All Resource Types Tagged "Skilled Volunteers"

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Engaging Skilled Volunters - Kern County 4 minute video shares skills and motivations of two young (20 something) volunteers in Kern County's Library. Volunteer Recruitment, Engaging High Impact Volunteers Skilled Volunteers, Millenials, Gen Y, young volunteers, Video Training Materials
Get Involved Collaborative: A Multi-State Approach to Increasing Volunteer Engagement Get Involved: Powered By Your Library began as a California statewide initiative designed to expand the visibility and contributions of skilled volunteers through public libraries. California’s success recently led to a 3 year grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services’ Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program. California joins 3 other state library agencies – Arizona, Idaho and Texas – to increase the use of skilled volunteers in public libraries by replicating aspects of California’s successful Get Involved initiative. A Kick-Off webinar for the project was held on Tuesday, February 28, to let libraries from all 4 participating states learn about the benefits the national grant will bring to libraries in their states between now and October, 2019. Engaging High Impact Volunteers high impact, Skilled Volunteers Training Materials
How Talent (Not Money) WIll Transform Your Organization The world is full of educated, experienced, talented people who care about community. They are passionate about causes. And they are willing – even yearning – to contribute strategy, expertise and skills to your organization. They are looking for meaningful, time-specific projects. They crave opportunities to act as project managers, legal advisors, financial strategists, online marketing gurus, business coaches, HR consultants (the list is endless). Sadly, nonprofit organizations are not yet stepping up to offer the opportunities these talented people desire. There are very few opportunities designed with these people in mind. Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, Staff Training Skilled Volunteers Training Materials
Successful Volunteer Recruitment Strategies for Baby Boomers & Generations that Follow This is a one hour archived webinar presented by Carla Lehn in February, 2012. Presenter slides and handouts are available at the link below. Do you ever wonder what motivates volunteers? Are you wondering where to find talented volunteers? What projects or programs do you have that will attract them? Baby boomers and the generations that follow are seeking new ways to use their skills and experience to make a difference in their communities. Your library is uniquely positioned to benefit from these volunteers. This webinar provides tools, techniques, and models for volunteer engagement. At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will: Understand the potential for engaging high impact, skilled volunteers to assist public libraries. Know how to engage this talent to extend the library’s capacity in the community and to benefit from these new library advocates and supporters. Understand the motivations behind why people volunteer. Be able to create diverse and meaningful skilled volunteer positions that will attract a broad range of community volunteers, especially baby boomers. Plan to implement a variety of successful volunteer recruitment strategies that go far beyond the “Volunteer Here” sign on the Circulation Desk. ; Volunteer Recruitment, Baby Boomers, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, On-line Volunteer Recruitment Volunteer Recruitment, Skilled Volunteers, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millenials Training Materials
Volunteer Engagement: Changing Our Volun teer Culture This Urban Libraries Council article by Joan Young of the San Jose Public Library describes the positive impact on their library of implementing a volunteer engagement strategy throughout their system. Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers Skilled Volunteers Training Materials
Where do I go from here? Engaging Volunteers in New Ways This one hour archived webinar from 12/1/8/13 was presented by Jennifer Bennett from VolunteerMatch. It focuses on: How long do volunteers usually stay with your program? Do you struggle with keeping them interested, involved and engaged? This webinar will help you think about new strategies and help you evolve your program to include new roles and responsibilities for volunteers, pathways for more involvement and leadership positions in your program, how recognition plays a role in retention, and the importance of including continuing education and professional development to keep your volunteers engaged. Tools to help you evaluate your program implement new ideas are provided. Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers Skilled Volunteers Training Materials
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