American Public Gardens Association Conference 2018

Southern California

June 4-8, 2018

Building Leadership Capacity: Helping Staff Succeed with Volunteers
Event Type: 
Education and Communication
Date / Time: 
Thu June, 07 - 10:45am to 11:45am
E. Barton, United States Botanic Garden, Washington, District of Columbia; J. Ehrhardt, Tyler Arboretum, Media, Pennsylvania; S. Kutyla, Longwood Gardens, Inc., Kennett Square, Pennsylvania; S. Jones, Santa Fe Botanical Garden, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Seasoned Volunteer Managers will offer advice for staff members who work with volunteers. How can you make the most of this valuable resource while helping staff build leadership skills? What strategies and practices will offer the greatest success for volunteers, staff, and the organization? Our panel will share tips and practical techniques you can use to help your staff navigate volunteer engagement.