Webinar Series: Tapping Into Community Potential

Webinar Series: Tapping Into Community Potential

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Name: Webinar Series: Tapping Into Community Potential
Date: January 16, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Event Description:

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 ATTENDVolunteer Program Managers, Board Members, Executive Directors, and any nonprofit staff working with volunteers



You will leave with:

• A comprehensive board audit
• A concrete action plan to recruit more diverse board members
• Effective messaging to engage and recruit corporate volunteers



Part 1: Organizational Audit – Exploring Untapped Volunteer Potential in Your Community

WednesdayJanuary 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

WednesdayJanuary 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 3Corporate Engagement – Building Mutually Beneficial Corporate Relationships

WednesdayJanuary 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. 

*All sessions will be recorded and the recording will be available to all registered participants. Participants who are unable to attend one or more of the sessions will still have access to all course materials. 


Event Media:
View this webinar from the comfort of your desk!

Date/Time Information:

Wednesdays starting January 16, 3:00pm - 4:30pm EST

KNN Members: $30 (3 webinar series - click to receive your discount code in the Benefits and Discount Codes/Members-Only Registration Discounts tab in the Member Information Center!)

Potential Members: $60 (3 webinar series)

*Registration includes webinar recordings.
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