If you are involving volunteers in any form of fundraising, you’re one step ahead. But for many organizations, fundraising volunteers are only involved in special events and menial support tasks. This four-lessons course will help you involve volunteers in more meaningful fundraising role. You will learn:
How to involve volunteers in all your fundraising activities
How to find the right volunteers for the right task
How to orient, train, and educate volunteers
How to keep them coming back
Lesson One: Why Volunteers are Important in Fundraising—there are many reasons to involve volunteers in your fundraising including the fact that lend credibility to your efforts
Lesson Two: How to Involve Volunteers in Fundraising—volunteers are looking for meaningful roles they can play in every aspect of your fundraising from planning to planned giving
Lesson Three: Recruiting Fundraising Volunteers—from finding volunteers to how to approach them and get them to say yes
Lesson Four: Working with Volunteers--keeping your good volunteers by training and educating them, providing them with the support they need, and recognizing their efforts.
Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE, is the author of Recruiting and Training Fundraising Volunteers; The Development Plan; Fundraising as a Career: What, Are You Crazy?; Capital Campaigns: Everything You NEED to Know; Are You Ready for a Capital Campaign workbook, Raise More Money from Your Business Community; Raise More Money from Your Business Community—The Workbook; Fundraising for the GENIUS; a contributing author to The Fundraising Feasibility Study—It’s Not About the Money and YOU and Your Nonprofit Board; co-editor of YOU and Your Nonprofit and The Nonprofit Consulting Handbook; and co-author of The Essential Nonprofit Fundraising Handbook, The Leaky Bucket: What’s Wrong With Your Fundraising…And How You Can Fix It, Nonprofit Strategic Planning, CharityChannel’s Quick Guide to Creating Your Development Plan, CharityChannel’s Quick Guide to Developing Your Case for Support, and The New Donor. Her latest book, CharityChannel’s Quick Guide to Board Giving will be released this spring. She has also written in the fiction realm, having published The Matriarch and The Face of Jesus. Linda has more than thirty years’ experience in the nonprofit sector and has created dozens of development plans.