Agencies select from a menu of services that best meet their needs. Arrange for a complementary consultation to get new ideas and resources to further your volunteer engagement strategies. Core Services
Volunteer Engagement Keynote or Staff Training Sessions Help staff maximize the full spectrum of volunteer engagement. This practical, interactive in-service training helps staff think about new ways to utilize volunteers to deliver services, build capacity, and save/make money to further the organization’s work.
From volunteer management to volunteer engagement.
Steps to successfully recruit, place, and support volunteers.
How to strategically engage volunteers in new and different ways.
Approaches to increasing volunteer utilization.
Practical take-away planning tools and resources provided.
Volunteer Program Review and Recommendations A variety of volunteer program assessment packages are available. All products are designed with the end in mind - leading to strategic recommendations aimed at more effective volunteer power. Assessments can include:
Site visits and/or phone interviews
Online volunteer engagement surveys of staff, volunteers and/or board members
Review and assessment of organization policies and procedures, volunteer and/or staff manuals, position descriptions, insurance coverage, volunteer tracking capabilities.
Final report, identifying gaps, concerns and strengths, along with recommendations for future dynamic volunteer engagement.
Implementing Organizational Change in Volunteer Engagement Volunteer Frontier helps chart new directions by:
Working with staff, volunteers and board members to reach consensus on new approaches to engaging volunteers that ensure an adequate return on investment.
Creating realistic goals and action plans.
Providing coaching to key staff and volunteer leaders to increase the chances of success.
Ongoing assessment of results, and assistance with mid-course corrections, as needed.
Menu - All Services
Presentation to staff on effective volunteer engagement strategies. Provide staff with a dynamic and motivating presentation based on real success stories to help them think about new ways to leverage volunteer power to further their work.
Workshops on effective volunteer engagement. Provide a complete grounding in the basics of effective volunteer administration, along with highlighting the specific policies of your agency. Help staff think about new ways to recruit and utilize volunteers that translates into measurable outcomes.
Reviewing and upgrading volunteer policies, procedures, manuals, position descriptions, and training materials. Can include doing volunteer risk management assessment along with reviewing insurance coverage and applicable state and local laws on volunteering.
Helping position your agency to find and effectively partner with companies to engage employees in volunteering. Help convert companies to enthusiastic partners and donors.
Coaching groups & individuals to strengthen and expand volunteer engagement within departments. Can cover the basics in volunteer management (how to recruit, select, orient, train, supervise, recognize and hire volunteers) to how to help staff empower volunteers to take on leadership roles and share in the ownership of the agency.
Comprehensive Volunteer program assessment, recommendations and implementation plan. Can include surveying staff, volunteers, board members and other stakeholders.
Volunteer Program Administration – Let Volunteer Frontier be your agency’s volunteer coordinator, supporting staff in recruiting, orienting, training, and keeping track of volunteers. Help staff engage volunteers in new ways and increase your organization’s volunteer retention rate.