Do you work with volunteers?

By September 7, 2012FirstLink, Volunteering

Volunteer workshop logo and B&W FirstLink logo in cornerFaith community, nonprofit, business, and education leaders are encouraged to register for the Community Volunteer Workshop. FirstLink is sponsoring this workshop to join community leaders to strengthen our community by networking and collectively exploring ways to create successful volunteer programs.  

Key speakers include: Tracey Briggs (Forum Communications), Deb Kluck (Hospice of the Red River Valley), Jenn Anderson (Hope Lutheran Church), Dawn Kaiser (The Village Family Service Center), and Sheila Borgerding (FirstLink).   

Round Table discussions include:

  1. Online (Connecting Through Social Media)
  2. Youth and Family Volunteers
  3. Employer Value of Employee Volunteering
  4. Recruitment and Retention
  5. One Time Large Volunteer Groups
  6. Creating Valuable Internship/Volunteer Positions
  7. Offline (Connecting Face to Face)
  8. Kudos to the Volunteers
  9. Time Management
  10. Diversity in Volunteerism 

What: Community Volunteer Workshop
When: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Cost: $50 Early bird price for entire workshop (lunch included) (deadline is October 5)
          $75 Entire workshop (lunch included) (after early bird deadline)
          $15 Only general session (lunch included)
          $60 All sessions except general session (lunch not included)
          You must register by Monday, October 17.
Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Fargo
Who: Anyone who works with volunteers

More information on sessions, presenters and how to register for this event can be found at or by contacting Sheila at 701.293-6462 or

Are you curious about last year’s workshop?  Check it out on youtube: FirstLink Community Volunteer Workshop 2011

One Comment

  • Margot says:

    I work for HERO and am on the Committee for the Volunteer Workshop. It’s going to be a great time with awesome speakers, topics, and round table discussions. Anyone who works with volunteers is encouraged to attend:
    -Church organizers
    -Neighborhood planning members
    -Non-profit volunteer coordinators
    -Corporate business people who organize volunteers within your office
    -PTA members
    -Service Group leaders
    -and so many more!

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