Leading Volunteer Groups (Fall 2021)

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Effectively leading volunteers is an essential skill for any nonprofit leader. In this session, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of how volunteers are involved in the nonprofit sector, as well as how to exercise leadership best practices to keep volunteers excited, engaged and retained. You will learn about the different types of volunteer roles in a nonprofit organization with specific attention given to the role of board members and the relationship between the board and nonprofit leadership.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Understand the reasons why people volunteer and how nonprofits develop successful volunteer programs
  • Know how to effectively recruit for different volunteer roles as well as correctly match the skills of volunteers with the needs or your organization
  • Explain the difference between an episodic volunteer, longer-term volunteer, and Skills Based Volunteer
  • Explain the cycle of volunteer engagement and learn strategies for how to retain volunteers
  • Understand the differences between a nonprofit and for-profit board
  • Learn the structure and various responsibilities of a nonprofit board
  • Understand how the board interfaces with nonprofit leadership
  • Explain the role of committees, councils, and task forces
  • Learn different approaches to board recruitment, development, evaluation, and engagement

    About the Presenter:



    Gina Magee has been a successful executive in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations, ranging from startups to major corporations to an iconic household name. She is known for operational excellence, building a collaborative and inclusive culture, developing people and delivering results. The best examples of this are (1) the meteoric increase in Girl Scouts of Orange County Cookie Sales under Gina’s leadership as COO and (2) the turnaround she is leading in her current CEO position. Gina made the first significant changes in the OC Cookie Program history by maximizing partnerships, streamlining processes, volunteer training, motivating people to work as a team and focusing on the case for support. She rebranded the program to showcase its true self: the country’s largest girl led social enterprise. The strategy worked, the community responded and the program revenue increased by 25%!

    Most recently, Gina has served as President and CEO of the Insurance Educational Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to delivering the highest quality professional education within the insurance, disability and risk management communities. Gina holds an MBA in Leadership Development and Managing Organizational Change and serves as Vice Chair and Treasurer for Girls on the Run Orange County and as a volunteer trainer for One OC.

    Cancellation Policy

    As a courtesy to our trainers, all cancellations must be made by phone or email at least 48 hours in advance to receive a full refund. No refunds will be given for late cancellations or no-shows for any course. For organizations with an Annual Learning Subscription, cancellations made past the 48-hour grace period will result in a $25 late cancellation fee. If you do not cancel your registration and miss the training, you will be charged a $50 no-show fee.

Purchase $100 / Non-Member

Leading Volunteer Groups (Fall 2021)

Course Sessions:

  • Instructor/Facilitator: OneOC Training Instructor
  • 11/11/2021
  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Timezone: Pacific Standard Time
  • Location: https://zoom.us/j/99631214327?pwd=ZUZlNnhkUndrc2RpbXdJK3BCUmluUT09 | Passcode: 567510
  • Maximum Seats: 25
  • Available Seats: 24