Online Videos & Live Online Events for Volunteer Orientation and Training

Examples of online videos used for orienting and training volunteers.

New York Cares online orientation for new volunteers, a live online event.

The YahooContributor Network has an online training academy with three stages; all contributors have to go through the first stage, and to ensure people have read the curriculem, there's an online quiz they have to take. It's an excellent of a text-based online remote training.

Some things to keep in mind as you look through these online orientations:
some are slide shows, with just text and images
some videos are quite short, some are quite long (45 minutes); how long they are depends on the needs of the organization with regard to training and orienting volunteers.

Want to know what you need to keep in mind when creating your online volunteer orientation? The Last Virtual Volunteering Guidebook can help! It's available for purchase as a paperback and an ebook from Energize, Inc. The Last Virtual Volunteering Guidebook provides details on this and all other aspects of supporting and involving volunteers using Internet tools.

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