Orientation and Training for Organizations

Agency Orientations

New organizations and new staff with existing organizations are welcome to join us for our monthly overview of our programs and website tools. Attendence required by MCPS for SSL guidelines at initial registration and then at least once every three years. All sessions are 10 AM to 12:00 noon. Click on the date to signup.  See Handouts

Orientation Overview: 
You'll get an overview of programs and services, an introduction to using the online database and hints on ways to maximize volunteer recruitment. Organizations that engage high school or middle school students as volunteers will learn about the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Student Service Learning (SSL) program and requirements for community organizations that wish to show on our website as meeting SSL guidelines by MCPS.

Trainings and Help from Galaxy Digital on Get Connected

Our online database of organizations and volunteer opportunities is hosted by Get Connected by Galaxy Digital. Sign up for one of their agency training sessions to learn more about how to manage your organization's account on our website.  

Networking & Training

Join us for workshops and networking sessions on volunteer management and much more! 

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Thu Sept 24 - Networking Session - Virtual Volunteering
It feels like virtual volunteering just started with COVID-19, but it has been around for ages and can be an important part of any long-term volunteer strategy. We'll talk about some best practices, challenges, opportunities in virtual volunteering. 

Completed in 2020 Completed in 2019