How to Virtually Train Volunteers: From Self-Guided Learning Modules to Deep Dive Trainings

October 21, 2020

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PT

 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET


This training covers how to prepare for a virtual volunteer training make sure it aligns with the goals of your volunteer program. We analyze instructional design and leave time to  practice training techniques that you could use in your own volunteer training program.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone that trains volunteers, including board members, Americorps volunteers, and direct service volunteers 

What The Training Will Cover

  • Preparing for a virtual training and get your volunteers committed to the process

  • Aligning your volunteer training with the goals of your volunteer program

  • Instructional design and how to weave these concepts into a volunteer training program

  • Engaging training techniques that you could use in your own virtual volunteer training program 



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Additional Information

All workshops are live and recorded.  It is best to attend live but if you miss the live workshop, you can watch the recordings and then reach out to the instructor with any follow up questions. After the conference, attendees will receive recordings and materials from the workshop.

Looking to register 3+ people? Email us at to receive $5 off per registration!

Please Note: We do not offer any other discounts for this training other than the member rate. 


Some of our favorite books and articles on adult education, facilitation, and training;  
  • Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience 
    Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1990), New York: Harper & Row

  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed 
    Freire, P. (1996), London: Penguin

  • Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning 
    Bowen, J. A. (2014), San Francisco, Calif: Jossey-Bass

  • Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom
    Hooks, B. (2017)

  • The Adult Learner 
    Knowles, M. S., & Holton, E. F. (2015), London: Routledge

  • Visual Meetings: How Graphics, Sticky Notes and Idea Mapping Can Transform Group Productivity
    Sibbet, D. (2013), Hoboken, N.J: Wiley

  • Tips & tools: The Art of Experiential Group Facilitation 
    Stanchfield, J. (2007), Oklahoma City, OK: Wood 'N' Barnes Publishing

  • Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques 
    Michalko, M., & cloudLibrary. (2017), S.l.: Random House

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