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August 2017
Free

Exchange on Volunteerism, August 2017: How to Empower Volunteers

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Puri Business School, 5100 East State St
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

August 2, 2017: Exchange on Volunteerism How to Empower Volunteers (Make the Work their Own!) Some volunteers will prefer rote, straightforward tasks. But others would truly thrive in an environment where they felt empowered to make their work their own! Learn and share ways you have seen volunteers become empowered and the deepened sense of purpose (and commitment!) that can bring to their relationship with your organization. Keri Nelson, Executive Director, Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity, will facilitate. Exchange on…

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September 2017
Free

Exchange on Volunteerism, September 2017: Making Meaningful Volunteer Experiences

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Puri Business School, 5100 East State St
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

September 6, 2017: Exchange on Volunteerism Making Meaningful Volunteer Experiences Even if a volunteer only walks through your doors one time, making that one experience incredibly meaningful can help create a powerful advocate for your mission. How can you ensure that every volunteer is afforded the opportunity to engage in meaningful work? Our facilitator will be Carol Ayers, Volunteer Coordinator, Rockford Rescue Mission. Exchange on Volunteerism meetings are free and open to anyone interested in learning more about volunteerism and…

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October 2017
Free

Exchange on Volunteerism, October 2017: Technology and Today’s Volunteer

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Puri Business School, 5100 East State St
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

October 4, 2017: Exchange on Volunteerism Technology and Today's Volunteer In 2016, the number of smartphone users surpassed the number of desktop computer users in the United States. Chances are, be they Boomers or Millennials, your volunteers are accessing information about your opportunities in very different ways than they did even just 5 years ago. It may seem impossible to keep up -- don't despair! Bring your tips, tricks, and questions to this month's Exchange, facilitated by Keri Nelson, Executive…

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November 2017
Free

Exchange on Volunteerism, Nov. 2017: Paperwork, Paperwork, & More Paperwork!

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Puri Business School, 5100 East State St
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

November 1, 2017: Exchange on Volunteerism Paperwork, Paperwork, and More Paperwork! You've got job descriptions, applications, timesheets, handbooks...a whole library of resources that sometimes seem more overwhelming than helpful, but which may be totally useful for someone else to see! Bring your standard documents to share and get ready to be amazed at the creative things other folks are doing -- or surprised by how useful your paperwork is to someone else! Carol Ayars, Volunteer Coordinator, Rockford Rescue Mission, will…

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December 2017
Free

Exchange on Volunteerism, December 2017: Background Checks

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Puri Business School, 5100 East State St
Rockford, IL 61108 United States

December 6, 2017: Exchange on Volunteerism Background Checks What resources for performing background checks are out there? How many "levels" of checks should you be completing? How often do the checks need to be repeated? Bring your sources and your questions, as we wrap up another year of Exchange with a very important topic for every organization. Keri Nelson, Executive Director. Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity, will facilitate. Exchange on Volunteerism meetings are free and open to anyone interested in…

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