Join AARP Nevada for a Series of "Water Cooler Wednesdays"

Posted on 07/22/20 by Justin Chavez

I would like to share a weekly series that has been helpful for me and many other AARP staff and volunteers: Water Cooler Wednesdays!!!

What is Water Cooler Wednesday?

Starting on July 22 for nine Wednesdays, from 1-2 pm, Water Cooler Wednesday is a time for volunteers and staff to share tips, strategies, and challenges around engaging volunteers virtually.

Planned topics include:

  • July 22:     What the tech are you talkin’ about? Engaging your team virtually
  • July 29:     Come out from where you are hiding – How to engage virtually with hesitant volunteers
  • August 5:  We need a few new recruits. Volunteer recruitment in the virtual space
  • August 12:  Welcome aboard in a virtual world Orientation and Onboarding
  • August 19 - TBD
  • August 26 -TBD
  • September 2 - TBD
  • September 9 - TBD
  • September 16 - TBD

Future topics may include:

  • There has been a change in plans - How to engage volunteers in planning
  • You’re not on mute – volunteer-led presentations and DIY in the virtual world
  • Getting Social – How to engage volunteers in social media
  • Knock, knock or chime, chime – Advocacy goes virtual

To participate in one or more of the WCW series, you must register here

(or click here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUsc-GrpzMjGNaOvpKkWrqceob_k2uBVaHI). 

A zoom link will be provided when you register.

This story is provided by AARP Nevada. Visit the AARP Nevada page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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