All Resource Types Tagged "Engaging High Impact Volunteers"

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12 Tips for Engaging Pro Bono Volunteers Terrific blog post by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch about why and how to engage high skilled volunteers. Engaging High Impact Volunteers Management Tool
Volunteer Engagement (Online Course) This course was created for the Transforming Life After 50 Fellowship, and is archived and available for you to use free of charge. 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 course provides tools, techniques, and models for volunteer engagement so that you will be able to: Understand the potential for engaging high impact, skilled volunteers to assist public libraries. 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. Describe the elements of a successful volunteer engagement program. Create diverse and meaningful skilled volunteer positions that will attract a broad range of community volunteers, especially baby boomers. Address staff resistance to engaging volunteers. Understand current trends and issues in volunteer engagement, such as online recruitment and legal issues. Volunteer Recruitment, Baby Boomers, Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, Engaging Staff and Unions Volunteer Recruitment, Baby Boomers, Unions Management Tool
Building Capacity Through Volunteer Leadership In a world where people are increasingly time poor, volunteering competes with work, family and leisure activities. As a result, many individuals are seeking a more meaningful volunteer role which provides greater impact. Simultaneously, a key challenge for volunteer involving organisations is the necessity to deliver more for less; to drive a greater return on investment. One way Volunteer Managers are able to address these needs is through the development of volunteer leadership roles. Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers leadership Management Tool
50 Project Ideas for Skilled Volunteers A wonderful list of skilled volunteer project ideas from VolunteerPro. Leadership/Managerial, Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers Position Descriptions
"Intro to the Internet" Training Powerpoint - Huntington Beach, CA This powerpoint presentation can be used for volunteers to provide training on the internet and how to use it. Engaging High Impact Volunteers, Job Specific Volunteer Training computer coach, tech coach, Training Position Descriptions
Success & Sustainability Factors Video clip on this topic from a Get Involved Volunteer Engagement Institute in Oakland California in May 2015. (17.5 minutes) Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, Staff Training Sustainability, retention Training Materials
Build a Better Volunteer Engagement Program Brush off the cobwebs, clean out the closets, and check for cracks. Have you ever wondered if your volunteer engagement program is using all of the current best practices? This training will review and discuss important program components such as interviews, orientations, volunteer handbooks, risk management and more. Sample program documents will be provided as well as a program assessment checklist to help you evaluate your existing program. Volunteer Handbooks, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, On-line Volunteer Recruitment, VolunteerMatch Tools and Resources Recruitment, management Training Materials
Success with Skills-Based Volunteers A quick read guest post on VolunteerMatch's blog by Carla Lehn summarizing key elements of getting skilled volunteers engaged with your organization. Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers Skills Based Volunteers; Training Materials
A National Vision of Service- John Gomperts Current AmeriCorps director John Gomperts discusses national trends in skilled volunteerism and service at the 2009 Get Involved: Powered By Your Library institute. Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, Staff Training Video, national trends Training Materials
Volunteer Assessment and Selection- Jennifer Rackow As part of a day-long training, Jennifer Rackow helps you assess and select the best candidates to become volunteers in your program. Search for additional training videos from the day on this site. Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, Interviewing Volunteers, Staff Training Video, volunteer selection Training Materials


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