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Volunteer Recruitment Learning Lab

Thursday, June 01, 2017 9:00am-12:00pm PST
In-person | Napa, CA
$60 CVNL Members, $95 non-member

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Tools for Successful Volunteer Recruitment, Learning Lab — Napa


$60 CVNL Members, $95 non-member

Developing a volunteer network is crucial to an organization’s success. Volunteers are often the heart and soul of an organization, providing services and performing tasks that keep the organization alive. Creating a cadre of highly effective volunteers requires a recruitment strategy. Volunteer recruitment means attracting and inviting people to consider involvement with your organization. So…where to begin?

In this interactive learning lab, participants will create a recruitment plan unique to the needs of their volunteer program. Each attendee will receive a “recruitment road map —” or step-by-step recruitment guide. With guidance from Director of Volunteer Services Elaine Tokolahi, participants will customize their maps, including creating compelling job descriptions. By the end of the session, you’ll leave with a concrete plan to recruit the volunteers you want and need in your agency.

Participants will:

  • Explore effective strategies for how to better involve volunteers in your work while ensuring that their needs are met.
  • Learn why conducting a needs statement prior to recruitment is essential, and how to create one that’s compelling.
  • Identify target audiences in the Bay Area that speak to your mission.
  • Learn techniques for writing compelling posts and other recruitment tools.
  • Understand the different types of volunteers and how to uniquely recruit for them: short-term, episodic, virtual, one-time, and long-term.

Who should attend: This session is appropriate for Executive Directors of smaller –medium sized agencies, Volunteer Managers, Program Directors, and staff working directly with volunteers.

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This event is led by a Funding Information Network partner.

Registration Information:

Registration is required.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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433 Soscol Avenue, A-100
Napa, CA 94559

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