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Effective Volunteer Management in Blue Skies & in Times of Disaster

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 (10:00 AM - 12:30 PM) (EST)


Join KNN and Serve Kentucky for a virtual event discussing the latest volunteer management best practices, including strategies specific for recruiting, managing, and retaining volunteers in your disaster preparedness plans, and for those recently impacted, your nonprofit’s ongoing disaster relief efforts.

Our agenda includes a keynote presentation from the team at Hands On Nashville on the latest in volunteer management best practices and engagement that includes key lessons learned from volunteer management during past disaster responses, as well as strategies for developing a community-based approach for both proactive and reactive disaster response collaboration. A panel of nonprofit leaders fresh from disasters in Western and Eastern Kentucky will join us to share their lessons learned, successes, and challenges from their own recent experiences. And we'll conclude our virtual event with a short presentation by Serve Kentucky, our state service commission, on their volunteer management platforms and how they can help your nonprofit connect with volunteers, including sharing disaster-related volunteer opportunities.


10:00 am ET - Keynote Presentation - From Reactive to Proactive: Hands On Nashville's Approach to Volunteer Management in Disasters - Nelly Pérez Meléndez, Lori Shinton, and Alexandra Dorman

11:25 am ET - Lessons Learned from KY Nonprofit Leaders (Danielle Clore of KNN facilitates a discussion with Josh Mullins, Hindman Settlement School and Heath Duncan, Habitat for Humanity Pennyrile Region & Hopkins County Long-Term Recovery Group)

12:10 pm ET - Serve Kentucky Presentation / Demo

12:30 pm ET - Event concludes

Offered in partnership with Serve Kentucky


KNN Members (individual registration): $10

KNN Member Team Rate (KNN Members & Members of Partner State Associations are invited to register their team for one low rate - staff, board, and/or volunteers welcome to join from multiple computers/locations): $40 

Potential Members (individual registration): $20

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