April Webinar Preview: Revise & Refresh Your Volunteer Program

April webinar preview at VolunteerMatchSpring has sprung and we’re shaking off the winter blues with our webinars in April. This month you’ll learn how to increase capacity by getting back to the basics. We’ll cover the core concepts of volunteer management including the three ‘R’s: recruitment, retention and recognition. So whether you’re new to VolunteerMatch—or just in need of a refresher—here are four webinar you don’t want to miss!

VolunteerMatch: Getting Started

In this webinar we’ll tell you how to post volunteer opportunities in order to recruit the volunteers you need. You’ll also learn how to manage and maintain your VolunteerMatch account. All attendees will receive a coupon good for three free months of our premium account known as Community Leader.

The New Volunteer Managers Toolkit

This webinar will walk you through the three ‘R’s – recruitment, retention and recognition. We’ll discuss program components such as interviews, orientations, volunteer handbooks, and more. All attendees will receive a sample packet with examples of program documents and assessment checklists to help you evaluate your existing program.

Fighting Hunger Together: The Basics of Volunteer Management

From handbooks to retention plans, in this webinar we’ll discuss all the basic components of a volunteer management program. We will focus specifically on the needs of hunger relief organizations, though all types of organizations are welcome to attend. This webinar was originally designed for new volunteer managers, but even seasoned professionals can learn something new.

Creating a Comprehensive and Engaging Volunteer Training Program

This webinar will teach you how to determine what information you should be sharing with your volunteers to prepare them for their roles. We’ll discuss how to present this information using different delivery methods that appeal to adult learners. Assessing what your volunteers have learned, and creating ongoing training and professional development for your volunteers will also be covered.

Check out more of our free webinars for nonprofits in the Learning Center.