|Skagit Volunteer Coordinators Network
Topic: Working with Youth Volunteers
Date: 3:00-4:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 3
Location: Burlington Library Rotary Meeting Room, 820 E Washington Ave., Burlington, WA 98233
Map link: https://goo.gl/maps/U2hbRAHaqhE2
Guest Speaker: Teresa Davis, WorkSource Skagit
Description: Is engaging youth volunteers worth the hassle? What policies and procedures should we have in place to engage youth volunteers? What's the legal definition of "minor," and how do we protect our organizations, staff, and youth volunteers from risks? What kinds of projects are awesome for both youth AND our organizations?
About the Skagit Volunteer Coordinators Network: Come to the Skagit Volunteer Coordinators Network to share information and learn from other volunteer management professionals in the community! Find tips and build community with other nonprofits, government agencies, and other community-based initiatives that utilize volunteer support. The monthly meetings feature a peer learning opportunity that consists of a 15-20 minute overview of a volunteer engagement topic, followed by a facilitated discussion. Join us to discuss best practices and solutions to barriers commonly encountered in the volunteer management world. Meetings will also provide an opportunity for all attendees to promote events, training, and resources relevant to volunteer coordinators.
About the Skagit Volunteer Center: A free collaboration service of Community Action of Skagit County, the Skagit Volunteer Center connects 160+ nonprofit organizations with 4,000 volunteers annually. Post your agency’s profile and volunteer opportunities at www.SkagitVolunteerCenter.org. Walk-in hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., or call for more information: 360-588-5731.
Contact: If you have any questions about the topic or about the opportunity to present, please contact the Community Engagement Manager, Elizabeth Jennings, at firstname.lastname@example.org.