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Attracting and Retaining Volunteers Webinars

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Good Sports is pleased to present a two-part series of webinars focusing on attracting and retaining volunteers. With community sport paused across the country for the past six months, many volunteers may have become disconnected from clubs.

These webinars will focus on how to attract and retain volunteers as community sport restarts for the summer season. A toolkit will be available to support clubs.

Tickets are available through Eventbrite.

Who should attend?

These webinars are for Good Sports club members and will benefit the following:

  • Club administrators/staff members
  • Board and committee members
  • Club members who want to volunteer.

WEBINAR ONE 14 October 7-7.45pm

Attracting Volunteers Webinar: view here

Topics covered by this webinar:

  • Volunteer administration – what does a club need in place? ​
  • Creating a family-friendly environment where people want to volunteer​
  • Volunteer recruitment strategies​
  • How to attract volunteers​
  • Recruitment volunteer case studies​.

Attracting Volunteers webinar recording.

WEBINAR TWO – 22 October 7-7.45pm

Retaining Volunteers

This webinar will cover:

  • Volunteer retention strategies​
  • How to retain volunteers – especially parents when kids stop playing ​
  • Managing volunteers during lockdown/no community sport​
  • How to reward and recognise volunteer contributions​
  • Retention volunteer case studies.

Presenter:

Hazel Maynard, Volunteering Victoria.

Over the past three decades, Hazel has worked in the not for profit sector for organistions such as Australian Red Cross, Amnesty International and Cancer Council Victoria. She has managed large and small volunteer programs. Hazel is a trainer for Volunteering Victoria. She is passionate about encouraging people who are socially isolated or marginalised to volunteer and upholding the rights of volunteers. Hazel became a board member of Volunteering Victoria in 2006 and was the President of the Board of Management from 2008 to 2010. She was awarded honorary life membership of the national peak body, Volunteering Australia, in 2006. She has had several articles published in professional journals, mainly on topics relating to volunteer management. In October 2017, Hazel was given a Volunteering Victoria Lifetime Achievement Award which is awarded for long-standing, distinguished, and meritorious services to the volunteering sector in a leadership role.

Where to get tickets

Places are limited for these webinars. They will be presented on Zoom and a link will be sent out via email prior to the event. Don’t miss out, book your place today on Eventbrite.

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