All Resource Types Tagged "Staff Training"

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New Staff Roles- Jennifer Rackow As part of a day-long training, Jennifer Rackow discusses the changing roles staff play in transforming your volunteer program. Search for other training videos from the day on this site. Capacity Building, Engaging Staff and Unions, Staff Training Video Training Materials
New Volunteer Manager's Toolkit Get Involved Webinar Archived June 27, 2018 New to volunteer management? Looking for a refresher on the basics? This one hour webinar, presented by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch just for libraries, walks you through the three primary Rs - recruitment, retention and recognition. We'll discuss the most popular program components such as interviews, orientations, volunteer handbooks, risk management, and more. Capacity Building, Interviewing Volunteers, Staff Training Training Materials
Nonprofit Volunteers: Minimizing the Risk Minimizing legal exposure is important because volunteers’ acts are generally imputed to the nonprofit organization. Specific, written volunteer policies and procedures are critical. Important components of a good volunteer program include clear and forward-thinking volunteer policies, thorough volunteer applications, screening, and management. Included are some highlights of important components to consider when crafting a comprehensive volunteer program. Capacity Building, Staff Training Risk Management Training Materials
Reimagining Service in California- Karen Baker Karen Brown, Secretary of Service and Volunteering in California, discusses trends in skilled volunteering at the Get Involved: Powered By Your Library institute in 2010. Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, Staff Training Video, trends Training Materials
Skilled Volunteer Interview: Public Relations Strategist Watch this 6 minute interview with Dan, a highly skilled Public Relations volunteer who came aboard to create a statewide PR campaign for California's library literacy service. You can find his volunteer job description here: https://getinvolvedclearinghouse.org/resource/position-descriptions/public-relations-strategist Graphic Design, Marketing and Publicity, Capacity Building, Staff Training Training Materials
Skills Based Service Engagement Tool Before getting started on a skills-based volunteer project, there are things you can do to ensure that your organization is ready and that skills-based volunteers ─ experienced business professionals offering their expertise in areas like IT, finance, strategy, marketing, or design ─ are the right solution to meet your need. Successful projects require an alignment of organizational needs, a clearly defined project scope, and leadership and staff buy-in. The Skills-Based Service Engagement Tool created by Points of Light and Taproot Foundation in partnership with ConAgra Foods Foundation prompts you with the right questions to help you assess your organization’s readiness to take on this important work. The tool will take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete. After you complete the assessment, we will send you an email with your organization’s rating in each category as well as insights and recommendations to help your organization strengthen its effectiveness in engaging skills-based volunteers. Capacity Building, Engaging High Impact Volunteers, Staff Training Skills Based Volunteers Training Materials
Staff Training Syllabus - San Jose Learning objectives used to train staff at San Jose Public Library on working with high impact volunteers in four 2-hour sessions. See also, a document referred to in the training: "Volunteer Agreement Checklist." Staff Training staff training Training Materials
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
Successfully Managing Library Volunteer Program Changes What should you do when it’s time to change the policies and procedures that govern or guide the volunteers that work with your organization? How can you create a culture of inclusion and get buy-in for those new policies? This training will give you the tools to approach program changes in a strategic way. We will also cover what to do if volunteers either can’t or won’t adopt the policies, how to manage that situation, and what to do if ultimately you need to ask a volunteer to leave. What You'll Learn: * Theories for change management * Pitfalls and challenges around implementing changes in a volunteer engagement program * Opportunities to build buy-in and support for changes * What to do if you need to ask a volunteer to leave This one hour webinar by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch was recorded on August 22, 2018. Capacity Building, Staff Training change management Training Materials
Supervising Volunteers Mary V. Merrill's thoughts on volunteer supervision and delegation. Staff Training supervising, supervision, delegation Training Materials

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