It's All in the Pitch - Strategies for Volunteer Recruitment

October 08, 2019
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Different people have different reasons to volunteer. Are you being strategic and making the best recruitment pitch that will resonate based on what motivates that person's demographic? Join us and learn what motivates newcomers, young and the mature demographics. Learn the five components of marketing. Combine this knowledge to learn how best to pitch a volunteer opportunity to match the motivations of the particular demographic you are trying to recruit.

Facilitator:

Dawn Bourbonnais is Volunteer Manitoba's Manager of Communications & Outreach. She oversees VM's internal and external communications, manages the website and referral services, and is responsible for increasing awareness of Volunteer Manitoba's mission - to encourage and promote volunteerism across the province. She also manages Volunteer Manitoba's social media profiles.

Prior to working for Volunteer Manitoba, Ms. Bourbonnais spent the past 13 years working in the not-for-profit and arts sector, most recently in the music and film industries. She is a communications specialist with a talent for interpreting what others mean to say and what some want to hear.

Dawn has also managed volunteers for a many festival and community events held in Winnipeg, and is especially fond of the volunteers at the Jazz Winnipeg Festival (whom she has been managing since 2004).

Accommodation:

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations (ex. dietary, scent) please contact Tracy Douglass at 204-477-5180 ext. 222 or tracy.douglass@volunteermanitoba.ca. Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least 1 week prior to the scheduled event.

Location:

410 - 5 Donald Street
Winnipeg MB  R3L 2T4

Cost:

$95.00

Facilitator:

Dawn Bourbonnais

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