Lakes to Locks Roundtable: Cultivating Staff, Volunteers As Ambassadors


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Lakes to Locks Passage round tableLakes to Locks Passage is hosting a roundtable –  Cultivating Volunteers and Staff into Ambassadors  – on Friday, October 6, from 10 am to 3 pm in the Community Room at City Hall in Plattsburgh.

This workshop is intended for staff, volunteers, and board members from museums, historical societies, libraries, and other community organizations. Topics include volunteer recruitment, training and management, customer service, and collaboration. Get step-by-step instructions for structuring a successful volunteer program for organizations. The morning session presents an overview of the new Lakes to Locks Passage guidebook, Cultivating Volunteers and Staff into Ambassadors. The afternoon session is a working session inviting staff and volunteers to share storytelling experiences and tips about items in their collection, which guides visitors to a greater understanding of a community’s heritage.

Registration begins at 9:30 am. The workshop is open to all. Lunch and workshop materials will be provided for $15. Preregistration is required. To register, contact Margaret Gibbs at mgibbs@lakestolocks.org. For questions, call (518) 597-9660.

Plattsburgh City Hall is located at 41 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh.

The roundtable is sponsored by Lakes to Locks Passage and is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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