Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service

Volunteer Support Program
The Volunteer Support Program is about providing organizations who rely on volunteers with best engagement practices.
Sign up for our upcoming one-hour trainings below.

Questions? Reach out to us at volunteer@phila.gov.

 

Upcoming Volunteer Support Program trainings

Volunteer Support Program - Networking Hour December 15, 2022 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Zoom-Virtual In this hour, we will not be training on a specific topic, rather we will offer a chance for participants to interact with others in the volunteer-supporting field. We will open space to discuss challenges, seek insight, offer feedback, and get to know others doing similar work.

Volunteer Support Program Training - Engaging and Managing Volunteers January 19, 2023 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Zoom-Virtual This training will discuss best practices for managing volunteers. We'll focus on setting everyone up for success through clear expectations, consistent communication, effective organization, and positive engagement.

Volunteer Support Program - Networking Hour February 16, 2023 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Zoom-Virtual In this hour, we will not be training on a specific topic, rather we will offer a chance for participants to interact with others in the volunteer-supporting field. We will open space to discuss challenges, seek insight, offer feedback, and get to know others doing similar work.

Volunteer Support Program Training - Volunteer Retention March 16, 2023 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Zoom-Virtual This training will highlight best practices to center volunteer retention, from the start when planning through follow up.

Volunteer Support Program - Networking Hour April 20, 2023 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Zoom-Virtual In this hour, we will not be training on a specific topic, rather we will offer a chance for participants to interact with others in the volunteer-supporting field. We will open space to discuss challenges, seek insight, offer feedback, and get to know others doing similar work.

Volunteer Support Program Training - Centering Accessibility and Inclusion in your Volunteer Program May 18, 2023 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Zoom-Virtual In this training, we'll offer guidance on how organizations can center accessibility in their volunteer recruitment, management, and retention efforts.

Volunteer Support Program - Networking Hour June 15, 2023 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Zoom-Virtual In this hour, we will not be training on a specific topic, rather we will offer a chance for participants to interact with others in the volunteer-supporting field. We will open space to discuss challenges, seek insight, offer feedback, and get to know others doing similar work.

Volunteer Support Program Training - Volunteer Data Collection July 20, 2023 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Zoom-Virtual In this training we'll discuss how we use quantitative and qualitative data to tell a story about the work we do.

Volunteer Support Program - Networking Hour August 17, 2023 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Zoom-Virtual In this hour, we will not be training on a specific topic, rather we will offer a chance for participants to interact with others in the volunteer-supporting field. We will open space to discuss challenges, seek insight, offer feedback, and get to know others doing similar work.

Volunteer Support Program Training - Virtual Volunteerism September 21, 2023 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Zoom-Virtual In this training, we'll discuss best practices for virtual volunteer programming and how to continue centering and supporting volunteers even at a distance.

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