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Workshops and Keynotes

JFFixler Group’s on-site training provides a deep, collaborative team experience. We offer live training on a variety of volunteer engagement topics, and all workshops are customized to meet the needs of specific audiences. New topics are being developed ongoingly and JFFixler Group will gladly develop one to meet your professional development needs.

The length of workshops generally ranges from 1.5 hours to a full day.

Samples of workshop topics include:

  • Trends and Issues in Volunteer Engagement – an overview of current trends in volunteerism and their impact on organizations
  • The Volunteer Engagement Professional as Internal Consultant and Change Agent – how to position yourself as an organizational leader and promote volunteerism across your organization
  • Volunteer Engagement 101 for the 21st Century: Leading Practices in Volunteer Engagement – an introduction to eight leading practices in volunteer engagement with case studies and interactive tools that you can use to raise the bar of engagement at your organization
  • Membership Engagement for Professional Associations – applying volunteer engagement principles and practices to enhance member engagement
  • Capturing and Communicating Volunteer Engagement Impact – how to demonstrate qualitative and quantitative results to position volunteer engagement as a valuable resource within your organization
  • Cultivating and Recruiting for All of Your Organizational Needs – developing an effective recruitment plan for all generations of volunteers
  • Building Organizational Capacity Through Strategic Volunteer Engagement – engaging volunteers as a resource for building organizational capacity beyond what staff alone can accomplish
  • Navigating Sticky Situations: Effective Solutions for Everyday Challenges proven strategies to navigate the rough waters that accompany challenging situations volunteer engagement professionals commonly encounter
  • Plan the Work and Work the Plan: Volunteer Engagement Strategic Plans – a strategic plan for volunteer engagement ensures a shared vision for engagement efforts with not only a destination but also a detailed map, an itinerary, resources, and “drivers” clearly identified for the journey.
  • Tools for Volunteer Engagement – group exercises and tools focused on selected areas of engagement practices, such as creating powerful positions descriptions, cultivating for success, rethinking recognition, working with self-directed teams, and more.
  • Making a Difference – Family Style! – tools and case studies to help an organization innovate and succeed in engaging families for their skills and passions by creating family friendly volunteer experiences to engage families in meaningful volunteer service.

Samples of recently presented keynote addresses include:

  • High Impact Engagement: The Moment is Now! - a look at current trends and issues in volunteer and member engagement and how they impact your organization.
  • The Leading Edge: Case Studies from the Field - a presentation of case studies and leading practices from organizations who are successfully engaging volunteers in new and innovative ways as consultants, operational leaders, and skilled professionals.
  • Leveraging Volunteers for Impact and Change - an exploration of new volunteer roles, how to pilot new initiatives, and how to tap into the skills and interests of high-impact volunteers to build organizational capacity.

Additional topics are available and customized presentations can be developed to meet your professional development goals.


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