Make it Stick: How to Design Volunteer Orientation & Training That Engages Learners

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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During this webinar, we’ll show you, in six steps, how to develop training that both engages new volunteers and improves the quality and consistency of the services they offer your organization. 

Content delivered is not always content learned. When you’re developing training for volunteers, you need to know the key differences between merely presenting information and actually inspiring learning, and we will show you how! 

Your presenter, Tobi Johnson, has over 20 years experience developing training courses for nonprofits. She will share her best advice on how to design training for volunteers that gets them excited about your nonprofit and prepares them to help. You’ll walk away with seven time-saving planning templates and renewed confidence you can create training that sticks.
You’ll Learn:

Step 1: How to Gather the Information You Need to Set the Foundation for “Sticky” Training

Step 2: How to Develop Learning Goals for Your Training

Step 3: How to Choose the Best Methods & Materials for Your Audience and Budget

Step 4: How to Choose Innovative “Sticky” Training Activities

Step 5: How to Plan Course Timing So It Doesn’t Overwhelm Volunteers

Step 6: How to Evaluate Your Training to See if it Worked

You’ll Get These Bonus Materials:

  1. Course Design Planning Worksheet
  2. Volunteer Training Priorities Spreadsheet
  3. Learning Objective Worksheet
  4. Delivery Methods & Materials Matrix
  5. Learning Activity Options
  6. Tips for Better Presentation Slides
  7. Training Agenda Template & Sample
  8. A Consolidated Workbook of all of the above for easy download
  9. The Webinar Recording & Slides

About Your Presenter:

Tobi Johnson, MA, CVA is an internationally recognized author, speaker, thought leader in the field of volunteer engagement. She is president and founder of Tobi Johnson & Associates, a consultancy that helps nonprofits of all sizes strengthen their volunteer strategy, and VolunteerPro, an online learning and networking community for volunteer managers.

Tobi is also a contributor to Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights for Transforming Volunteer Programs in a Changing World, edited by and published by Wiley & Sons in May 2015. She shares insights and evidence-based strategies to attract, inspire and mobilize top volunteer talent through Tobi’s Volunteer Management Blog.

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