Achieving the Extension Mission through Volunteers
Internal : Research indicates that nearly one third of volunteers will choose not to continue volunteering based on poor management practices. Achieving the Extension Mission through Volunteers is an online cohort course for the novice Extension professional working with volunteers to enhance and deliver Extension programs. It is designed to build staff and organizational capacity around volunteer management and development. Participants will increase volunteer management competencies; build knowledge and skills related to identifying, recruiting, selecting, and supporting volunteers; and understand their own approach, the organization’s philosophy related to volunteerism, and current volunteerism trends.