Building and Sustaining a Successful Volunteer Program
Looking for Lincoln to host free
Volunteer recruitment and management training workshop
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[October 12, 2016]
- Looking for Lincoln is hosting a free training workshop entitled
"Building and Sustaining a Successful Volunteer Program." The
workshop will address building a volunteer program, recruiting and
retaining volunteers and best practices in volunteer management.
The training workshop will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2016
from 9:30 to 4:30 pm at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in
the Multi-Purpose Room on the second floor. The Abraham Lincoln
Presidential Library is located at 112 N 6th Street in Springfield.
Jeremy Carrell, Volunteer Coordinator
at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum will be the
keynote speaker for the training addressing how to build and
strengthen a volunteer program. Topics to be discussed include:
- Building & Strengthening a Volunteer Program
- Tips & Strategies for Volunteer Recruitment & Retention
- Volunteer Management
The training workshop will also include panel discussions
featuring Terry Jones, the Volunteer Coordinator at New Salem
State Park as well as volunteers from various historic sites and
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The workshop is designed for individuals who work with
volunteers, manage volunteer programs, or individuals interested
in starting or strengthening a volunteer program at their
organization or historic site.
The training workshop is free and the cost for lunch is $8.
For more information or to register for the training workshop, contact Heather
Wickens at 217-782-6817 or
Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 20, 2016. Space is limited so
[The Looking for Lincoln Heritage