Volunteer Coordinator Forums & Peer-to-Peer Networking Sessions
We are pleased to announce our 2021 schedule. Spring sessions will be held on zoom, the fall is TBD. The schedule and topics are tentative. Look for updates to these sessions and registration links on this website.
Volunteer Coordinator Forums
Volunteer Coordinator Forums are facilitated networking and educational programs for volunteer coordinators, coordinated and run by the Volunteer Center Team and invited guest speakers. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet colleagues, share ideas/programs, and discuss common concerns related to a specific topic. Each forum contains hands on practical applications of common scenarios encountered in managing and coordinating volunteers.
Tuesday, February 16th 1:00-2:30pm Skills Based & Virtual Volunteering (SESSION COMPLETE)
Tuesday, May 25th 1:00-2:30pm Effective Volunteer Recruiting
Thursday, September 9th 1:00-2:30pm Volunteer Retention and Recognition
New this year are our interactive peer-to-peer networking and discussion sessions. These sessions provide a platform for volunteer engagement professionals to connect with and learn from each other. The format allows for discussion of current topics in volunteer program management, and for sharing of challenges, ideas, and successes. Some sessions include a facilitated activity to help practitioners set goals and develop action items for success.
Thursday, February 18th 1:00-2:00pm Volunteer Conflict Management (SESSION COMPLETE)
Learn from your peers in this interactive virtual workshop on managing volunteer conflict. Discuss challenging volunteer conflict situations and ways to handle them. Learn tips to design your volunteer engagement program in a way that can minimize the potential for volunteer conflict.
Thursday, May 6th 1:00-2:30pm Change Management: What Will Your Volunteer Program Look Like Going Forward? (SESSION COMPLETE)
The last 14 months have brought a lot of change to our volunteer programs. Attend this peer-to peer session and share challenges you have faced and exchange practical suggestion for ways to help move your volunteer program forward. This will be an interactive share-and-learn virtual session.
More Peer to Peer sessions for Fall 2021 to be announced!
If you have any questions about these sessions, please email Meghan.