Agenda Doing business as an MCP Program Reaching Higher in Our Communities Special Guest: Doris Long, Little Dixie Community Action Agency Special Guest: David Sherman, Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Open Discussion Closing and Wrap Up
Ingredient: Recruitment Volunteers What is the # 1 reason why people volunteer? Are you touching enough? Fish where the fish are … and children! A new challenge for new programs What are the best sources? Encouraging us to be creative
Ingredient: Screening and Matching Clarifying everyones expectations by gathering and sharing information through: Application Training Orientation Interview Background checks References Making informed decisions
Ingredient: Match Support and Retention Raise your hand if you agree with the following statement: Matches stay together longer in urban areas.
Ingredient: Marketing and Outreach The ABCs of Marketing Attracting Volunteers Families and children Donors Being Clear Address skepticism Clarify what MCP IS and ISNT Correcting Deal with misconceptions and misinformation
Ingredient: Building Infrastructure This includes: Partnership Development Hiring and managing staff Raising money Board development