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Supercharge Your Volunteer Supervisory Skills and Expertise

Posted Sep 25, 2019 09:16 AM
Attention volunteer professionals! We’re offering two upcoming opportunities for you to supercharge your volunteer supervisory skills and expertise.

Learn from knowledgeable trainer Stephanie Heffner at these workshops presented in partnership with United Way of King County. Stephanie is passionate about finding creative solutions to engaging the community in meaningful and impactful ways that address an organization’s needs.

Both workshops are at Pacific Tower in Seattle’s north Beacon Hill neighborhood. We recommend you take a look at these driving and parking instructions ahead of time.

Overcoming the Barriers to Family Volunteering
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019
2:00 to 5:00 p.m. | Cost: $15

Winter is coming, which means school breaks and holiday cheer are right around the corner. This means your organization will have more chances for families to come visit and volunteer. Explore the benefits of multi-generational engagement, ways to structure mutually beneficial volunteer projects that succeed, mitigating risks, and ideas for fun age appropriate activities.

Life Cycle of Effective Volunteer Management
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Cost: $49

For a busy nonprofit professional, effectively managing volunteers can seem daunting – even challenging – but with a little time and intention you can go from being solely reactive to highly effective at engaging volunteers. You will be guided you through the critical components of setting a volunteer program up for success, learning things like:

  • Writing great volunteer descriptions
  • Recruiting fantastic volunteers
  • Orientation and training
  • Building your supervisory skills
  • Evaluation techniques

This session is designed to meet the needs of volunteer managers with less than two years of experience in the field or those looking to refresh their understanding of the basics.