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.
In this National Recreation Trail highlight from the Sarah Zigler Interpretive Trail in Oregon, find out the history of the Jacksonville Woodlands Association and how they get hundreds of kids out on the trail every year.
Specific skills used in management of trails and greenways: facility management; urban trail and bike/ped management; visitor management.
Specific skills used in trails and greenways work: budgeting; developing costs; managing grants and finding programs; managing staff and volunteers; managing projects; identifying funding sources; working with a variety of funding; writing grant proposals;
Specific skills used in maintenance of trails and greenways: maintenance of trails; repair of various trail elements; maintenance of trailheads and related facilities.