Wednesday, March 08, 2017 10:00 am
12:00 pm ET
Volunteers are the backbones of many nonprofit organizations! Not only do they save money by reducing payroll costs, but they can assist with fundraising, administrative tasks, and championing the mission of an organization. Yet they are usually under no obligation to work with you or to work with excellence. This workshop will help organization leaders learn how to recruit talented volunteers and keep them engaged and motivated to work with excellence. Learn the basics of volunteer recruitment, orientation, training, appreciation, management and mobilization.
- How to prepare the organization for volunteers
- Create position descriptions
- Where to recruit volunteers
- Training and engaging volunteers
- How to show appreciation for your volunteers
About the Presenter:
Andrena Sawyer is the founder and CEO of P.E.R.K. Consulting (P.E.R.K.). She has over 10 years of experience in the human services and community development fields. Early on in her career, she noticed that small organizations that were providing the most needed services in the community were often limited by capacity and funding. Their efforts were crippled, and the results were long-lasting and negatively impacted the communities that these organizations served. This compelled her to start P.E.R.K., a firm that seeks to provide quality but affordable services for small to mid-sized organizations.
P.E.R.K. stands on its pillars of Passion, Experience, Relevance, and Knowledge. The team draws from