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Always By Your Side: Strategies for Success in Volunteer Management

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PATH Intl. CEUs: 6 Riding CR

About:

Join us for a hybrid (in-person and virtual) series for instructors and volunteer coordinators.

You Will Learn:

  • Strategic volunteer management strategies such as how to recruit, train, engage, and retain volunteers
  • Communication techniques for optimal volunteer relationship building and problem solving
  • Instructor training for working with volunteers in and around EAS lessons
  • Practical applications to help attendees synthesize and utilize what they’ve learned

In-Person Workshop – “Program Volunteer Management”: 

  • Includes role plays and is geared towards instructors and program administrators for EAS Programs
    • Instructor training for working with volunteers in the barn and arena
    • Communication techniques to maximize effectiveness
    • Design volunteer trainings to improve skills and volunteer satisfaction
    • Tactfully address common volunteer management challenges

Virtual Workshops

  • Suitable for any nonprofit that manages volunteers, though will use many EAS-focused examples and activities
    • Engage Webinar
      • Recruitment, training, and retention
      • Fostering volunteer relationships
      • Managing volunteers for maximum effectiveness
    • Encourage Webinar
      • Optimize volunteer skills and support
      • Schedule for success
      • Manage cancellations and substitutes
    • Empower Webinar
      • Retaining and empowering volunteers for program sustainability
      • Volunteer program evaluation
      • Data tracking and more

Visit our webinars webpage to sign up to attend individual webinars, live or on-demand (recorded).


Who should attend?

Anyone who wishes to learn more about volunteer management:

  • Volunteer Managers/Coordinators
  • Nonprofit Program Administrators
  • Therapeutic Riding Instructors

Course Topics will include:

  • Instructor training for working with volunteers in the barn and arena
  • Communication techniques to maximize effectiveness
  • Design volunteer trainings to improve skills and volunteer satisfaction
  • Tactfully address common volunteer management challenges

Price Options:

This is the in-person one day lecture in the Volunteer Management Module of the High Hopes Instructor Education Course. This lecture can be taken in three different ways:

  • A stand-alone lecture for continuing education purposes.
  • As part of the blended learning Volunteer Management Module. (see below)
  • As part of the High Hopes Instructor Education Course–a component of the Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor education process.

If you are unsure as to your educational needs or ambitions, please schedule a telephone conversation with our Training & Education team prior to signing up.


Why High Hopes?

HIGH HOPES HAS 47 YEARS OF DEMONSTRATED SUCCESS IN THE FIELD OF EQUINE ASSISTED SERVICES & NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT:

  • Program, equine, and facility management.
  • Business management, marketing fundraising, and board development.
  • Volunteer management. We have over 650 volunteers serving our program, facility, equines and development.
  • Workshops, certifications and professional development in all aspects of Equine Assisted Services.
  • PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center since 1979.
  • PATH Intl. Approved Training Course since 1996.
  • PATH Intl. Master, Advanced, and Specialty Certified mentors.
  • Full-service indoor and outdoor facility with extensive sensory trails.
  • A dedicated air-conditioned classroom, library, and kitchen facility.

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