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Library Volunteers: Tapping into Community Engagement (Webinar)

Begins 02/05/2019
Available capacity: 478

Volunteerism is changing. Libraries now have the opportunity to engage highly skilled volunteers who can bring unique their expertise to bear on the library’s mission. This webinar will showcase the potential for your community whether your library is large or small. Actual success stories of innovative library volunteer engagement will be shared.

Participants in this webinar will learn how to:

  • Identify what motivates potential local and virtual volunteers and how to find the right fit for their skills and interests
  • Utilize skilled volunteers at the library
  • Design volunteer job descriptions and targeted recruitment plans
  • Implement strategies for successful volunteer engagement, including gaining staff buy-in

If you need advocates to help gain community support for the library and attract more people to use and engage with it, successfully deployed skilled volunteers can help. This webinar will help libraries and their support groups revitalize volunteer engagement and increase their community of advocates and supporters.

Central Time
Date: 02/05/2019
Start Time: 01:00 pm
End Time: 02:00 pm
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor : Carla Lehn
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