3 Ways to Boost Your Skills During National Volunteer Week

Boost Your Volunteer Engagement SkillsHappy National Volunteer Week! Throughout the week, we’re celebrating the amazing people who volunteer and make volunteerism possible by sharing easy ways to listen, learn, inspire, and act!

Up today: Learn. We’ll show you 3 ways to boost your volunteer engagement skills during National Volunteer Week 2016 and beyond.

  1. Join a Webinar

On Thursday April 14, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT / 2 p.m. ET, our in-house CVA and volunteer engagement expert Jennifer Bennett will explain how to effectively delegate volunteer engagement and management work to volunteers so you have the opportunity to “think bigger.” Learn more about this free webinar and reserve your spot today!

Can’t make it on Thursday or interested in different topics? Jennifer hosts multiple webinars each month. Check out this list of upcoming topics.

  1. Find Out Where You Stand

How does your volunteer engagement program compare with others? VolunteerPro recently released a volunteer management benchmark report based on a survey of 930 volunteer engagement professionals. Want to know if job title affects salary? How about the top volunteer engagement challenges? It’s all there and more.

Read about the report’s six most surprising findings or download the full report to get an in-depth understanding of the state of the industry.

  1. Read It From the Experts

What if you could get perspectives from 35 of the leading volunteer engagement experts under one book cover? Each chapter of Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights Changing the World is written by an expert on a specific and important volunteerism-related topic. The book contains actionable advice on strengthening volunteer programs as well as broader explorations on the nature of volunteer engagement. Learn more and get your copy now.

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Volunteer engagement professionals wear many hats, and spare time can be hard to come by. But by investing in some “me-time” to learn new skills and boost your volunteer engagement knowledge, you’ll in turn boost the impact and efficiency of your volunteer program. Happy learning!

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