Orientation and Training for Organizations

In-Person Trainings

MCPS SSL Orientation - Agency/Organization Training

New organizations and new staff with existing organizations are welcome to join us for our monthly overview of MCPS guidelines for SSL and MCVC website tools. MCPS requires attendance at initial registration with the Volunteer Center and at least once every three years. 

Click on the date to sign up. 

‚ÄčUpcoming In-Person Orientations: Orientation Overview:

You'll get 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. See Handouts.

Virtual Trainings

MCVC Volunteer Recruitment Tools

Upcoming Trainings:

  • Coming Soon!

Training Overview: 

Training participants will learn more about how to use the Volunteer Center website as a resource to post volunteer opportunities and recruit volunteers. Participants will also be able to learn more about the upcoming Community Service Month (October 2023) and opportunities for your organization to participate in our Community Service Fair on October 14 at Brookside Gardens. 

MCVC Agency Training - Utilizing the 50+ Volunteer Network

Upcoming Trainings:

  • Coming Soon!

Training Overview: 

Join a short training session to learn how to recruit skilled and committed volunteers through the 50+ Volunteer Network. We'll discuss the types of opportunities best suited for this program, what to expect from the process, and how to list opportunities in the Network, followed by time for a Q&A.

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.