It's been a year of big changes, and there's more to come!
Join in as we discuss the different policy and procedure changes that may have occurred within your volunteer program and some of the actions that you’ve had to take for virtual training, volunteer policies, new components of your volunteer program and more.
Let’s explore some of the ways that COVID has changed our way of operating through the following topics:
- Virtual training
- Volunteer policy changes
- Newly Implemented components (virtual vs.in-person) to the volunteer program
- Environmental and cultural changes within the organization and or non-profit (virtual vs. in-person)
- Actionable steps volunteer managers can take during COVID
Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator
Camp Twin Lakes
Kristen currently serves as the Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator for Camp Twin Lakes, a nonprofit that delivers full adaptive, medically supportive, and deeply impactful camp experiences to more than 10,000 of Georgia’s children and young adults. In this role, she manages weekend and weeklong camp counselors and medical volunteers for multiple camp programs serving a variety of populations. Prior to her time with Camp Twin Lakes, Kristen worked with a local service dog organization as both a dog instructor and volunteer coordinator.
Kristen holds a Master’s of Nonprofit Organizations from the University of Georgia and enjoys spending her free time with her husband and two dogs.
Office Administrator/Volunteer Coordinator
Red Shield Services
The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta
Kristie is an Atlanta native who began her career with The Salvation Army Red Shield Services (a 320-bed shelter for homeless men, women, and families with children) in 2014. Her passion for volunteering and engaging others to do so has been a vital factor towards her success as the volunteer coordinator at her location. Her other roles at the shelter include administrative assistant to the director and maintenance supervisor.
Kristie is currently working on obtaining her Master’s in Public Administration. She is an animal lover and enjoys spending time binge-watching with her cat.
Camp Twin Lakes
Ashley currently serves as the Senior Volunteer Coordinator at Camp Twin Lakes. She has been with Camp for 12 years and coordinates corporate and special event volunteers to support camp improvement projects and fundraising efforts.
In her free time, she enjoys going on adventures with her daughter.
Director of Community Relations
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Monica is the Director of Community Relations for LexisNexis Risk Solutions. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a data and analytics company with approximately 9,000 employees, headquartered in Alpharetta, GA.
She is responsible for the company’s volunteer and philanthropy programs. She works with nonprofits, schools, NGOs and municipalities to provide opportunities for the company and its employees to support communities with volunteer hours and financial resources. Prior to working with Risk Solutions, she worked as a consultant with Corporate Community Outsourcing and with Nike, Inc as a Corporate Responsibility Manager.