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[RESCHEDULED] Nuts and Bolts 2.0 — Buy-In: Preparing Staff to Work with Volunteers Effectively and Enthusiastically

February 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Nuts and Bolts 2.0 volunteer engagement training series brings the experience of a nationally-recognized expert to you! This series is designed for volunteer coordinators, staff who engage volunteers, or those who manage national service members.

The training series is rescheduled from the October 16th session and will be offered in Elko, Las Vegas, Reno, and Winnemucca. The training will be broadcast to a classroom of you and your peers to maximize learning and networking among volunteer engagers.

Session Description

In this webinar, we will present a five-part strategy to reduce staff resistance to volunteers. You will learn the keys to supporting successful collaborations between agency employees and volunteers so that the needs and goals of both sides, and the organization, are met.

You will learn …

  • How to quickly assess the current state of your volunteer-staff relations
  • How to involve top management in setting the tone for involvement
  • Program policies to implement that can support a pro-volunteer culture
  • How to develop volunteer placements that meet common interests
  • When to say “no” to a proposed assignment
  • How to educate & support staff for more positive working relationships

Locations for the Buy-In Session

Attention! Not all training sessions for a city are in the same location, please note the location for each session. Detailed location information will be sent to the attendee after registration.

Below are the locations for the Buy-In: Preparing Staff to Work with Volunteers Effectively and Enthusiastically training session:

Elko University of Nevada Cooperative Extension- Elko County

701 Walnut Street, Room 31

Elko, Nevada 89801

Las Vegas University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Lifelong Learning Center

8050 Paradise Road

Las Vegas, Nevada 89123

Reno University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

4955 Energy Way

Reno, NV 89502

Winnemucca Humboldt General Hospital, Sonoma Meeting Room

118 E Haskell St

Winnemucca, Nevada 89445


February 12
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Shelby Seferian
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