Volunteer Recruitment & Retention - Workshop
Maintaining a strong volunteer program can require some fine tuning to bring the right volunteers through your doors, and keep them engaged and offering their expertise. So what is the recipe for great volunteer recruitment and retention? Join Leanna Hill from Volunteer Victoria in this interactive workshop to learn more about promising practices in the field; and to begin the work of enhancing your own recruitment and retention strategies.
Participants will be able to:
- Explain current Canadian volunteering trends and their implications on your own volunteer programs
- Discuss volunteer motivation and its importance in recruiting & retaining volunteers
- Analyse the profiles of specific target groups of volunteers for your organizations and how to recruit them
- Discuss strategies for retaining your program’s volunteers
- Build a next steps plan
When: November 14th 9:00 - 1:00 pm
Where: Sooke Child, Youth & Family Centre, 6672 Wadams Way, Sooke
Cost: 4 Hour Workshops - $40/members $50/non-members (further discounts and travel subsidies available. Contact us to enquire.)
This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program.
About the Facilitator:
Leanna Hill is passionate about community and the role that each individual plays in supporting a healthy community. Committed to lifelong learning principles, she has been facilitating workshops and leadership learning opportunities for over a decade, and she holds a Master of Arts in Leadership through Royal Roads University and a Bachelor of Arts in French from SFU. She has many years experience working in community serving organizations, with much of that time spent supporting emerging professionals and youth in their leadership development and community engagement. In her various roles within the non-profit sector, Leanna has coordinated volunteers in schools, large-scale community events, and in community centres.