All Resource Types Tagged "Staff Training"

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Getting Staff Buy-In for Volunteer Engagement Webinar Jennifer Rackow presents success stories on one of the more difficult challenges libraries have faced – getting buy in from library staff members who are initially resistant to engaging volunteers. (October 2010, 60 minutes) 
 Engaging Staff and Unions, Staff Training Staff Resistance, Webinar Training Materials
Getting Staff on Board- Story Time Conductors Former Roseville library director Rachel Delgadillo talks about how she worked with her Children's Librarians to overcome their resistance to volunteers in order to expand their library storytime program. (February 2010, 5 minutes) Capacity Building, Engaging Staff and Unions, Staff Training Video, Staff Resistance, Storytime, children's services Training Materials
Help for the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator This is a 3 minute interview with volunteer Kellie, who can on board as our volunteer Assistant Volunteer Coordinator at the California State Library. You can find her volunteer job description here: https://www.getinvolvedca.org/resource/position-descriptions/assistant-volunteer-coordinator Leadership/Managerial, Staff Training 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
How to Design Volunteer Training that Helps (Not Hurts) Learning A brief article that provides principles of learning theory in usable form to the design of volunteer training. Capacity Building, Job Specific Volunteer Training, Staff Training, Volunteer Orientation Training, orientation Training Materials
How to Turn Away Volunteers and Still Have an OK Day In this August, 2017 article, Elisa Kosarin shares her basics for making this difficult experience manageable. Volunteer Screening/Interviewing, Interviewing Volunteers, Staff Training 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
Inclusive Volunteering: Recommendations for Volunteer Coordinators on how to Develop a More Inclusive Volunteer Programme This booklet consists of two parts. Part I covers general aspects of inclusive volunteering and Part II includes recommendations for volunteer coordinators on how to work with various groups – people with hearing impairments, people with visual impairments, people with physical disabilities, people with mental health difficulties, older people, migrants, long-term unemployed people, ex-prisoners and people affected by homelessness. This publication was prepared as part of a two-year project, Volunteering as a Tool for Inclusion (2013–2015), carried out by eight partner organisations from the following European countries: Croatia, Denmark, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Romania and Slovakia. Capacity Building, Staff Training disabilities Training Materials
Interviewing Volunteers- Jill Friedman Fixler As part of a day-long training, Jill Friedman Fixler provides guidelines and tips to effectively interview prospective volunteers. Search for additional training videos from the day on this site. Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, Interviewing Volunteers, Staff Training Video Training Materials
Managing Volunteers: Balancing Risk and Reward A nonprofit faces a variety of risks when it decides to use volunteers. While none of these risks should be ignored, few, if any of these risks represent insurmountable obstacles for the typical organization. While there is no silver bullet that eliminates all volunteer risk, you can protect your nonprofit and its board members by obtaining the appropriate insurance coverage and following best risk management practices. Balancing risk and reward in the area of volunteer management will enhance the effectiveness of your organization and make it the type of nonprofit that attracts and retains volunteers for key assignments. Capacity Building, Staff Training insurance, Risk Management Training Materials

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