DHPSNY - Stories from the Field: Volunteer Management at Queens Memory Project
Volunteers are integral to many collecting institutions, providing time and insight that an organization may not otherwise have access to. However, many organizations have little or no formal process or program in place for managing a volunteer program. In this webinar, Meral Agish, Community Coordinator, will cover volunteer outreach and engagement, training and retention at the Queens Memory Project.
Speaker: Meral Agish, Community Coordinator, Queens Memory Project
About Documentary Preservation & Heritage Services for New York (DHPSNY)
The Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) program is a five-year initiative providing free planning and education services to New York State's collecting institutions. The program is overseen by the New York State Education Department's Office of Cultural Education, with services administered by CCAHA.
The DHPSNY team delivers education programming, Archival Needs Assessments, Preservation Surveys, Condition Surveys, and Strategic Planning Assistance to organizations in every corner of New York State. They serve the libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and other institutions that safeguard New York's heritage.
Visit the DHPSNY website to learn more about their free programs and services.