Presentation on theme: "Umatilla Morrow Head Start Inc.. UMCHS Volunteers Total number of volunteers Sept. to Dec. 2012: 409 Total number of classroom volunteer hours Sept. to."— Presentation transcript:
Umatilla Morrow Head Start Inc.
UMCHS Volunteers Total number of volunteers Sept. to Dec. 2012: 409 Total number of classroom volunteer hours Sept. to Dec. 2012: 3,700 Total number of classroom volunteer hours for the past 12 months: 8,696 Total number of Boomer Age Volunteers: 69 Mary Jones October Volunteer of the Month John Day Classroom
Where Are They Volunteering Board of Directors/Policy Council and other UMCHS Boards. Assisting in the classroom SMART CASA Assisting in the kitchen Mentors Instructors Clerical Bus Monitor Maintenance in our facilities WIC assistance Health Resource Assistant Carrie Litteral November Volunteer of the month Hermiston CDC Center
Reasons Why They Volunteer Be challenged Develop new skills and interests to gain experience for career change Enjoy spending time with children Give back to the Community Contribute in a meaningful way to the future of children and their community Fill time in retirement Friends are volunteering in UMCHS Feel needed and valued Meet new people, socialize Bobbi Hughes Desire to use skills and expertise December Volunteer Earn credits for school of the Month Impact a cause they care about Stanfield Classroom Have fun!
What Makes A Successful Volunteer Program: Vision… Every organization needs a vision and purpose for their volunteer program. Outgoing… Staff need to be exciting and outgoing about utilizing volunteers. Listening… Staff need to be effective listeners to volunteers needs. Useful…. Volunteers need to feel like their time is useful. Nurtured… Volunteers need nurturing and support from staff members.
Continued... Training …Volunteers need training to do their job effectively. Energy …..Volunteers can provide energy and enthusiasm to the program. Efficient....Volunteers can provide efficiency to the program. Respect......Volunteers need the respect and appreciation for their skills and time they provide to our program.
HS WINTER OUTCOMES CORISON BY PRESENCE OF SMART PROGRAM Classroom Volunteers and SMART Outcomes
HS WINTER OUTCOMES COMPARISON BY # HOURS OF VOLUNTEERING/CHILD/MONTH
HS FALL OUTCOMES COMPARISON BY PRESENCE OF SMART PROGRAM
HS FALL OUTCOMES COMPARISON BY # HOURS OF VOLUNTEERING/CHILD/MONTH
SMART VOLUNTEER What a SMART reader does and the joy of being a SMART reader!
CASA Volunteer What is a CASA volunteer Benefits of being a CASA volunteer
Teacher’s Perspective Why volunteers are important in the classroom How to best utilize volunteers
GroupDiscussion As a group answer the following three questions. Please have one person be the recorder. 1) How are we doing at promoting and recruiting volunteers? 2) How are we appreciating and recognizing volunteers? 3) What obstacles are there when working with volunteers?