Citywide Volunteer Engagement – Why, How, and Where to Begin

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Duration: 
60 minutes
Hosted By: 
VolunteerMatch
Cost: 
Free

Engaging volunteers is a powerful strategy to strengthen communities. Yet, many city staff and residents encounter challenges when seeking leadership support for citywide engagement strategies, plus they lack convincing case studies from other cities. In this webinar, be introduced to research and pathways to help you build a case and support for citywide volunteer engagement, Then, through a panel of peers from cities that have successfully instituted citywide engagement strategies, gain advice and ask questions of these professionals from such cities as Flint, MI, Fort Collins, CO, Plano, TX, and New York City.

Participants will also have access to a new free and downloadable Citywide Volunteer Engagement Guide.

Who Should Attend: 
  • Volunteer Engagement Leaders
  • City Volunteer Coordinators
  • Community Based Organization Staff
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Facilitator(s):

Sue Schafer, Volunteer Services Program Manager, Fort Collins, CO
Dabash Negash is the Chief of Staff of NYC Service, a division of the NYC Mayor’s Office
Jenny McArdle is the Director of Community Impact at United Way of Genesee County in Flint, MI.
Corina Sadler, CVA, is Volunteer Resources Supervisor for the City of Plano, Texas
President, VQ Volunteer Strategies

How does the webinar work?

You attend the webinar using your Internet connection. Once you register, your confirmation email will provide you with an Internet link where you join the webinar at the specified date and time. The webinar audio uses your computer's microphone or speakers (VoIP). A telephone option is also available for audio. You will also be able to ask questions during the webinar.

System Requirements:

PC based attendees - Windows 7, Vista XP or 2003 Server
Mac based attendees - Mac OS X 10.5 or newer