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Managing a Successful and Sustainable Volunteer Program
Tools to engage and retain volunteers.
Presenter: Ann Baker Easley, Executive Director, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
Explore successful and essential tools and techniques to effectively equip your organization to effectively engage and retain volunteers. Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, a nationally recognized outdoor stewardship organization, will showcase its "CO Outdoors Toolkit: Technical Assistance Guide for Advancing Outdoor Stewardship," a comprehensive guide for organizations who engage volunteers in partnership with land management agencies for on- the-ground stewardship work.
Celebrating Women Who Care for Trails
Cathy Corlett, American Trails Director of Strategic Communications, joined Trailkeepers of Oregon's women-only trail work party to find out more about the work being done and the women who opt to spend their Sunday working on the trail, even when the weather conditions are less than ideal.
Volunteers for Outdoor Arizona Crew Leader Manual
This manual has been written to aid crew leaders working with trail work volunteers. It assumes the following priorities, in order of importance, for every volunteer trail work event: 1) Safety, 2) Enjoyment, 3) Quality product, 4) Productivity.
Colorado Trail Foundation Crew Leader Handbook
As a crew leader you represent the CTF. One of your main jobs is to convey the CTF’s thanks to the volunteers for their commitment to making and preserving The Colorado Trail as a national treasure.
Appalachian Mountain Club 2022 Outdoor Leader Handbook
Outdoor leadership skills can be developed and improved over time through a combination of self-study, formal training and experience. Leadership trainings are offered frequently by volunteers and staff of the AMC. The trainings range from a single day to a weekend. If you are looking for additional training, the AMC offers several courses each season through the Guided Outdoors program.