Volunteering can certainly be an experience. Making a volunteer experience truly rewarding takes coordination and care. Learn about the best practices for recruiting, training and supervising volunteers in the library. Get tips and strategies for making the volunteer role beneficial for the volunteer and the organization. We will explore meaningful ways to inspire and celebrate your library volunteers.
- Identify the volunteer role in libraries of all types
- Discuss the library’s role in supervising volunteers
- Utilize tools for identifying and coordinating types of volunteer projects
- Examine new ways to celebrate volunteer contributions in your library
Presenter: Erin Gray
After earning her master’s degree in library science from the University of Missouri-Columbia, Erin went on to work in Branch Management, Collection Development and Youth Services for over a decade in public libraries. She is an advocate for all libraries and a past President of the Missouri Library Association. Erin enjoys facilitating continuing education classes of all types as a Library Services and Technology Trainer for Amigos Library Services.