Part 2 Owen Volunteer Management Part 2. Volunteer Management Part 2 Kathryn Owen [email protected] Objectives. Develop an Orientation Develop a Training Program Building Bridges between volunteers and the organization Utilizing evaluations to make your program a success Recognition.
10 Important elements:
Signing in and out
Review job description
Safety procedures and policies
Job description: signed and dated with details of the job time frame and expectations
Benefits: what the organization can do because of them
Tour: tour of agency, may be virtual (where to sign in, where to put personal belongings, restrooms, break room, parking, their work area, emergency exits, office equipment)
Safety procedures and policies: where to go in case of an emergency, first aid kit, how to contact emergency professionals
Equipment Instructions: for telephone, internet, other office equipment
Evaluation: a first day evaluation at the end of the first day’s work
Barriers to Success: Why do staff members resist working with volunteers?
Finding the right volunteer assignment is like buying shoes…… The first ones you try may not suit your style or be comfortable. You might have to experiment with a few before you find the perfect fit.
Daily Volunteer Evaluation shoes……
I was made to feel welcome. 1-5
I was included as part of the team. 1-5
I was provided adequate information about my responsibilities. 1-5
I was given more responsibility that I could handle. 1-5
What else might you ask?
Volunteer Recognition shoes……
The payment volunteers receive for a job well done.
List five virtually free ideas for volunteer recognition: shoes…… 1.___________________________________2.___________________________________3.___________________________________4.___________________________________5.___________________________________etc…..