CAUSES Volunteer Leaders Training
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CAUSES Volunteer Leaders Training

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University of the District of Columbia

4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Building 44, Rooms 113 and 107

Washington, DC 20008

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This Workshop is NOT FREE. Cost: $45.00 to cover background check and training materials; $55.00 fee for Heartsaver® CPR AED books and completion certificate, paid by check or money order payable to the "University of the District of Columbia," for a total of $100.00. Please use 3901C in the memo line.

PLEASE, NO CASH.

Course Description: Volunteers are an integral part of the success of so many organizations. At the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES), we rely heavily on and greatly appreciate the contributions to our success through our hardworking volunteers. Over our many years of community service as the District of Columbia's only urban land grant institution, we have learned that proper training of volunteers is critical for the volunteer. Volunteers want to feel competent in their roles, and to know that they are making a contribution by serving their communities in a way that targets their intentions. The CAUSES Volunteer Leaders Training provides a framework of processes and procedures that volunteers in any organization should expect to experience in becoming effective and treasured volunteers. Volunteers will be engaged in activities and group projects that successfully drive home essential concepts that must be mastered before they begin their volunteer service. The program is broken into four separate sessions that includes five hours of face-to-face training, 4.5 hours of Heartsaver® CPR AED training, two hours of online training, and four hours of community volunteering with our CAUSES land grant programs. It is an experiential, engaging training experience that will leave volunteers feeling confident about how to best serve in their capacity as exceptional volunteers.

Dates: Two Saturdays, December 3, 2016, and December 10, 2016.

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December 3, 2016: 10:00 am-3:00 pm, Building 44, Room 113

December 10, 2016: 8:30 am-1:00 pm (CPR training), Building 44, Room 107 (Nursing lab)

Online training (at your leisure) after December 10, 2016

Community Service will be assigned after December 10, 2016

Registration or Contact: For more information, please contact Ashley Grant at ashley.grant1@udc.edu or (202) 274-7115.

Location: The University of the District of Columbia is located at 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008. The Van Ness/UDC Metro stop is location on the Red line. There is also a parking garage on campus for those who would prefer to drive ($8 for 1-3 hrs, $12 for 4-6 hrs). Limited metered street parking may be available.


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4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW

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Washington, DC 20008

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