Whatever your volunteer training and development needs, we can help you design a solution.

Training

Whether you need hands-on training for volunteers, coaching for component and volunteer managers or help designing a robust volunteer training program, we can help you.

Training Projects

Training

Provides hands-on training for volunteers.

Leadership

Developing chapter and component leader guides.

Workshops

Developing and leading workshops, webinars and audio programs on specific skills for volunteers.

Coaching

Coaching for component and volunteer managers.

Programs

Help designing a robust volunteer training program.

Mentoring

Serving as a coach and mentor to staff in component relations/volunteer management to help them build skills, experience and a knowledge base.

Speaking

Our goal is help you create the best possible meeting for your volunteers. Whether it’s the opening session of a leadership retreat, workshop on critical leadership or association topics, or a planning meeting, we will create an exciting and thought-provoking session that gets volunteers talking and keeps them talking. Let us craft for you the right session!

Speaking Resources

Here at Mariner there are no “canned’ presentations. We listen to you and then craft the right session. Here’s a sampling of session topics.
Check out this blog post for a deeper look at sessions.

  • Leap into Leadership
  • 5 Steps to Building a Volunteer Pool
  • Tapping into the Sphere of Influence
  • Decoding Member Engagement
  • Embracing Micro Volunteering
  • Taking the Boring out of Board Meetings
  • Building Community
  • Motivating & Managing our Volunteer Teams
  • Does Anyone Hear Me? Ramping up Chapter Communications
  • May All Your Lights Be Green! Putting A Chapter Dashboard to Work
  • Evolution of Models of Community in the Association World
  • Recruiting & Keeping Volunteers
  • Creating a Member Experience At The Chapter Level
  • Creating a Volunteer Experience
  • Getting & Staying On Track (Tips for leading volunteer teams)
  • Facilitating: Moving People & Projects
  • What’s the Data Say? Decisions That Make a Difference
  • Strategic Thinking: A New Approach to Planning
  • Creating Rock Star Events
  • How to Have Effective Conference Calls & Virtual Meetings: Tips and Tools

Meeting Facilitation

Is your meeting important enough to engage your members, volunteer leaders and/or staff? If you have a meeting coming up, contact us to learn more about how you can get the most out of the time, energy and resources dedicated to the effort by your staff and volunteers.

Types of Meetings

Facilitation

It’s important to have a neutral facilitator who can help meeting participants fully engage and tackle, where it’s appropriate, tough issues. A good meeting facilitator assures the meeting flows, all are engaged, and the outcome is achieved.

Workshops

Whether it’s the opening session of a leadership retreat, workshop on critical leadership or association topics, or a planning meeting, we will create an exciting and thought-provoking session that gets volunteers talking and keeps them talking.

Task Forces

We’ve helped association task forces envision the future, design new solutions, reach agreement and achieve outcomes.

CoNTact Us

Mariner Management & Marketing is your partner in helping association volunteers and staff create the greatest possible value for your members and in ensuring the long term health and growth of your association.

Mariner Management & Marketing provides association management, volunteer coordinator and leadership development information for associations and non-profit organizations.