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Volunteers Virtual Conference Series: Recruitment Deep Dive

June 27, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT

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This is part one of a three part series on volunteerism. As FIRST continue to grow all across the state, the volunteer role is of greater importance. As we all work together to inspire the next generation of leaders and innovators it takes volunteers with a wide and varied experience and knowledge base to support FIRST program participants. In this three-part series coaches, volunteer coordinators, volunteers and soon-to-be volunteers will gain the tried and true tips of what it takes to recruit, build, and maintain a healthy and thriving volunteer community.

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Volunteer Virtual Conference June Agenda


Part One: Volunteer Recruitment Deep Dive on Saturday, June 27, 2020 will offer effective recruitment strategies for event organizers, coaches, and fellow volunteers to bring in first-time volunteers into the wonderful world that is FIRST.

Session Topics will cover the following:

  • Volunteer Discovery: The keys to finding organizations/entities in your community who are volunteer ready
  • First contact: Best tips for initial communication success
  • Powerful Presentations: Success presentation strategies for small informal presentations to large corporate talks.
  • Next steps: Practical followup
  • and more!

Part Two: Volunteer Toolkit on Saturday, July 25, 2020 (details to come)

Part Three: Taking Action on Saturday, August 22, 2020 (details to come)



Kathleen Gately
FIRST in Texas