Volunteer and Team Building

Course Code FECM-705
Lecture hours per week 3
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

Volunteers are an integral part in producing a successful festival, event or conference. Many events are completely volunteer driven which make volunteers an invaluable resource. This course will discuss the human resources role of the volunteer coordinator, including the managing, motivating, planning, recruiting, training, scheduling and evaluating volunteers. Leadership and team building exercises including will also be explored. Additionally the roles of the volunteer and the various reasons why people choose to volunteer will be examined including, "What's in it for me"(WIIFM) and how to prepare post event evaluations.