Volunteer Engagement Symposium 

 

 

 

 

 

September 25 - 27, 2013
Hosted by: Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa


Cultivating Volunteer Relationships and Reaping the Benefits

 




Thank you to everyone who attended this well-received event. Below are the presentations given during each session of the symposium. (If the presentations do not appear immediately, try refreshing your internet browser).

 

Keynote Address:  Tips and Tools for Working With Volunteers: Preventing Heroic Suicide

Speaker:  Dr. Nancy Franz, Iowa State University

Session Handout #1

Session Handout #2

 

Session 1:  From Alpha to Omega - Interviewing to Retaining!

Speakers:  Chuck Hemric, Sarah P. Duke Gardens and Judy Cashen, Chicago Botanic Garden

 

Session 2:  Partnering With Senior Volunteers: A Win-Win

Speaker:  Jennifer Margrett, Iowa State University

 

Session 3:  Recruitment, Recognition, and Retention = Revenue. Volunteers Managing Volunteers.

Speaker:  Sandi Helgerson, Dubuque Arboretum

 

Session 4:  Volunteering for Good Health  

Speaker:  Carolyn Cutrona, Iowa State University  

 

Session 5:  What Volunteers Want

Speaker:  Connie Haclerode, Powell Gardens

Presentation not available.

Session Handout

 

Session 6:  Volunteers in Disasters

Speaker:  Keith Morga, Story County Emergency Management  

 

Session 7:  Supporting Excellence in Volunteer Management

Speaker:  Dawn Elliot, Edgewater  

Presentation not available.

Session Handout.

 

Presentations are not available for Sessions 8 and 9.

 

Session 10:  Program Evaluation - Fine Tune Your Volunteer Program

Speaker:  Jackie Juras, Missouri Botanical Garden  


 



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