APPLES 4 : Volunteer Resources & Community Engagement

Join us as we share best practices and tips for recruiting, training, and supporting volunteers. This session was hosted by Cristina Johnson, our Director of Volunteer & Community Engagement, and Maggie Gleason, prior Executive Director at Badger Prairie Needs Network (BPNN).

This session includes methods used by volunteer services professionals, resources for use in your own programs, and an opportunity to engage with your fellow session attendees. Session content will include an introduction to:
– Strategies & resources for volunteer recruitment
– Tips for onboarding new volunteers
– Training considerations specific to food pantries, meal sites, and food distribution programs
– Value of volunteers supervision & stewardship