Are You Ready for the Next Wave?. Navigating the Waters of Skills-based Volunteerism Nancy Long, Executive Service Corps of Washington Allison Carl White, Seattle Works. Purpose: To develop practices that support successful skills-based volunteerism. Key Outcomes
Nancy Long, Executive Service Corps
Allison Carl White, Seattle Works
At the end of this session you will be able to:
Definition: Using the professional skills of volunteers to build organizational strength and increase nonprofit capacity.
…volunteers with specialized skills
…highly skilled volunteers
“You don’t need to know where you are going. Just keep walking.”
Square peg in a round hole?
Determining a good “fit”
Supplement to the Volunteer Management Audit (Energize Inc./Susan Ellis)
We insure that specialized volunteers are given the staff support and resources needed to accomplish their projects.
….Use Volunteer Brokers!
Nancy Long, Executive Director, ESC
Alison Carl White, Executive Director, Seattle WorksAlison@seattleworks.org 206.356.1313www.seattleworks.org