Engaging Volunteers as Partners: Lessons learned working with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, National Ski Patrol, and Community Recreation Volunteers

This webinar will cover the role volunteers play in outdoor and community recreation organizations ranging from large non-profits to your local park district.

Presented by: Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals


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October 16, 2019

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Description

This webinar will cover the role volunteers play in outdoor and community recreation organizations ranging from large non-profits to your local park district. Nate Trauntvein will discuss issues and challenges of volunteer management for outdoor recreation organizations, and lessons learned from studies conducted with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the National Ski Patrol, the City of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation and smaller community park organizations. We will highlight the stages of volunteer recruitment, retention, and engagement and highlight best practices in each stage.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    • Understand the competitive nature of volunteer recruitment and retention for outdoor recreation organizations.

    • Understand how to maximize volunteer management efforts at each stage of the volunteer process.

    • Acquire a set of best practices, and a list of resources available to better manage volunteers.

 


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