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People who work in nonprofit organizations

Volunteer Recruitment & Management

Friday, April 26, 2013  |  9 a.m. to Noon
Metropolis Resort | 5150 Fairview Drive.
Eau Claire, WI  54701 | 715-852-6000

Recruiting and Managing

Volunteers is Not Easy

But it is essential to all nonprofit organizations.  Would you like to improve your volunteer recruitment and management strategy?

At this workshop you will:

  • Explore the four key concepts in
    volunteer recruitment.
  • Identify strategies to address barriers in individual organizations.
  • Complete an organizational assessment.
  • Create an action plan.


Rachel Manuel Bruns is the Director of Volunteer Wisconsin, the statewide office on volunteerism. Previously, Rachel has held positions as the Executive Director of Iowa Campus Compact and as the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator at United Way of Central Iowa in Des Moines. Rachel is a former Commissioner for the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service and currently serves on the national board of America’s Service Commissions. Rachel is a 2011 recipient of the State of Iowa Governor's Volunteer Award and volunteers her time with the Teen Transition Program at Kids Matter and Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Greater Milwaukee. Rachel holds degrees in Master of Public Administration, Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Journalism from Drake University.

Who Should Attend

Nonprofit staff, volunteers, and board members.


The $79 fee includes workshop materials and refreshments.


Want to attend this workshop but have trouble justifying the cost? Thanks to the Otto Bremer Foundation, we are pleased to be able to offer partial scholarships to a limited number of nonprofit staff, volunteers and board members. Up to 50% of your registration fee will be provided if you can identify a financial need. This is a limited-time offer so don't delay. Apply now.

Contact Hours

Participants may earn up to 3 contact hours.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your registration up to 5 business days before the start date for a refund less a $25.00 administrative fee.  If you cancel fewer than 5 business days before the start date, no refund will be given. If you do not attend the program, you are responsible for the full fee. If the program is canceled or full, we will refund the program fee. You may substitute another person for your registration at any time.  Call us for assistance.



If you need an accommodation for a disability to fully participate in this program, or need this document in an alternative format, please contact Continuing Education at 715-836-3636 / toll-free 866-893-2423, or use the Wisconsin Relay System (711) as soon as possible.

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