer operations. If you have a volunteer program that needs to grow – or if you want to see how volunteers can support your team and your mission — reach out to Val!

Jennifer Tellers
Vice President/Branch Manager
Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach

Val was an incredible asset to me as Executive Director during my time serving on the board for Power 4 Youth. I was new to board service and she made sure I was given the direction, education and tools to be an effective board member. We saw great strides in the growth of the organization under her direction in terms of program and funding. I also experienced a great deal of personal development myself as I started as a brand new board member and eventually became board president for two years. Val is organized, personable and professional.

Zayda L. Garcia
Executive Director
The Rudolph J. and Daphne A. Munzer Foundation

We had the privilege of supporting Val as she was building her mentor program in Long Beach a few years ago.  She has the vision and skill to build and strengthen organizations and is willing to listen and learn to create the best program possible.  Plus, she is a delight to work with. 

Ronda Sussman
Director of Girl Experience

Girl Scouts of Orange County

Val is experienced in building and strengthening nonprofit volunteer programs. She engages people and customizes programs to meet the needs of the organization by identifying resources, building partnerships, and developing processes to create positive results. She is a hands-on manager with the skills to create or refine a volunteer program where staff and volunteers work in partnership to serve the needs of the community. From concept to budget to measuring outcomes, Val’s energy and enthusiasm are contagious; ensuring everyone feels welcome and is engaged in meaningful ways to make a difference.

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