Social Media and Volunteer Engagement

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Upcoming Dates

Thursday, May 15, 2014
11:00am - 12pm Pacific / 2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
11:00am - 12pm Pacific / 2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern
Duration: 
60 minutes
Facilitator(s): 
Hosted By: 
VolunteerMatch
Cost: 
Free
Volunteer engagement is changing. What do you need to know about social media as a volunteer program manager? How can you use social media to promote your volunteer opportunities and recruit volunteers? This webinar will offer an introduction to including social media in your volunteer recruitment and retention plans. You'll see examples of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, as well as blogs that other nonprofits have successfully used to draw attention to their organizations and volunteer opportunities. You'll also learn about the social media tools available as part of your VolunteerMatch account that can help you promote your volunteer opportunity on other social networking sites.
What You'll Learn: 
  1. What social media is and why it matters
  2. How to use social media to recruit and engage volunteers
  3. The Do’s and Don’ts of managing social media tools
  4. Where to go to get resources and help
Supplemental Materials: 

Not applicable

Who Should Attend: 
  • VolunteerMatch nonprofit account members
  • Nonprofit volunteer managers
  • Anyone interested in learning more about social media and volunteer management
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Facilitator(s):

Jennifer Bennett is the Senior Manager of Education & Training at VolunteerMatch.

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

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