CLM8114 - Volunteer Recruitment and Management

Course CodeCLM8114
Course TitleVolunteer Recruitment and Management
DescriptionVolunteers can play a critical factor in meeting the management objectives of the FWS. Participants in this course learn to develop and maintain strong volunteer and group service programs. Discussion explores the benefits and challenges of working with volunteers. Examples of resident and non-resident volunteer programs throughout the FWS are also discussed.
Objectives:
Identify appropriate applications of a volunteer program at your site;
Describe strategies for recruiting and maintaining volunteer staff;
Determine appropriate methods of training and supervising volunteer staff;
Suggest ways of integrating volunteers with paid staff;
Discuss incentives and benefits for volunteers;
Outline techniques that provide involvement, build morale and promote team building;
List examples of group service projects; and
Discuss the use of internships to meet the objectives of organizational programs.
Target Audience:
Conservation managers with the responsibility of working with volunteer programs.

Delivery MethodOnline Instructor Led
Non-FWS Fee$200.00
Instructional Hours18
Credits/CEUs1.0
Course Content Contactlaurie Heupel: laurie_heupel@fws.gov; (304) 876-7486; laurie_heupel@fws.gov
Curriculum CategoryVisitor Services
Course FrequencyOnce per year
Registration CategoryWait List
Registration LinkLMS
DOI LEARN Course TypeILT
College Credit NameSemester Hours
College Credit Value1
Extracted from DOI LEARN on12/11/2017 3:30:33 AM

Schedule:  CLM8114 - Volunteer Recruitment and Management