Volunteers allow organizations to exponentially expand their impact. But how do you make sure volunteer resources are organized to accomplish this?
This workshop will explore specific aspects of engagement planning, including:
- recruitment of diverse supporters and volunteers
- advancing volunteer opportunities
- getting systems and tools to manage increased engagement, and
- establishing protocols for volunteer-led engagement.
The session will spend time working through models that maximize the number of volunteers your organization can handle.
Participants will leave with:
- A refined or new volunteer engagement strategy;
- Recommendations on tools and systems to support heightened engagement activities; and
- Completed volunteer protocols assessment
This workshop is one of a three-part workshop series, learn more about the series here.
All workshops will include tools, tips, case studies and the opportunity to network with like-minded organizations. Each participant will receive a workbook with activities, exercises, tools and resources.
Register for one or all workshops! Registration required for each workshop.
Free parking available. Lunch provided. Limited space available.
About London Environmental Network
London Environmental Network (LEN) connects, educates and supports individuals and local organizations in transitioning to a more sustainable future. As lead organizer for these workshops, LEN is excited to support and increase the knowledge and capacity of environmental organizations.
About Westminster Ponds Centre Signal Boost Initiative
These workshops are supported by the Westminster Ponds Centre Signal Boost Initiative.
The goal of this initiative is to support directly, and through local environmental organizations, environmental education opportunities available in London. As part of this initiative a community education space will be established at the Westminster Ponds Centre (Bruce Pavilion) located at the Westminster Ponds/Pond Mills ESA.
About Freshwater Alliance
Lindsay Telfer of the Canadian Freshwater Alliance will be the lead presenter and facilitator for these workshops.
The Canadian Freshwater Alliance has become the go-to initiative for freshwater engagement and constituency-building initiatives across the country, training over 500 freshwater leaders in topics including: theory of change, engagement organizing, storymapping and storytelling, constituency mapping, social media, and online engagement tools and services. With expertise as community organizers, grassroots campaigners, policy advisors, fundraisers, organizational managers and marketers, we bring a diversity of skills with proven track records in the fields of our trainings and focus.
Lindsay Telfer is a Project Director for the Freshwater Alliance, and has two decades of experience working with organizations, institutions and governments in developing policies and processes related to sustainability and public engagement.