All Resource Types Tagged "Engaging High Impact Volunteers"

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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
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
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
"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
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
Until Tuesday - Book to Action Project- Lodi, CA As part of an LSTA grant, Lodi Public Library designed a Book to Action project around the book "Until Tuesday" based on the true story of a wounded warrior dealing with a traumatic brain injury and PTSD and his road to healing and hope through a relationship with his service dog. Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers Book to action, Video, book discussion, community service Training Materials
Volunteer Engagement: Changing Our Volunteer 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
Social Media and Volunteer Engagement What do you need to know about social media as a volunteer program manager? How can you use sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to promote your library’s volunteer program and recruit volunteers? This one hour archived webinar offers an introduction to social media and some of the most popular sites, along with how other libraries are using social networks to increase their impact. Volunteer Recruitment, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, On-line Volunteer Recruitment, VolunteerMatch Tools and Resources Training Materials
From Management to Engagement: Skilled Volunteers in Public Libraries This one hour webinar -- From Management to Engagement: Skilled Volunteers in Public Libraries -- was produced by the Texas State Library, and presented by Carla Lehn, and library directors from the small communities of Johnson City and Brownwood Texas, sharing their experiences recruiting and engaging skilled volunteers. You may watch the recording and download the powerpoint and handouts here: https://onlinetraining.tsl.texas.gov/course/view.php?id=34 NOTE: Texas provides CE credit including a printed certificate of completion for viewing the recording and accessing the material. If you'd like to do that, go here: https://onlinetraining.tsl.texas.gov/course/view.php?id=34 -- create a (free) user account on their Online Training site by clicking the login link at the top left corner of the course home page, then return to the course home page after logging in with your user account and finally, enroll yourself in the course. If you have questions about this, please contact Naomi DiTullio: nditulli@tsl.texas.gov. Engaging High Impact Volunteers Skilled Volunteers Training Materials
Adult Literacy Students Giving Back In this 5- minute video, be inspired by adult literacy students in San Jose who are giving back to their community. Engaging High Impact Volunteers adult literacy, Video Training Materials

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