AFP GA, Greater Atlanta Chapter: August 24, 2018 - CFRE Study Session 4

When:  Aug 24, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  AFP GA, Atlanta Chapter

CFRE Study Course
Session 4

Volunteer Involvement 

Beth Keller, CFRE
Senior Development Officer 
Habitat for Humanity International 

August 24, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Volunteer Involvement 

  • Identify organizational readiness and opportunities to engage volunteers.
  • Create structured processes for the identification, recruitment, orientation, training, evaluation, recognition, retention and succession of volunteers.
  • Develop specific role descriptions and terms of commitment to empower and support volunteers and enhance their effectiveness.
  • Engage various types of volunteers (for example , board, programme, campaign) in the fundraising process to increase organizational capacity.
  • Participate in recruiting experienced and diverse leadership on boards and/or committees to ensure these groups are representative of, and responsive to, the communities served.


Key Knowledge Areas for the Above Tasks

  • Personality types and attributes
  • Volunteer roles in fundraising
  • Components and uses of volunteer role descriptions and term commitments
  • Skills training and competency development methods
  • Strategies for optimizing volunteers’ time and talent
  • Volunteer recruitment, orientation, training, management, motivation, retention, recognition, and evaluation techniques
  • Governance principles and models for not-for-profit organizations
  • Value of diversity and community representation
  • Respective roles of volunteer board members and staff with respect to governance and management
  • Trends and preferences in volunteering
  • Organization’s structure, functions, and culture

Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities
795 Gatewood Road NE 
Atlanta, GA 30329 
*Please park in the front of the building and enter through the main entrance.

Session Costs 

AFP Member - FREE
Non-Member - $25

Each CFRE study session is worth 1.5 points


Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities
795 Gatewood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329


Jenna Jones