What motivates your organization to run programs with volunteers? The volunteer workforce can be an important resource to support your nonprofit’s programs and mission. How can you make the most out of the time supporters donate? And how can you recruit and retain volunteers to increase the impact of your organization?
This workshop is designed for small and mid-sized nonprofits. Whether you want to refresh your memory on volunteer management strategies or learn new ideas to expand your impact, this workshop will help you think through research-supported designs of volunteer programs.
Attendees of this workshop will learn:
- The principles and practices of volunteer management
- The difference between charity-based and transformative service
- The theories behind social change, serendipitous, and entrepreneurial volunteer programs
- The seven steps of the human resource management model for volunteer management
The workshop is designed to be interactive for you to share your own successes and challenges. Learn from the presenter and your peers in this engaging, two-hour workshop on volunteer management!
This event will have AI captions via Zoom’s transcription function. Please note that these captions are automatically generated by the computer software and may not always accurately transcribe what is said. If you need professional captioning, or have another accessibility accommodation, please email MCN’s program assistant
with your request at least two weeks prior to the start of the event. Although we will attempt to meet all accessibility requests, late request may not be fulfilled.
This event is done in partnership with the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, Common Good Vermont, the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA), the Kansas Nonprofit Centre, the Kentucky Nonprofit Network, the Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP), the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands (NAM), North Dakota Association of Nonprofit Organizations (NDANO), and the West Virginia Nonprofit Association (WVNP). Members of these state associations can register at the MCN member rate with instructions provided by their respective state association. Visit the Events and Registration FAQ page
or contact MCN's help desk
for questions about registering.
is the regional coordinator for the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits’ Southwest Minnesota Regional Chapter, based in Nicollet. Through his part-time position, Bradley provides local activities, initiatives, and connections to the resources MCN provides in the Southwest region of Minnesota.
Bradley has a doctorate in educational leadership through which he studied the relationship between nonprofits and higher education. In addition to his work with MCN, Bradley teaches courses in Human Communication at Minnesota State University, Mankato and South Central College