CLM8114 - Volunteer Recruitment and Management

Course CodeCLM8114
Course TitleVolunteer Recruitment and Management
Description
Disregard 'Number of Open Seats' information. All students enrolling in this class will be placed on the wait list and notified of their enrollment status 10 weeks prior to the course start date.

Volunteers can play a critical factor in meeting the management objectives of the FWS. Participants in this course learn to develop and maintain strong volunteer and group service programs. Discussion explores the benefits and challenges of working with volunteers. Examples of resident and non-resident volunteer programs throughout the FWS are also discussed.
Objectives:
Identify appropriate applications of a volunteer program at your site;
Describe strategies for recruiting and maintaining volunteer staff;
Determine appropriate methods of training and supervising volunteer staff;
Suggest ways of integrating volunteers with paid staff;
Discuss incentives and benefits for volunteers;
Outline techniques that provide involvement, build morale and promote team building;
List examples of group service projects; and
Discuss the use of internships to meet the objectives of organizational programs.
Target Audience:
Conservation managers with the responsibility of working with volunteer programs.

TUITION FEES: The Cost To Learner displayed in the Course Details is an approximate amount. Please refer to the 'Class Cost to Learner' displayed in the Class Details for the specific class session you wish to attend. NCTC Standard Tuition fees are scheduled to change beginning October 1, 2012. Additional information is available at the NCTC website.

Note: Tuition is not applicable to FWS, BLM and NPS employees

Delivery MethodOnline
Instructional Hours18
Credits/CEUs1.0
Course Content ContactMARILYN WILLIAMS; Phone: 304.876.7940; Email: marilyn_williams@fws.gov;
Extracted from DOI LEARN on8/31/2014 4:02:41 AM

Schedule:  CLM8114 - Volunteer Recruitment and Management

StartEndSession InformationLocationSession ContactRegister
09/02/2014 09/11/2014

Online LAURIE HEUPEL
(304) 876-7486
laurie_heupel@fws.gov
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08/04/2015 08/27/2015 Class begins 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Class every Tuesday & Thursday for 6 weeks
National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) Laurie Heupel
(304) 876-7486
laurie_heupel@fws.gov
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