Monday, August 31, 2020 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM PDT
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Santa Clara, CA 95054

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SCORE Silicon Valley 

Nonprofit seminar: Success with Nonprofit Volunteers - 08/31/2020 - C0405 

08/31/2020 - C0405

Learn how to recruit, motivate and retain volunteers for your nonprofit

Volunteers is a two-hour workshop for nonprofit staff and leaders and newcomers in nonprofit businesses. The focus of this presentation supports nonprofit startups and staff and leadership of existing nonprofits. This is a popular class so please sign up early. Excellent learning experience for all nonprofit staff.

As nonprofit staff funding becomes scarce, the need for a well trained and informed volunteer staff is essential to meet labor shortage needs and support added services. The simplified process for recruiting, training, and supporting volunteers is based on a book titled Recruiting Volunteers: A Guide for Non-Profits by Mary Ann Burke and Carl Liljenstolpe. 

You will learn how to:

  • Reassess your use of volunteers
  • Identify new functional roles for volunteers
  • Consider innovative recruiting strategies
  • Design a comprehensive volunteer training
  • Create ongoing volunteer evaluations
  • Cross-train volunteers for leadership

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate how you can use volunteers in your organization
  • Clarify your organization’s mission and use of volunteers
  • Identify how to use volunteers in various capacities
  • Understand volunteer recruitment strategies
  • Increase your use of volunteers in new leadership roles

    What People are Saying
  • "I needed this workshop when our agency was struggling to stay alive!"
  • “Casts a different view on dealing with volunteers”
  • “Very helpful information and tips”

Registration fee: $25 

Veterans: Free admission is available for this class.  Click Here for details.

The password protected link to join this video class will be included in the registration confirmation email.   

If you have trouble registering, send an email to info@svscore.org

About The Speaker

Mary Ann Burke

Mary Ann Burke has served as a credentialed parent education volunteer development trainer and fund development adjunct professor for over thirty years in California’s schools. She is the author of four Corwin Press Books on parent and community engagement in schools. Her Recruiting Volunteers and Simplified Grantwriting books highlight how communities can partner together to use volunteers as leaders and as a resource to support services and resources for families and schools. Dr. Burke has presented volunteer training and development, school-community engagement, and fund development strategies at numerous state and national parent and community engagement events. Dr. Burke has an Ed.D. with a focus on Educational Economics and Finance from the University of Southern. She is a certified California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO) Chief Business Officer.

Counseling for Nonprofits:

Silicon Valley SCORE members, with nonprofit experience in Silicon Valley, offer counseling for nonprofits. Counseling sessions can be requested with the following experienced members: Nadera Alum, Ted Cooper, Bharat Desai, Frank DeTurris, John Edwards, Bob Goedjen, Michael Kovalich, Ray Noble, Karun Shimoga, Pam Vavra, and Neal Weinstein