Customized Training Available from MAVA
A contract can be arranged with MAVA to provide:
For more information, contact the MAVA office.
A customized in-house training provides the opportunity for
staff to work together in learning best practices of volunteer management and
to strategize how to further developed their organizations volunteer
program. All, or some of these modules
can be provided as a customized training:
Capturing Volunteer Motivation and Conducting Effective
Understanding why people volunteer and then learning how to
tailor your interaction and your volunteer opportunities to embrace and support
these motivational differences, is the focus of this module. You’ll also learn
a basic process and skills necessary to screen volunteers to quickly and
effectively determine their volunteer motivation.
Planning for Retention
Recruiting and training volunteers can be time-consuming. Learn
what you can do as an organization related to planning and organizational
development that will increase your ability to retain volunteers, including how
to design top-notch volunteer position descriptions.
This module helps your organization describe and identify
the kind of people who will be the right volunteers for you and then develop
ways to effectively reach potential volunteers with a compelling message.
Effective volunteer efforts depend on effective direction
and positive, constructive, timely supervision. Learn what it takes to be a
successful volunteer supervisor, and what your organization can do to support
this key process.
Regardless of their motivation for volunteering, all
volunteers need and deserve recognition and appreciation for their efforts.
This module will explore formal and informal forms of volunteer recognition and
essential guidelines to make sure your efforts are on track.
This module explores how to identify, evaluate and manage
risk as it relates to your volunteer program, from liability incidents to
emergency situations. Learn how to diminish risks using preventive strategies
and techniques, and what kinds of policies and procedures should be
communicated to your volunteers to manage risk factors.
Positioning Your Volunteer Program for Success
Developing a successful volunteer program that contributes
to your overall organization depends on a solid internal process and
interaction with key management and staff. Learn how to “vision” your ideal
volunteer program and build the internal relationships you need to make sure
your volunteer program supports your organizational goals, and is supported by
Singing Your Praises…Measuring Your Impact
In this module, you’ll learn the conceptual framework and
tools to help evaluate and track the impact of your volunteer program.