All Resource Types Tagged "Millenials"

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Millenials and Volunteering: Bridging the Generation Gap Every day my LinkedIn feed and various business magazines are filled with articles about Millennials. Generally, the writer advises the reader on how to “manage” this group in the workplace and often seems to have a “these kids nowadays” tone. Through my work at New York Cares (with staff members and volunteers), I have also been exposed firsthand to Millennial’s great passion for community service. In its report on an Associated Press-GfK poll on December 29 the New York Times gave me data to support my optimism (which is a rare but welcome occurrence). The poll found an increase in young Americans who say that “citizens have a ‘very important obligation’ to volunteer.” Millenials Millenials, young volunteers, Recruitment Training Materials
Millenials Want to Make a Serious Impact This blog post from Catchafire.org describes the Millenial generation -- the 80 million born between 1980 and 2000 -- and their interest in participating for "social good." Great tips on how you can attract this goldmine of potential volunteers, rather than turning them off. Millenials Millenials 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
Young Generation No Slouches at Volunteering Tired of hearing people grouse about a tuned-out, apathetic younger generation? Well, here's a comeback: Today's young Americans are more serious about giving back than their parents were. In fact, those under age 30 now are more likely to say citizens have a "very important obligation" to volunteer, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds. Millenials Millenials, young volunteers, Recruitment Training Materials
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