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Thursday, March 13 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Handing over the keys: empowering and supporting volunteer leaders

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Does your organization systematically identify, support and reward volunteer leaders? Do you feel like you provide the tools and training volunteers need to be effective? Do you entrust mission-critical work to volunteers? Are you ready to hand over the keys? This session is for people with big ambitions for their volunteer programs. It will show you how to empower volunteers to take on leadership roles, and the challenges, rewards and systems that make it possible. 

Attendees will walk away with: 1) Real-life examples of rockstar volunteer programs (how they got to where they are and descriptions of pitfalls along the way; 2) Tactics and tools for identifying your best volunteer recruits; 3) 10 Rules for keeping your volunteers happy and engaged.

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Jerusha Klemperer

Communications Director, FoodCorps
Prior to working for FoodCorps, I was an Associate Program Director at Slow Food USA, where I helped design and implement national lifestyle and advocacy campaigns that sought to transform food policy as well as individuals' relationships to food. I'm passionate about food and... Read More →
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Eric Linxweiler

Board Member, The Mountaineers

Chris McCullough

Principal, Percolator Consulting
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Karen Uffelman

Principal, Percolator Consulting

Thursday March 13, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT
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