About this course

Proficiency Area: Managing.

Effective volunteer engagement is an ongoing effort that seeks to understand these mission-critical people’s needs and interests deeply.

In the third (and final) lesson toward your bronze Merit badge, you'll explore:

  • The types of volunteers you seek.

  • The kinds of roles they will fill.

  • The degree of integration within the organization.

  • How directly they work with your organization’s mission.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Exploring Volunteer Engagement Effectiveness

  • 2

    What Effective Volunteer Engagement Looks Like

    • What Effective Impact-Focused Accountability Looks Like

    • Measuring Volunteer Engagement

    • Check your learning

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • Volunteer Engagement Resources

    • Bronze Badge Transcripts

    • Volunteer Engagement Bronze Badge Wrap-Up

    • Before you go...

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