Volunteers are NOT Free! Building a Volunteer Program That Flourishes
New York, NY
April 20, 2010
Presented in collaboration with the Arts & Business Council of New York.
Since April of last year, a combination of factors — the Serve America Act, The NYC Service initiative, and the economy — have yielded a significant increase in the number of nonprofit volunteers. What elements go into a charity's decision to accept a volunteer, train that volunteer, and choose the right assignment for that volunteer? The panel discusses some of the ingredients of a successful volunteer program.
Moderator: Fran Smyth, Manager of Arts Services, Arts & Business Council
of New York
07:05 Laura Kolesar, Coordinator of the Public Service Network, City Bar
18:00 Charles Toder, Volunteer Leader, Harvard Business School Club
of New York
27:24 David Staller, Founder and Artistic Director, Gingold Theatrical Group
38:08 Q & A
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Total running time: 1 hour, 22 minutes
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