The 3 R's of Volunteers: Recruitment, Retention and Recognition (Online)

Volunteers are incredibly important to today's nonprofits. According to the latest Bureau of Labor statistics, there are nearly 62 million volunteers in America. The Independent Sector values each volunteer hour given at more than $20 an hour. If you are you asking, "What can I do to use volunteers more effectively?" and, "What can I do to make the experience for my volunteers stand out?" then this session is for you. Discover concrete and easy steps that you can implement right away to build numbers and commitment among your volunteer pool, whether your organization is just starting out or you already have a strong team of volunteers. As a staff person, consultant, trainer and volunteer herself, Lynn O'Connell has worked with volunteers who are board members, fundraisers, special event coordinators, and general program staff. She is executive director of Computer C.O.R.E., which offers intensive training in basic computer skills to low-income adults. Lynn oversees a staff of seven and more than 185 volunteers who give approximately 12,000 hours annually. Lynn is a past president of Volunteer Alexandria.

NOTE: This course will be offered via Zoom. Register now and then the day before class the instructor will send you the link to attend. Look for an email with "CFU Zoom class" in the subject line. A good internet connection and a computer or device with a camera and mic are needed.

Dates:April 25, 2021 Check for other dates
Meets:One Sun., 1-3:30PM 04/25 (MT)
Location:ONLINE: Via Zoom
You could save $12.00 on this course by becoming a member of CFU Membership
Notes:Class time is MT. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed. You should download Zoom in advance of class it is free to install, Look for an email from your instructor with the subject line CFU Zoom class for the link. Be ready to log on and join the meeting 5-10 minutes prior to the class start time so you will be ready when class begins. If you have trouble using the link, just go to, click "Join a Meeting" and enter the meeting ID provided in the instructor's email.

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