How to Organize Volunteer Work in Recreation and Parks / Volunteer Management in Finnish National Parks
Speakers: Elina Nummi, Riitta Partanen, Eveliina Nygren
How to Organize Volunteer Work in Recreation and Parks: These presenters from the City of Helsinki discuss organizing volunteer work in parks, based on their experience and development work. Since 2005, they have had 458 volunteers. They explore how to recruit, guide, inform and thank volunteers. They also explain how to get the paid staff to understand the importance of volunteers.
Volunteer Management in Finnish National Parks: Eveliina Nygren provides an introduction to the volunteer work and NGO co-operation managed by Metsähallitus Natural Heritage Services
- Current state Volunteering examples through 6 cases,
- The Volunteer work development project 2012-2014 Background and the aims of the project
- The measures and the results of the project so far
Presentation from the 2013 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Energize Workshop