Whether you are a brand new or seasoned Volunteer Administrator, this training will take you from beginning to success. Learn how to recruit, interview, place, train, supervise and retain valuable volunteers for your nonprofit. Join speakers Randy Detweiler and Sylvia Lynn, consultants and members of Volunteer Administrators of Southwestern PA, as they discuss different generations and how people from each respond to the opportunities offered by volunteering. They will also show you how to create a useful handbook for your volunteers.
This interactive training will have you learning, working with others on problem solving and presenting your ideas to the rest of the group. Come and learn how to make your volunteer program the success it deserves to be.
Randy Detweiler has worked with the seniors of Allegheny County for 24 years: Four years for the Department of Aging, two years as Provider Relations Specialist for Senior Services at Jefferson Hospital, and the last 18 years with the PALS (People Able to Lend Support) Volunteer Program for Highmark Senior Markets. He has been instrumental in growing the PALS program which provides free in-home services for Medicare members using volunteers to 29 Pennsylvania counties and 10 West Virginia counties. In addition to in-home services, he has implemented many clubs over the last 10 years to help keep seniors healthy. He has provided trainings for PALS for 18 years and offered volunteer trainings to volunteer administrators for the last 10 years.
Sylvia Lynn holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Northern Illinois University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Home Economics Education from North Dakota State University. She was a Volunteer Coordinator for The Lutheran Service Society for 5 years prior to retiring. She taught pre-school through college age students, finding the challenges and the excitement for learning enjoyable. In retirement, she and her husband have had many volunteer experiences which keep them busy and engaged. She has served on her local school board and presently serves on the boards of her Church, Glade Run Children’s Services, Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry, and The Lutheran Student Center in Oakland.
The cost to attend this program is $30 per person, which includes a light continental breakfast. Space is limited and registration is required by calling (412) 622-6277.
Presented by: Randy Detweiler & Sylvia Lynn
Event fee: $30
Light continental breakfast
Classroom A – Main Library
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Nonprofit Resource Center