Online: What's your Pandemic Pitch? How to recruit volunteers in the age of Covid

November 16, 2021
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Learn how best to pitch a volunteer opportunity to match the motivations of who you are trying to recruit!

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.

Who should attend:

Those responsible for supervising volunteers. Participants can include Executive Directors, program managers, board members, committee members, volunteer managers, coordinators and anyone who is interested in learning more about this topic.


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.

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.

Certified in Volunteer Administration (CVA) Credential:

Points earned from attending this training, webinar, or conference workshop can be applied towards the education requirement for initial CVA Certification or CVA Renewal. CVA certification is the only internationally recognized credential in the field of Volunteer Administration. To learn more, visit:


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Dawn Bourbonnais

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