Re-imagining the Volunteer Program

This presentation will share one hospital’s re-invention of their volunteer program. The change from multiple supervisors to one, adding team building and education opportunities, and regular volunteer-run playroom activities were implemented. As a result, the volunteer program is more robust, yielding favorable outcomes for patients, families, staff, and the volunteers themselves.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

■ Identify current research findings regarding supervisory styles that enhance the retention of volunteers.
■ Draw inspiration from one child life department that completed a full-scale overhaul of their volunteer program to address identified needs, improve the quality of their volunteer resources.
■ Identify resources to adapt to your volunteer program.

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Re-imagining the Volunteer Program Certificate
1.00 PDU credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 PDU credit  |  Certificate available