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Does your OLLI track OLLI member volunteer hours?

Posted on November 17th, 2010 by Anne Cardale, OLLI National Resource Center

Jane Dowrick, OLLI at the University of Richmond, Asks OLLI:

Does your OLLI track OLLI member volunteer hours? We are interested in tracking volunteer hours for OLLI members. If you are doing this at your OLLI, please share any suggestions, forms, processes, etc. from your experience.

How do you make use of technology when working with volunteers?

Posted on August 27th, 2009 by Anne Cardale, OLLI National Resource Center

Michael Bujnowski, OLLI at Concord New Hampshire Asks OLLI:

Has anyone created an infrastructure that makes use of technology when working and training volunteers?

Volunteers are an important part of OLLI. Their contributions directly impact the success of the organization. I believe we can dramatically improve the efficiency and effectiveness of volunteers, as well as attract and keep them involved by giving them access to information that directly relates to improving the quality of their programs. Technology can work for many of our volunteers and we can offer education, training and support to effectively use the technology.

Please share the ways your OLLI employs technology when working with volunteers.

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