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  • Leadership is the best personal and profesional giftyoucangivetoyourself.Its is alsooften a road withmany twists and turnsalong the way.My leadership/volunteerismjourney
  • Volunteerismcan at times make people go crazy tomanyjobsto do.No cleardefinedjobdescriptionsNo accountabilityNow is the timeto re-imaginewhat it meansto be a volunteer and what it meansto be a coordinatorofvolunteers – be that as a meeting professional and/or association executive
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  • This session wasconceptualized as waytoutilizetechnology in a new way. Youwill note the session is being broadcast via Skype – todemonstrate a new wayofdeliveringcontentto an audienceAs yourspeaker/host I inviteyoutousetechnology
  • Work on your business Work in your business
  • Volunteering is like the dating game.Don’t sell goods you don’t have. They will find out eventualTruth in advertising
  • Shout ‘em out
  • Have you created a volunteer atmosphere that is warm and inviting?
  • Volunteering is the practice of people working on behalf of others or a particular cause without payment for their time and services. ...en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volunteera worker who is hired to perform a jobwordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn
  • You are the ones that do this yourself with your career choicesYou are the ones who inspire others to do this with the relationships you build.
  • Co-creation
  • Dani JohnsonKnoxville TN
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  • 130305 rapdd volunteer victories recruit, retain, maintain volunteer leadership

    1. 1. Volunteer Victories: Recruit, Retain & Maintain Volunteer Leadership Holly Duckworth, CAE, CMP @hduckworth #LSI #leadership Leadership Solutions International
    2. 2. @hduckworth
    3. 3. Intentions for the SessionDefine what it means to be an effective volunteer andboard member for any association.Demonstrate how to ASK recruit a volunteer in apersonalized manner that increases your odds of hearing“Yes”.Identify how to retain your volunteers by delegating tasksand holding ACCOUNTABLE committees who know thework contributes to the association vision and mission.Create customized ongoing APPRECIATION plan that willgrow your volunteer bases for years to come.
    4. 4. Technology Zone: Twitter @hduckworth Text 503 887 4112www.Facebook/leadershipsolutionsinternational www.leadershipsolutionsintl.com Use this as a place to learn and grow.
    5. 5. Holly Duckworth, CAE, CMPSpeaker, Trainer & Volunteer:• Travel Portland - US Figure Skating Championships• Inaugural Lance Armstrong Livestrong Ride• Meeting Professionals International• President National Speakers Association• Chair, Component Relations American Society for Association Executives• Leadership Trainer, Green Meetings Industry Council @hduckworth
    6. 6. @hduckworth
    7. 7. @hduckworthWhat do yousee today? What you visualize, you will actualize
    8. 8. The Dating Game: @hduckworth
    9. 9. What Traits Do You Want in a Volunteer? @hduckworth
    10. 10. What Are The Benefits of Volunteering?
    11. 11. What Skills Should go on my Volunteer Job Description? Personal Skills Shared Board SkillsLeadership Association ExperienceStrategic Thinking Diversity – reflectsCommunication membershipInfluence Global Mindset (if applicable)Loyalty Financial ExpertiseBusiness Acumen GovernanceFinancial Skills Strategic Planning
    12. 12. ASK: IndirectVolunteer:Hi Sarah, I have this project coming up for GMN it’skinda big and I could use some help do you think youcould help me?Potential Volunteer:Well, up no you see I’m kinda busy with work and familyso I don’t have time to give right now.
    13. 13. Ask: DirectVolunteer:I am working to produce the October GMN educationprogram we are planning the event for October 10th from9am – Noon. I know you have a talent for creating marketingflyers do you think you would be able to help us create thisone flyer?Potential Volunteer:I am really busy and I think I could fit in this small project foryou the week of September 1st. Could that work for you?
    14. 14. Ask: Do NOTSend ONLY an emailAsk in a NewsletterBegForce or Coerce
    15. 15. 100% @hduckworth
    16. 16. Why use Volunteers?Greater impact to your vision missionSave organization timeIncrease organizations revenues
    17. 17. Volunteer vs. EmployeeIt’s more than the difference between simply a pay check and no pay check.Are you teaching your volunteers this when they work with othervolunteers? @hduckworth
    18. 18. Technology @hduckworth
    19. 19. Understand Motivations of the Volunteer Learn a skill Share a skill
    20. 20. @hduckworth
    21. 21. Remember withvolunteers they have achoice and 100’s ofother organizationswould love to have thesame peopleWith volunteers it is allpersonal and passion @hduckworth
    22. 22. Recruitment Ideas:Volunteer FairVirtual VolunteerismJob boardVolunteer Manager Use of President Elect, to recruit to their team Track skills of your membersOffer Leadership TrainingTell your own Testimonials about why and how youvolunteer (web, newsletter, in person)
    23. 23. Volunteers need to know they are part of something bigger
    24. 24. Accountable
    25. 25. Secrets to Retain Volunteers?Give them ownershipGive them something meaningful to doDemonstrate for them how what they do makes adifference to the organizationMake it easy to volunteerKeep task sizes manageableHave regular committee meetings
    26. 26. Volunteers need to know they are part of something bigger
    27. 27. We Have More In Common
    28. 28. Next Generation Volunteers @hduckworth
    29. 29. Tips to Volunteer Recruitment
    30. 30. @hduckworth
    31. 31. 7 Tips on Successful Volunteerism Work on a cause that means something to you Consider sills you have to offer Do you want to learn something new Combine goals Don’t over commit Think family I never thought of that vs. that will never work
    32. 32. Secret Millionaire @hduckworth
    33. 33. Appreciation
    34. 34. Intentions for the SessionDefine what it means to be an effective volunteer andboard member for any association.Demonstrate how to ASK recruit a volunteer in apersonalized manner that increases your odds of hearing“yes”.Identify how to retain your volunteers by delegating tasksand holding ACCOUNTABLE committees who know thework contributes to the association vision and mission.Create customized ongoing APPRECIATION plan that willgrow your volunteer bases for years to come.
    35. 35. Thank You!
    36. 36. CTRL+ALT+Delete: How to Reboot your Association for Success Available Early 2013 Releasing control in your association, Looking at alternate strategies &Deleting all that no longer serves your vision to become more efficient and effective Holly Duckworth, CAE, CMP
    37. 37. Volunteer Victories: Recruit, Retain & Maintain Volunteer Leadership Holly Duckworth, CAE, CMP Leadership Solutions International @hduckworth

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