All Resource Types Tagged "Engaging High Impact Volunteers"

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Book to Action Project- Santa Barbara Public Library Book-to-Action Programs 2012: Bringing programs about the environment to Santa Barbara Public Library libraries (Green @ Your Library), in conjunction with the Santa Barbara Reads Program selection, Moby-Duck. Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, Staff Training Book to action, community service, teen volunteers, environment 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
Capacity Building in Volunteer Engagement- Jill Friedman Fixler As part of a day-long training, Jill Friedman Fixler presents fundamentals for building and expanding organizational capacity to engage skilled volunteers. Search for other training videos from the day on this site. Baby Boomers, Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, Staff Training Video Training Materials
Compassion to Action Solano County Library's Book to Action project was based upon Karen Armstrong's book, Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life. It partnered with the United Way and other community agencies in an Opportunity Conference designed to help people move out of poverty. Baby Boomers, Engaging High Impact Volunteers book discussion, Book to action, Video Training Materials
Computer Coach Program - Huntington Beach Public Library 4.25 minute video showcasing the volunteer computer coach program at Huntington Beach Public Library Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers computer coach, Video Training Materials
Engaging the Volunteer of the Future This one-hour webinar by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch was archived on June 17, 2015: The age of one-size fits all volunteer engagement is coming to an end. This webinar will start with a review of some of the things that we know about what volunteers are looking for in an opportunity. It will then help you use this information to start designing volunteer opportunities and determining who is the “right” volunteer for your program. What You'll Learn: The trends that are influencing volunteer engagement and what that means for your program. How to create volunteer opportunities that match what volunteers are looking for now. How to take advantage of "word of mouth" recruitment by understanding what types of volunteers are right for your program. The role that social media can play in engaging the volunteer of the future. Baby Boomers, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, Millenials, Staff Training, VolunteerMatch Tools and Resources Training Materials
Engaging Volunteers as Tech Trainers in Public Libraries When library patrons have questions about how to use technology, library staff can quickly become overwhelmed. Technology questions can be tricky and time-consuming. But library volunteers can be a huge help! This archived TechSoup webinar is focused on how to recruit, train, and retain library volunteers to assist with public access technology services. From on-the-fly tech questions to scheduled tutoring sessions, library volunteers can help expand library services to reach more people. Volunteers do not need to be tech “experts,” but should be regular technology users who have a desire to help their community. Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers tech, tech coach, tech trainer 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
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
Importance of Meaningful Written Volunteer Job Descriptions Video clip on this topic from a Get Involved Volunteer Engagement Institute in Oakland California in May 2015. (14 minutes) Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, Staff Training Training Materials

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