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Having a good facilitator is key to conducting focus groups for evaluation and feedback on your volunteer program or screening processes. Becoming a good facilitator takes training and practice. Use these tips to learn basic, introductory facilitation tips and ‘moves.’
Skilled Volunteers: Thinking and Acting Differently Worksheet
Brainstorm ways to think and act differently. This template will help you be intentional while planning new volunteer positions, or engaging skilled volunteers.
Key Terms and Definitions: Evaluation
Some of the key terms and definitions used by evaluators.
Evaluation 101 Workbook
This workbook will take you through the steps necessary to develop your evaluation plan, from assessing your preparedness to evaluate and introducing you to the topic a concept of evaluation to prepare a timeline and budget.
Theory of Change Sample 1
A theory of change is a specific type of methodology for planning, participation and evaluation of social change initiatives
Sample logic model 3
Evaluation Framework for Volunteer Centres
Use this template to put all the evaluation pieces together and create a comprehensive data process
Evaluation Framework Table
Use this template to build a table of outcomes, indicators, collection methods and reporting
Use this template to think about the folks your organization wants to engage – who needs to know abou the program or service, who needs to be at the table, who could be a partner