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Redefining Your Volunteer Community

In partnership with Volunteer NH, we are pleased to welcome back Beth Steinhorn of VQ Volunteer Strategies for a 5-part virtual series "Leveraging the Power of Volunteers". This is Session 5 in the series. Registration includes all 5 sessions (and recordings) of the series: May 20, 27, June 10, 17, and 24, 10-11:30am. 

The volunteer sector has evolved over generations to leverage the changing landscape of volunteerism, but this past year has certainly delivered more change than ever before. Not only do social, economic, and generational trends affect how individuals volunteer, but the pandemic transformed how organizations attract, engage, and retain qualified volunteers.

What lessons can we learn from the challenges imposed by the pandemic and what role will you, as a leader of volunteers, play in harnessing volunteer power in the months ahead? Join Presenter Beth Steinhorn for an interactive series exploring how volunteer engagement can be core to reopening (not just a side note!) and a vital resource for returning to more normalized operations.

Session 5: Redefining Community

Whether volunteers serve on-site or remotely, ensuring that volunteers feel a part of something bigger than just themselves can transform one-time volunteers into truly engaged and committed volunteers. Nowhere is that more important than in a hybrid volunteer workforce – with some volunteers onsite and others virtual. In this session, discover 7 principles to nurture your community of volunteers by leveraging social media, strategically designing communications, checking-in regularly, and celebrating together – even if virtually. Remember, individuals often start volunteering to make a difference, but they stay when they develop relationships and feel a part of a team. So, building those relationships and nurturing community today will serve your future well.

Other Sessions in the Series

Zoom link to access the sessions will be sent to all registrants a day or two in advance.

Session recordings will be sent to all registrants.

About the Presenter

Beth Steinhorn

Beth Steinhorn, President of VQ Volunteer Strategies, partners with organizations and their leadership to increase their impact through strategic and innovative engagement. The author of multiple books and articles on strategic volunteer engagement, she is a popular speaker and trainer, known for her interactive and inspiring presentations. As a thought leader, Beth regularly participates in the national dialogue about volunteerism and engagement. 

Learn more about Beth Steinhorn here. 

Thanks to the support of our sponsor, this series can be offered at a low cost to registrants. 

This program has been generously sponsored by Volunteer NH.

Date/Time: Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30 am
Location: Webinar ,
Fees: Series (Five Sessions): Member - $50; Not yet member - $100

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