Community Volunteer Workshop

October 23, 2012 Tue Oct 23 13:30:00 GMT 2012


Develop skills to improve your volunteer program.
Enhance your ability to explain the importance of volunteering.
Network with those who can help you strengthen your volunteer efforts.

For more information please email


8:00 – 8: 30 Registration
8:30 – 9:40 Welcome Address
9:45 – 10:40 Breakout I
10:45 – 11:45 Breakout II
(Choose 2 of the sessions below)

Session 1

How to Keep Volunteers Engaged

Jenn Anderson, Hope Lutheran Church

Session 2

Volunteer Management as a Career? You bet!

Deb Kluck, Hospice of the Red River Valley

Session 3

Using FirstLink to Connect Volunteers with Volunteer Opportunities

Sheila Borgerding, FirstLink

12:00 – 1:30 General Session with Lunch

Lessons Learned when a Snowball Turns into an Avalanche

Tracy Briggs, Forum Communications

1:45 – 2:35 Round Tables I

1. Online (Connecting through Social Media)
2. Youth and Family Volunteers
3. Valuing Employee Volunteering to the Employer
4. Recruitment and Retention
5. One Time Large Volunteer Groups

2:40 – 3:30 – Round Tables II

6. Creating Internship Programs/Finding Valuable Volunteer Positions
7. Offline (Connecting Face to Face)
8. Kudos to the Volunteers
9. Time Management
10. Diversity in Volunteerism

3:40 – 4:30 pm – Closing Session

Now What?: Tactics for Turning Information into Action

Dawn Kaiser, The Village Family Service Center

Registration and Cost Information:

Early Bird Registration ends October 5, 2012.
Must register before October 17, 2012.

Registration options:
___ A. $50 Early Bird entire workshop (lunch included)
___ B. $75 Entire workshop after early bird deadline (lunch included)
___ C. $15 Only general session (lunch included)
___ D. $60 All sessions except general session (lunch not included)

Advanced registration is required. The schedule is subject to change.

Hilton Garden Inn
4351 17th Ave S
Fargo, North Dakota (ND) 58103


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