Volunteer Management Training Series

Event Date: 
Repeats every 2 weeks every Thursday 6 times. Also includes Thu Jan 18 2018.
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:00am
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 9:00am
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 9:00am
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 9:00am
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:00am
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 9:00am
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:00am
Event Details: 

NOTE: Due to system maintenance, the first session in this series has been rescheduled to January 18 at 9:00 AM

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Volunteer Centers of Iowa in partnership with the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service is pleased to announce an online volunteer management training series that begins on January 11, 2018 January 18, 2018.

The online volunteer management series will enhance best practices training and provide a consistent curriculum to be used throughout the state. The webinar series is live, interactive and the online classes are presented by leading experts across the state.

Your involvement in this training series will connect you with other volunteer coordinators/ managers throughout the state and provide an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of this advanced curriculum.

VMTS is geared toward individuals that are fairly new to managing or coordinating volunteers for nonprofits, schools, government sector, faith-based organizations or service organizations.

Volunteer Management Training Series includes six sessions:
1. Understanding Volunteering: Exploring the Heart of the Volunteer Sector
2. Planning: Building A Solid Foundation
3. Recruiting and Placement: Matching Volunteer Skills with Service Needs
4. Training and Orientation: Achieving Service Excellence
5. Supervision: Maximizing the Volunteer Experience
6. Evaluation: Improving Results Using Data and Feedback

Dates: January 18 – March 22, 2018
Time: 9-10:30 a.m.
Cost: $125 for all six sessions

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT VOLUNTEER CENTERS OF IOWA: https://volunteeriowa.org/volunteercentersiowa


January 11, 2018, January 18, 2018, 9:00-10:30 a.m., Joy Talmon, United Way of Central Iowa -- Understanding Volunteering: Exploring the Heart of the Volunteer Sector:

  • Current volunteer trends
  • Characteristics of effective volunteer programs
  • Volunteer motivation models

January 25, 2018, 9:00-10:30 a.m., Sue Driscoll, United Way of East Central Iowa -- Planning: Building a Solid Foundation:

  • Conducting basic needs assessments
  • Developing a purpose statement, policies and budget
  • Creating appropriate volunteer positions
  • Developing position descriptions
  • Volunteer risk management

February 8, 2018, 9:00-10:30 a.m. Lauren Finke, Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley -- Recruiting and Placement: Matching Volunteer Skills with Service Needs:

  • Developing and implementing a targeted recruitment strategy
  • Crafting a volunteer recruitment message
  • Interviewing, screening, and matching techniques

February 22, 2018, 9:00-10:30 a.m. Nichole Sorgenfrey, United Way of Muscatine -- Training and Orientation: Achieving Service Excellence:

  • Difference between orientation and training
  • Assess training needs
  • Develop effective volunteer training strategy
  • Effective training delivery

March 8, 2018, 9:00-10:30 a.m. Sue Prochazka, Volunteer Center of Big River United Way -- Supervision: Maximizing the Volunteer Experience:

  • Defining and communicating expectations
  • Dealing with difficult volunteers
  • Developing volunteer work plans
  • Recognizing volunteers

March 22, 2018, 9:00-10:30 a.m. Patti Fields, United Way Volunteer Center -- Evaluation: Improving Results Using Data and Feedback:

  • Benefits and purpose of evaluation
  • Steps to developing and implementing an evaluation plan
  • Levels of evaluation
  • Deciding what to evaluate
  • Methods for evaluation
  • Introduction to logic model
  • Communicating results to constituents
Event Location: 
Webinar series

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