These sessions are potential volunteers first contact with CodeYourFuture and one of the key moments in a volunteers journey. The aim of this event is to give a face to the organisation, to inform the volunteers on how we work and increase the number of volunteer we get involved in what we do.
Inform new volunteers about CYF, the team structure and the roles available
Give them a sense of the community
Sign interested volunteers up to an onboarding session - where they will get trained in the basics and take their first tasks on
Share a summary of the last event within your posts. Here’s some advice on how to tailor the posts:
Liaise with CYF Ambassadors and with @aaishah, who leads the onboarding process, to figure out how many volunteers attended then followed through and started the onboarding process from the last event.
Reporting on previous events and discussing their impact inspires and encourages volunteers to continue Welcome Event roles or take them up for the first time.
Include in your post an update of the numbers of registered guests in Eventbrite for the event
Get Eventbrite statistics from someone with access to our account (likely someone from @cyf-mgmt)
You can ask volunteers to share the Eventbrite link in their own social media networks to advertise the event
4 days Before The Event
Enlist specific folks for the roles below (use sign up sheet here) - make sure they are familiar with their role and this agenda document.
Check the material is current (presentation is here). If it needs adjusting, ask for updates in the cyf-ambassadors channel
30 Minutes Before The Call
Get the Zoom Room and presentation ready.
Ask @ambassadors or @cyf-mgmt for Zoom log-in credentials