Improving Volunteer Management Across Your Advancement Effort

Venue: Online Webcast

Location: Online Webcast, United States

Event Date/Time: Feb 23, 2011
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Description

OVERVIEW

Volunteers help institutions boost their resources, engage a greater number of stakeholders, and manage essential events. However, correctly selecting, training, engaging, and evaluating volunteers remains a constant challenge in advancement shops across the institutional spectrum.

Join us online for a comprehensive, four-part webcast series designed to improve your shop's volunteer management. With each session covering a key piece of the volunteer puzzle, you will learn how to:

* Analyze your current effort
* Move to an institution-wide management program
* Effectively involve volunteers in alumni relations and annual giving
* Manage high-level volunteers throughout long campaign timelines
* Measure and evaluate board-level volunteers

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Session 1: Developing an Institution-Wide Volunteer Management Approach
Division and department managers that use volunteers to support their work will leave with:

* Know-how to analyze their current volunteer programming across campus
* A better understanding of the benefits of increasing their volunteer base
* A strategy for preparing their institutions to better manage all volunteers
* Future planning guidelines to follow in revamping volunteer structure across an institution

Session 2: Volunteers in Alumni Relations and Annual Giving: Challenges and Solutions
Alumni relations and annual giving managers will leave with:

* Tools for recruiting the best volunteers
* Successful strategies for keeping volunteers focused, motivated, and dedicated
* Proven solutions to common volunteer challenges
* Suggestions for virtually managing volunteers

Session 3: Managing Volunteers on Boards and in Campaigns
Advancement and campaign managers charged with staffing boards and involving board-level volunteers in a campaign setting will leave with:

* Tools for recruiting the best volunteers
* Best practices for managing high-level volunteers throughout a long campaign
* Ideas for approaching volunteer organization by region
* Strategy for stewarding campaign volunteers throughout a campaign cycle

Session 4: Metrics and Assessment for Board-Level Volunteers
Advancement professionals charged with staffing board-level volunteers will leave with:

* Measurement criteria options
* Arguments for implementing assessment measures
* Strategy for introducing performance management to current volunteers
* Suggestions for transitioning out volunteers
* Best practices for communicating your ROI

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