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Strategic Volunteer Recruitment

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2800 Live Oak Street

Dallas, TX 75204

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Strategic Volunteer Recruitment is an interactive 2 hour training and professional development course for volunteer coordinators at all levels. Participants will learn how to assess organizational needs and identify target volunteers best equipped to address those needs. You will then practice writing effective volunteer opportunity postings and adapt postings to attract your target audience.

The course is ideal for anyone responsible for recruiting volunteers, whether you are new to the field or a seasoned professional in need of a refresher to reach a desired target audiences of volunteers. Program managers, executive directors, development staff, and volunteer leaders are encouraged to attend.

Participation in this training will help you:

  • Increase awareness of the characteristics of various types of volunteers
  • Gain a broader perspective on which volunteers can best meet organizational needs
  • Improve skills in targeting volunteer recruitment messages to attract the right volunteers
  • Adapt standard messages to reach your preferred target audience
  • Build successful engagement process for increased satisfaction from volunteers, staff and clients

Facilitator: Karen Reid, MA, CVA

As founder and principal of Kaber Communications, Karen draws on her extensive expertise to
help organizations cultivate dynamic engagement programs so they can provide meaningful,
relevant volunteer opportunities. An accomplished trainer and speaker, Karen is Certified in Volunteer Administration and has overseen successful volunteer programs throughout the U.S. She holds an MA in Journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Karen currently sits on the International Association of Business Communicators Foundation Committee and is Communications Chair for the Texas Volunteer Management Conference. She is a member of DADV, DOVIA, the DFW Academy of Culture Ambassadors and Al!ve.

Cost is $65 for VolunteerNow members and $90 for nonmembers

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Are scholarships available for this training?

With generous underwriting by the Amon G. Carter Foundation, professional development scholarships are available to volunteer administrators and other nonprofit staff/ board members to attend any of our trainings. To apply for a scholarship, click here for our on-line scholarship application. Once a scholarship is approved you will be provided with a promotional code to use with your registration.

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