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27 Years of Extension Urban Forestry Outreach: A Pennsylvania Success Story

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Since 1991, the Penn State Extension Urban Forestry Program has delivered a variety of programs from land use workshops and arborist short courses to Tree Tender trainings and municipal stormwater workshops. Multi-county, regional urban foresters were able to bring new...

Citizen Science Tools and Resources for Extension Professionals

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Katie Stofer

So now that you have a good understanding of what citizen science is, or maybe you've even started using it in your programs, what tools and resources are out there to support your work? This Tools and Resources webinar will cover:How to find existing programs to join,Toolkits...

Beyond Certificates and Plaques: Volunteer Recognition

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Jennifer Weichel, Frank Cox

Different people appreciate different forms of recognition. Some volunteers love an event while others respond to a personalized note. Does your recognition plan cover the needs of all of your volunteers? Thanking volunteers and recognizing their hard work impacts...

Creating Role Rescriptions for Today's Volunteer

Monday, June 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Patricia McGlaughlin, Jennifer Weichel, Jen Lobley

When was the last time you reviewed your volunteer role descriptions? Are you offering volunteer opportunities to meet the needs of today’s volunteer? Join us for an interactive hour of learning to look at the importance of role descriptions and gain practice in matching...

Beyond Certificates and Plaques: Volunteer Recognition

Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 10:00 am EDT

Different people appreciate different forms of recognition. Some volunteers love an event while others respond to a personalized note. Does your recognition plan cover the needs of all of your volunteers? Thanking volunteers and recognizing their hard work impacts...

National Extension Conference on Volunteerism

Monday, May 20, 2013 at 1:00 am EDT

Purpose: • opportunity for sharing and learning the latest research and trends in volunteerism • gain innovative ideas for reaching new volunteers, investigating best practices for developing and retaining current volunteers • strengthen volunteer management efforts •...

Tips and Tools for Recruiting Volunteers

Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

Volunteer administrators are frequently charged with recruiting more volunteers to support the needs of the organization. Recruiting volunteers takes a good deal of time and energy. In this session, you will learn about ways to maximize your efforts and get better results...

Tips and Tools for Conducting Background Checks

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

Navigating the variety of background checks that are available and choosing the right one for your program can be intimidating and confusing. During this session participants will learn how to access and use the various background check options including: ICHAT, FBI...

Introduction to Social Networking

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

Does social networking intimidate you? If so, this webinar is for you! We will review the basic principles of social networking, mainly using the widely popular website Facebook as a frame of reference. You will learn social networking language, use, how to utilize privacy...

expired Beyond Certificates and Plaques: Volunteer Recognition

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

Different people prefer different types of recognition. Some volunteers love an event while others appreciate a personalized note. Does your recognition plan cover all the needs of your volunteers? Thanking volunteers and recognizing their hard work impacts retention and can...

Working with Special Needs Youth

Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

According to the U.S. Department of Education, 12.8% of the nation’s K-12 students had disabilities in 2008-2009. If you work directly with youth or with volunteers who work with youth, this webinar will discuss how to ensure that your programming efforts are inclusive of all....

Getting Volunteers off to a Successful Start

Monday, March 26, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo, Frank Cox

Many volunteer organizations struggle with getting a potential volunteer all the way through the process of recruitment to beginning service. In this webinar, we will discuss the process of moving a volunteer through the interviewing, screening, and orientation processes in...