Sep 14, 2015-
Sep 14, 2015
03:00PM - 05:00PM
Supervising Volunteers: Motivation, Benchmarks and Accountability
Supervised volunteers are successful
Event Description

Presented by Becky Lunders

Supervising volunteers is not much different than supervising employees, except that volunteers don’t get paid. And, they show up because they want to, not because they have to. Because staff is still accountable for reaching goals, it’s essential that we know what volunteers are working on, and what kind of progress is being made. Supervised volunteers are successful volunteers.

This workshop provides insight on:
• how to motivate volunteers to do what they do, and do more;
• how benchmarks are critical to guide volunteers and ensure the project is on track;
• what you can do to hold volunteers accountable and build relationships at the same time.

Becky Lunders of teamWorks specializes in helping organizations thrive through building capacity and engaging the community which they serve. As a leadership development consultant, speaker and facilitator, Becky is an expert in building capacity by utilizing volunteers. Her philosophy - Recruit Retain Recognize helps push organizations to the next level in board development, program outreach, fundraising and strategic planning. . Her passion paired with her motivational style inspires volunteer leaders, and those who work with volunteers.

Becky has worked with many of the nation’s leading nonprofit organizations –Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Alzheimer’s Association, American Lung Association and Canine Companions for Independence to name a few. She also works on community engagement in the public and private sector, most recently with the County of Sonoma’s Department of Health Services and Animal Services.

Becky lives in Loomis with her husband and three kids. When she’s not working, she enjoys working out, cheering for her kids’ sports teams and volunteering in her community. For more about teamWorks, go to or email

Fee: $25.00

Contact Information
Name: Donna LaGraffe     Email:
Phone: 707-573-3399      Fax: 707-573-3380



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