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Skill Sharpener: Recruiting and Utilizing Professionally - Skilled Volunteers
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When: Thursday, February 22, 2018
9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Where: Rollins College, Bush Executive Center
SunTrust Parking Garage
150 East Lyman Avenue
Winter Park, Florida  32789
United States

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Requirement to take this workshop: Certificate of Volunteer Management

Skills-based volunteering is a rising topic in the sector.  The reason is now more than 50% of companies channel the talent of their employees to nonprofit organizations to increase employee morale and retention.

For nonprofits, skills-based volunteers allow organizations to leverage a greater set of skills, experiences, and talents. These volunteers can be financial analysts, public relations crisis planners, graphics gurus, website designers or systems engineers. Whether you engage them individually or through your business partnerships, your organization can address and solve specific challenges and offer strategically meaningful opportunities. 

Join us for an interactive, discussion-based workshop to dive deep into this topic. We will address your nonprofit's readiness and how to begin or further engage skills-based volunteers for a mutually beneficial partnership.

Cost: $80 members, $160 non-members

Instructor: Andrea Hendry

Andrea Hendry is an instructor for the Certificate in Volunteer Management at Rollins College Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership. Andrea developed and managed the City of Orlando’s Cities of Service projects known as Orlando Cares. These include five unique and varied educational volunteer-led programs. She has worked in volunteer management throughout the Central Florida community since 2006. She managed volunteers for Give Kids the World Village and lead the volunteer activities for the Heart of Florida United Way. Andrea specializes in "volun-tourism" and excels at engaging corporate volunteers and donors. She also has served as an aid to a US congressman assisting nonprofit organizations in accessing government funding. Previously, Andrea served as president of the Council of Volunteer Managers of Central Florida. She is a graduate of Rollins College.


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