Volunteer Management

Managing Youth Volunteers with Michelle Morris

Date: June 19, 2015
In “Managing Youth Volunteers,” Michelle Morris from Volunteer Center of Washington talks about how to tailor your volunteer program to incorporate youth volunteers. Using the five elements of volunteer program management, this training highlights ways to plan, recruit, train, supervise, and elevate youth volunteers at your agency.
Youth Volunteers Overview

Volunteer Management Series Recognizing Volunteers

Participants will understand the importance and delivery of volunteer recognition, including ideas about recognizing volunteers on a limited budget. The takeaway from this exercise is to recognize volunteers in the way they want to be recognized, using McClelland’s Social Motivator categories.

Using Skill-Based Volunteers with 501 Commons

Date: September 23, 2014
Using volunteers in skills-based roles can provide enormous benefits. Skilled volunteers can offer insight and expertise and add to our capacity to tackle challenges staff does not have the time to take on. But the tools and approaches we use for program volunteers will not work for skills-based roles. Join us for an interactive and informative session on how to effectively engage skilled volunteers. Participants will learn how to recruit, screen, and match volunteers into skills-based volunteer opportunities.

Engaging Volunteers with Nichola M. Russell

Date: September 16, 2014
Effective volunteer engagement starts with intentional matching of an individual’s interests and talents with the job that you need to get done. Nikki focuses on the importance of an organizational needs assessment before designing job description and targeted recruitment. Participants will learn the purpose and steps for developing a targeted recruitment strategy as a means to promote the benefits and features of volunteer positions.

Volunteer Management: Engaging Volunteers with Barbara Bush

Date: September 9, 2015
In this first session of the three part series, we will focus on the importance of an organizational needs assessment before designing job description and targeted recruitment. Participants will learn the purpose and steps for developing a targeted recruitment strategy as a means to promote the benefits and features of volunteer positions.