Tapping Into Community Potential
Three 60-minute webinars, Wednesdays starting January 16 at 3:00 p.m. EST.
This course is designed to help you increase the pool of volunteers in your area and more effectively communicate with groups you might be missing - specifically focusing on board members and corporate volunteers.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Volunteer Program Managers, Board Members, Executive Directors, and any nonprofit staff working with volunteers
You will leave with:
Part 1: Organizational Audit – Exploring Untapped Volunteer Potential in Your Community
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST
In the first session, we'll lead you through an audit of your nonprofit staff, board, and the surrounding community. We'll help you identify target groups for outreach and growth while providing useful tips and helpful tricks for engagement. At the end of this session you will have a clear view of untapped groups in your community and how to engage them as volunteers in your work.
Part 2: Engaging Non-Traditional Board Members
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST
In this session, we'll use the board audit from section #1 and explore way to recruit and retain board members from non-traditional groups like women, young people, and people of color. This session will explain the value of non-traditional perspectives and prepare you to have this conversation with your existing board members. At the end of this session you will have clear idea of how a diverse board can strengthen your organization and concrete steps to take to engage more people on your board.
Part 3: Corporate Engagement – Building Mutually Beneficial Corporate Relationships
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST
In Session 3 we'll focus on corporate volunteering. In this section we'll help you understand the corporate landscape and the variety of reasons that companies choose to engage with community. We'll help you make a case for companies to engage with your nonprofit and teach you to "talk the talk" of corporate volunteering. At the end of this session you will know how to engage local companies and businesses and present volunteer opportunities with a business lenses.