Nonprofit Volunteer Management Certificates

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Nonprofit & Volunteer Management Certificates

Successful organizations value the commitment of people who share their time, energy and expertise. Providing an effective and supportive environment for your volunteers will motivate continued participation. This training is designed to be relevant for coordinators with established programs as well as those in the process of creating new ones. Students will be introduced to best practices for volunteer management recruitment and motivation. Explore ways to enhance the capacity of your organization to recruit and maintain volunteers.

Events for nonprofits can raise money cultivate new donors and build awareness. For some groups events are nightmares in which money is lost staff is stressed or donors are disappointed. This interactive workshop will provide valuable strategies and tools to design successful event experiences with positive outcomes. Students will learn valuable new techniques and how to select appropriate events identify internal and external resources form realistic budgets develop goals and strategic plans design tasks create measurable outcomes build donor relationships engage external partners and avoid mistakes and pitfalls. Students will have the opportunity to create or review event plans during class. Materials and resources will be provided.

Class Times:Sat 1000 AM 1200 PM

Ellen Welker B.S. and M.A. has been a university instructor editor speech writer public speaker film production coordinator radio and television news reporter promotion writer public relations manager and marketing and development manager for nonprofit agencies. Currently she is a consultant assisting nonprofit agencies with branding communications events fundraising and marketing efforts and teaching classes at UNM Continuing Education including Nonprofit Boot Camp classes for nonprofits to improve their marketing funding operations and volunteer programs.

Advertising can help people access your services participate in your programs and events support your cause and engage potential donors and volunteers. The class is designed to enhance your current plans and help nonprofits successfully advertise by designing a practical budget developing realistic goals and creating an effective plan. This interactive workshop will include new strategies on how to prepare an annual advertising campaign and budget create measurable outcomes integrate traditional and nontraditional opportunities and utilize best practices. Students will explore how to determine target markets create effective messaging including contentmarketing develop a checklist on how to design an ad pursue alternative methods of advertising including causemarketing B2B and learn how to purchase appropriate materials like business cards brochures rack cards fliers posters email enewsletters outdoor banners and digital ads. Materials and resources will be provided.

Note:UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Class Times:Sat 900 AM 1200 PM

Ellen Welker B.S. and M.A. has been a university instructor editor speech writer public speaker film production coordinator radio and television news reporter promotion writer public relations manager and marketing and development manager for nonprofit agencies. Currently she is a consultant assisting nonprofit agencies with branding communications events fundraising and marketing efforts and teaching classes at UNM Continuing Education including Nonprofit Boot Camp classes for nonprofits to improve their marketing funding operations and volunteer programs.

Building relationships with local media and community groups is like partnering with donors. Each is important to your organization and will take time to nurture and steward. During this class students will review how to create a media press kit contact media write a press release set up a press conference and learn the unique submission requirements and guidelines for traditional and digital media to obtain advertising news coverage and public service support. Students will learn how to create relationships with local business and community groups and engage other nonprofits and local groups in collaboration with grantwriting fundraising tabling events and volunteering. Materials and resources will be provided.

Note:UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Class Times:Sat 900 AM 1200 PM

Ellen Welker B.S. and M.A. has been a university instructor editor speech writer public speaker film production coordinator radio and television news reporter promotion writer public relations manager and marketing and development manager for nonprofit agencies. Currently she is a consultant assisting nonprofit agencies with branding communications events fundraising and marketing efforts and teaching classes at UNM Continuing Education including Nonprofit Boot Camp classes for nonprofits to improve their marketing funding operations and volunteer programs.

Publicity and promotion are not the same as advertising yet are part of a nonprofits marketing strategic plan. Publicity is free or lowcost and promotions can drive new supporters and volunteers to your doorstep. During this interactive workshop students will be introduced to twentyfive new publicity projects their benefits and how to implement each. Additionally students will explore how to design a speakers bureau distribute and track print collateral submit features and guest columns utilize window or business displays coordinate tours create open house events and host brown bag lunches. Materials and resources will be provided.

Note:UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Class Times:Sat 1000 AM 1200 PM

Ellen Welker B.S. and M.A. has been a university instructor editor speech writer public speaker film production coordinator radio and television news reporter promotion writer public relations manager and marketing and development manager for nonprofit agencies. Currently she is a consultant assisting nonprofit agencies with branding communications events fundraising and marketing efforts and teaching classes at UNM Continuing Education including Nonprofit Boot Camp classes for nonprofits to improve their marketing funding operations and volunteer programs.

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