The Southern California Section will be presenting the â€œEngaging and Motivating Volunteersâ€ workshop in conjunction with a special session â€œBroadening the Impact of ACS Community Activity Programs.â€ â€œEngaging and Motivating Volunteersâ€ focuses on how you can become an effective leader whether it is ACS, community volunteer activities, or interactions on the job. The skills for success are broadly applicable. You will learn how to:
â€œEngaging and Motivating Volunteersâ€ is especially valuable for those who are new to leadership roles, but is also relevant for more experienced leaders who could benefit from additional guidance in making leadership assignments successful. ACS Community Activity Programs such as National Chemistry Week are among the most publicly visible local section activities. Taking into consideration what was learned in the Involving Volunteers workshop â€œBroadening the Impact of ACS Community Activity Programsâ€ you will explore:
Who: Teams of ACS emerging and experienced local section leaders
When: Saturday February 21, 2009, 8:30 am â€“ 4 pm
Where: California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.
Questions: Contact Stanley Pine (spine-at-calstatela-dot-edu) or Robert de Groot(rdegroot-at-oxy-dot-edu).
Enrollment is limited to 25 people and registration is on a first come, first served basis. We highly encourage local sections attend in teams of 2+ people. Continental breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack will be provided. Limited reimbursement for mileage will be available. In support of the Societyâ€™s emphasis on sustainability, local sections that carpool to this workshop will receive a special bonus gift.
To apply: Send an email to: email@example.com. Include your name, local section, role(s) in local section, email address, contact phone number. Please include all of the requested information for each team member from your local section. Deadline for registration is Friday, February 6, 2009.
This program is made possible through the generous support of the ACS Division of Membership and Scientific Advancement and the Caltech Center for the Science and Engineering of Materials.