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Volunteer Manager Series: Expanding Volunteer Services as a Volunteer Manager (Webinar)
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Do you feel valued as a volunteer manager? Are you included in decisions that affect your department? Are you confident about what you bring to the table? Do you need to better define and manage how others perceive you? This webinar will explore how to take a more assertive approach within your department, with other departments, and with team members and volunteers. Learn why an aggressive approach usually produces negative results, while being more assertive can invite discussion.

3/15/2018
When: Access Live or On-Demand
12:00 - 1:30PM Arizona
Where: Webinar
United States
Contact: (406) 442-2585

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Available as a live or on-demand webinar.  
AHPCO Members enjoy a $200 discount on the pricing.

  

Volunteer Manager Series: Asserting Your Value as a Volunteer Manager!

Do you feel valued as a volunteer manager?  Are you included in decisions that affect your department?  Are you confident about what you bring to the table?  Do you need to better define and manage how others perceive you?  This webinar will explore how to take a more assertive approach within your department, with other departments, and with team members and volunteers.  Learn why an aggressive approach usually produces negative results, while being more assertive can invite discussion.  Determine how you can make improvements and be included in decision-making.

 

Highlights

  • Common obstacles volunteer managers face
  • Delineating and taking responsibility for skills and knowledge base
  • Differentiating between aggressive and assertive approaches
  • Assessing personality strengths and potential challenges
  • Problem-solving approaches 

Take-Away Tool Kit

  • Current and potential challenges assessment exercise
  • Skills/knowledge base checklist exercise
  • Examples differentiating aggressive and assertive approaches
  • Personality assessment exercise, including a volunteer version
  • Handout with additional lecture notes
  • Resources for key topics

 

Who Should Attend

This informative webinar is designed for volunteer managers, hospice administrators, and other managers.  While the content is specific to the role of volunteer managers, the information on taking a more assertive approach will benefit all team members.

 

Presenter

Gary Gardia, MEd, MSW, LCSW, CT
Gary Gardia began his hospice career as a volunteer over 30 years ago. Since then he has worked in many capacities leading a variety of teams and departments including volunteers, social workers, bereavement, and education. Gary is a frequent presenter at state and national conferences and a consultant for various businesses and health care organizations. Gary served as NHPCO’s section leader for Volunteer/Volunteer Managers and Social Work. He also worked as a psychotherapist in private practice with a specialty in grief and loss, personal growth and development, and substance abuse. He holds a Master’s in Education and Social Work and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He received the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s (NHPCO) Heart of Hospice Award for developing innovative programs to meet the needs of caregivers and the bereaved. He is also the recipient of the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Network (SWHPN) 2015 Award of Excellence in Professional Education.

Registration

   AHPCO Members
 Live Version or Archived** Version  $149
 Both Live and Recorded  $179

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**The archived version is a recording of the live webinar, including audio, visuals, and handouts. Includes the presenter’s email address for questions. The Archived Version is available 1 week after the Live Webinar and expires 6 months after the live program date.

 


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