Largest day of volunteering in WA<br />Kick-off to United Way Fundraising Campaign<br />Over 10,000 volunteers from 100+ l...
Who’s involved?<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
United Way’s Role<br /><ul><li>Connect and support Day of Caring participants to ensure a positive, meaningful, and impact...
Recruits partner organizations
Engages corporations
Manages registration
Supports organizations and Volunteer Project Leaders
Celebrate
Gather Results</li></ul>unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
Partner Organization’s Role (That’s you!)<br /><ul><li>Provide an excellent experience for volunteers
Plan and register a volunteer project
Provide all necessary supplies*
Act as point of contact for Volunteer Project Leader
Manage project on event day
Collect and save volunteer waivers
Celebrate results
Provide post-event feedback to United Way</li></ul>unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
Volunteer Project Leader’s Role<br /><ul><li>Register for a Day of Caring Project
Recruit team members
Act as point of contact for partner organization, share info with team
Provide post-event feedback to United Way</li></ul>unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
The 3 Phases of Day of Caring<br />May 16th<br />Project Registration Opens<br /><ul><li>Phase 1: May 16th-July 27th
Laying the groundwork
Phase 2: July 27th-September 16th
Volunteer Registration and Communication!
Phase 3: September 16th and beyond
Event Day and follow up </li></ul>Project Submission Deadline<br />July 15th<br />Early Volunteer Registration<br />July 2...
Submit a project<br />Attend Agency Training<br />Project reviewed by UWKC<br />Make final edits to project<br />Volunteer...
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  2. 2. Largest day of volunteering in WA<br />Kick-off to United Way Fundraising Campaign<br />Over 10,000 volunteers from 100+ local companies<br />Over 400 projects throughout King County<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />What is Day of Caring?<br />
  3. 3. Who’s involved?<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  4. 4. United Way’s Role<br /><ul><li>Connect and support Day of Caring participants to ensure a positive, meaningful, and impactful volunteer experience for both partner organizations and volunteers
  5. 5. Recruits partner organizations
  6. 6. Engages corporations
  7. 7. Manages registration
  8. 8. Supports organizations and Volunteer Project Leaders
  9. 9. Celebrate
  10. 10. Gather Results</li></ul>unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  11. 11. Partner Organization’s Role (That’s you!)<br /><ul><li>Provide an excellent experience for volunteers
  12. 12. Plan and register a volunteer project
  13. 13. Provide all necessary supplies*
  14. 14. Act as point of contact for Volunteer Project Leader
  15. 15. Manage project on event day
  16. 16. Collect and save volunteer waivers
  17. 17. Celebrate results
  18. 18. Provide post-event feedback to United Way</li></ul>unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  19. 19. Volunteer Project Leader’s Role<br /><ul><li>Register for a Day of Caring Project
  20. 20. Recruit team members
  21. 21. Act as point of contact for partner organization, share info with team
  22. 22. Provide post-event feedback to United Way</li></ul>unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  23. 23. The 3 Phases of Day of Caring<br />May 16th<br />Project Registration Opens<br /><ul><li>Phase 1: May 16th-July 27th
  24. 24. Laying the groundwork
  25. 25. Phase 2: July 27th-September 16th
  26. 26. Volunteer Registration and Communication!
  27. 27. Phase 3: September 16th and beyond
  28. 28. Event Day and follow up </li></ul>Project Submission Deadline<br />July 15th<br />Early Volunteer Registration<br />July 27th<br />Volunteer Registration Opens<br />Aug 2nd<br />Volunteer Registration Closes<br />Sept 9th<br />Day of Caring!<br />Sept 16th<br />Sept 19th<br />Post-event Surveys<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  29. 29. Submit a project<br />Attend Agency Training<br />Project reviewed by UWKC<br />Make final edits to project<br />Volunteer registration opens<br />What happens in Phase 1?<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  30. 30. Phase 1: Laying the groundwork<br /><ul><li>Writing project descriptions that sell
  31. 31. Sell the benefits
  32. 32. Share the features
  33. 33. Connect it to your mission
  34. 34. Planning for success
  35. 35. Think through logistics (timing, supplies, staff, etc.)
  36. 36. What is your back-up plan?
  37. 37. How will you thank volunteers?</li></ul>unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  38. 38. Writing Project Descriptions that Sell<br />Which would you rather?<br />Title: Day of Caring<br />Help in removing the window awnings at the Community Center. No training required. Need muscles and ability to climb a ladder.<br />Versus. . . <br />Title: Clean Sweep for Children <br />A lot of heart and a little muscle go a long way to help children thrive. We invite you to help us spruce up our youth residential care facility, with yard cleanup, planting bulbs, pulling weeds, and reconstructing the compost and recycle bin areas. The variety of tasks will meet all your diverse interests, talents and abilities. Your tasks, in turn, will make a positive impression on resident youth and their family and/or visitors, staff and the neighbors! <br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  39. 39. Communication Time!<br />Agency contacts VPL, sends Packet<br />Confirmation sent to agency and VPL<br />UWKC approves volunteer registration<br />Volunteer Project Leader (VPL) signs up for project <br />What happens in Phase 2?<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  40. 40. Phase 2: Communication<br /><ul><li>Communicating with your Project Leader
  41. 41. Communicate with Volunteer Project Leader early on and frequently
  42. 42. Project Leader Manual
  43. 43. Suggest a Site Visit
  44. 44. Communicating with United Way
  45. 45. Changes to projects (location, time, # of volunteers, contact)
  46. 46. Cancellations</li></ul>unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  47. 47. What happens in Phase 3?<br />Day of Caring!<br />Orient Volunteers<br />Thank Volunteers<br />Supervise Volunteers<br />After Party!<br />Survey and follow up<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  48. 48. Phase 3: Event day and beyond<br /><ul><li>Managing your Volunteer Group
  49. 49. Orientation
  50. 50. Supervision and coaching
  51. 51. Celebrating Success
  52. 52. Thanking Volunteers
  53. 53. The After Party
  54. 54. Satisfaction Surveys</li></ul>unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  55. 55. A note about Microsoft<br /><ul><li>5,000+ Day of Caring volunteers
  56. 56. Separate volunteer registration page
  57. 57. Slightly different registration schedule
  58. 58. Project bins</li></ul>unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  59. 59. Share your story<br /><ul><li>Photos
  60. 60. Flickr: Tag photos with #dayofcaringKC
  61. 61. Facebook
  62. 62. Like us! We like you.
  63. 63. Tag United Way of King County
  64. 64. Tag your volunteer group’s company page
  65. 65. Twitter - @VolunteerKC
  66. 66. Follow us! We follow you.
  67. 67. Join the conversation: #dayofcaringKC</li></ul>unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  68. 68. Pop Quiz! <br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  69. 69. The number one most important factor in having a successful Day of Caring experience is?<br />Communication!<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  70. 70. You know you’ve written an excellent project description if it. . . <br /> a) Sells the benefits, shares the features, and connects to your mission<br /> b) Could fit on a post-it note<br /> c) Reads like an instruction manual<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  71. 71. The first thing you should do when you receive your confirmation email from United Way is. . . <br /> a) Jump for joy that your project was picked, and then forget about it until September 14th <br /> b) Contact your Volunteer Project Leader, send them the VPL Manual, and confirm project details<br /> c) Delete it<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  72. 72. 5 minutes into your project, a volunteer hits her head on the dumpster (true story). Good thing you had everyone sign the. . . <br />United Way Volunteer Waiver!<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  73. 73. Your volunteers finish the project 2 hours early. What do you do?<br />Consult your back up plan!<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  74. 74. Which of the following is a great way to thank your Day of Caring volunteers?<br /> a) Ask for their feedback on the project<br /> b) Take a group photo and send it to them with a thank you note<br /> c) Document and celebrate their accomplishments<br /> d) Say “Thanks”<br /> e) All of the above<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  75. 75. If you were to come to Qwest Field from 3-6pm on September 16th, what might you find there?<br />Free food and drinks!<br />b) Prizes!<br />c) Entertainment!<br />d) All of the above<br />e) None of the above<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  76. 76. When you receive your post-event survey from United Way, you should<br /> a) Delete it and mark it as spam<br /> b) Fill it out and help make Day of Caring even better!<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  77. 77. The number one most important factor in having a successful Day of Caring experience is?<br />Communication!<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  78. 78. Questions?<br />Contact us at dayofcaring@uwkc.org<br />For additional Day of Caring info, check out www.uwkc.org/doc and our FAQ page<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />
  79. 79. THANK YOU!<br />unitedwayofkingcounty.org<br />

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