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Webinar Viewing Party: Connecting with Today’s Volunteers to Transform the Friends of the Library
September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree – $10.00
Join us at the Mid York Library System Office to watch a special webinar being offered by the Friends of the Library Section of the New York Library Association!
Can a nonprofit transform the way it attracts and utilizes volunteers? Volunteer service is a valuable strategy for community engagement, but traditional volunteer programs in libraries of all sizes need to be redesigned to work with today’s volunteers – many of whom have limited time to give and expect to have their expertise put to good use. Does your Friends group need assistance in graphic design, technology, social media, event planning, leadership, or public relations? How does an organization design roles for volunteers with new skillsets and where do you begin to look for people to fill these positions? Reaching volunteers as vastly different as Baby Boomers and Millennials is challenging, but both groups want to make an impact. Discover new approaches to recruit volunteers that are reshaping other nonprofits such as online recruitment and using virtual volunteers to work remotely on library projects. See how these changes can have an impact on your organization and help the Friends succeed in their mission.