How Volunteers Can Help You from Home - How to Recruit and Manage Virtual Volunteers to Help You Virtually (Recording)

  • Duration
    60 Minutes
  • Author
    Cherian Koshy
  • Course Level
  • Year Created
  • CFRE Approved
    1.00 Points


How Volunteers Can Help You from Home - How to Recruit and Manage Virtual Volunteers to Help You Virtually (Recording)

This webinar recording will feature step-by-step strategies for recruiting volunteers for virtual opportunities as well as managing them virtually. You’ll learn how to take your volunteer efforts to a whole new level. 

Volunteers are the lifeblood of any nonprofit organization and never before have they been more needed.  In the midst of social distancing now or in the future, it can seem harder than ever to recruit and manage volunteers. Volunteering is changing and evolving just like everything else around us. However, sharing virtual volunteer opportunities with your community can provide them with meaningful ways to fulfill their passions while advancing your mission at a critical time. 

Cherian is specifically qualified to teach this webinar recording because:

  1. Frontline fundraiser currently utilizing hundreds of volunteers in a wide variety of roles
  2. Governor-appointed commissioner of the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service (Volunteer Iowa) 
  3. Trained dozens of nonprofits in recruiting and managing nonprofits

During This Nonprofit Recorded Webinar You Will Learn:

  • How to identify virtual volunteer opportunities and outline job descriptions
  • How to budget for volunteer recruitment, management, training, and recognition
  • How to find volunteers who are best suited for virtual work
  • How to recruit volunteers: best practices that will move volunteers to yes!
  • How to manage your new and expanded volunteer base remotely
  • How to recognize your volunteers and ensure they have had a meaningful experience

You’ll Get These BONUS Materials:

  1. The Ultimate Volunteer Recruitment Guide
  2. The Total Volunteer Budget Spreadsheet
  3. The Top Virtual Volunteer Job Descriptions
  4. The Webinar Slides 
  5. The Webinar Recording 

What Attendees Said about This Nonprofit Webinar:

“I found many take aways and some new ways to look at old issues.”

Hayley Rees, Lead to Read KC

“CharityHowTo is really helping me learn how to think differently about volunteer work and altruism.”

Jim Sliney, Patients Rising

“I really appreciated the focus on thanking the volunteers and how to personalize it, the mindset that all the paid positions could be done as a volunteer, the planning needed to create volunteer positions and recruitment, helpful tools and a template on creating a budget, and how volunteers can also be your donors.  I really liked the idea of using CauseVID!” 

Ann Stoddard, Pathways of Hope

“Jam-packed with information that is backed by research and experience as well as new ideas and inspiring, thought-provoking content. Highly recommended!”

Danielle Naples, YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh.

“This webinar was a very thorough and detailed presentation about Volunteer Recruitment and Management. The speaker was very engaging and provided some really great insights and tips as well as wonderful resources!”

Swarnima Aswinkumar, Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS)

“This was very informative & gave useful information even for us Canadians!  We are just starting out with a volunteer program so this was great information to get us on our way.”

Leslie Brachman, Deaf & Hear Alberta

About Your Topic Expert:

Cherian Koshy is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and AFP Master Trainer with more than twenty years of experience. He serves as the Director of Development at Des Moines Performing Arts, one of the nation's premier arts organizations. As a member of the advisory panel for Rogare: The Fundraising Think Tank, he has written a number of articles and contributed to a number of papers on fundraising ethics, professional development, and philanthropy in the US. He was appointed by the governor to Iowa’s Commission on Volunteer Service where he helps advance legislation to support volunteerism and engage Iowans in volunteer activity. He is a co-founder of the Des Moines Fundraising Institute, a non-profit designed to instruct fundraisers on best practices. Nationally, he serves as a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals External Relations and Professional Development Divisions as well as a regular presenter at the AFP International Conference and regional workshops on fundraising. 

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