How to Manage Difficult Volunteers: Key Strategies and Action Steps to Implement

September 27, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PT | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

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WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

Every nonprofit leader deals with difficult committee members, volunteers, or board members. Difficult volunteers can prevent nonprofits leaders from effectively pursuing their mission and programs and can negatively impact staff and other volunteers. In this training, we will review common issues that arise and offer step-by-step solutions to mitigate these issues. Volunteer issues covered in the workshop will include social media policies, interpersonal conflicts among volunteers and with staff, alignment of volunteer expectations, volunteer engagement, and volunteer retention. Participants in this workshop will leave with strategies and tools to immediately implement in their own organizations to more effectively manage their volunteer force.

Who Should Attend?

Individuals and organizations that manage volunteers

What The Training Will Cover

  • Understand the theories surrounding why volunteers can become difficult.

  • Review how to develop structures and procedures to ensure effective volunteer management

  • Leave with a toolkit of tips to mitigate or handle conflict arising within organizations such as how to fire a volunteer or diffuse a difficult situation.

  • Understand how to improve volunteer orientations, policies, and handbooks for long-term organizational benefit.

Additional Information

All workshops are live & recorded. Registrants receive slides & recordings. It is best to attend live. If you miss the workshop, you can watch the recordings and reach out to the instructor with any questions.

REGISTRATION TYPE

FEE

Premier Members

FREE

Members 

$25

Non-Members

$50

Looking to register 3+ people? Email us at program@nonprofitlearninglab.org to receive $5 off per registration!

Please Note: 

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

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