Join SLSAE For lunch and learning on Tuesday, May 19th at The Knight Center at Washington University
Volunteer Recruitment & Retention
Do you find it difficult to find volunteers for your organization? Or, do you experience your volunteer participation decrease while your need increases?
At the end of this session you will
- Understand the concept of servant leadership,
- Identify useful methods to recruit volunteers to support your mission, and
- Discover ways to increase your volunteer retention by meeting volunteer needs in the 21st century.
CAE Credit: 1.0 Hours
Governance & Structure 2.B
Enterprise Testing Associate Manager
Rhonda Travers is a business-oriented leader recognized for making a positive impact, building teams and talent, and driving results and excellence. With over 20 years in internal audit and compliance leadership roles, Rhonda fulfills her passion for coaching professionals and educating business leaders by conducting internal training presentations, organizational management discussions, and external speaking engagements. She has extensive experience delivering topics related to supervisory methods, communication skills, report writing, professional internal audit standards and methodologies, and internal controls overview.
Rhonda also engages her leadership skills to influence positive community development. She has served over 15 years for the American Cancer Society as a Relay For Life Event Leadership Team Member and is currently the Missouri Area Relay Leadership Team– Coaching and Development Lead for over 40 Relay For Life Event Leadership Teams. Through these roles, Rhonda has delivered training presentations on volunteer recruitment, retention and recognition, fundraising goal setting, and impactful speaking.
In addition to these commitments, Rhonda has been involved with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri over the past six years, with her current role within the Women’s Leadership Network Steering Committee to develop future generations of women leaders. She has also served as a member of the Board of Governors within the St. Louis Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors for over 10 years.
Rhonda earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Millikin University. She completed the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certifications.
KNIGHT CENTER AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY - Directions
PLEASE DO NOT USE THE “1 BROOKINGS DRIVE” ADDRESS AS THE DESTINATION ADDRESS, as that is the address to the main building and will not get you to The Knight Center. Our actual physical address is:
Snow Way & Throop Drive, St. Louis MO 63130 (you can enter this into your GPS, and it will take you directly to us)
We are at the intersection of Snow Way & Throop Drive. Once you turn onto Throop Drive, the Millbrook Parking Garage is to your left (if you are turning on from Forest Park Parkway). Park in the Millbrook Parking Garage (you will get a ticket when you enter the garage, but you will receive a validation ticket at your registration desk) and go to The Knight Center (not Knight Hall) which is across Snow Way at the intersection of Throop Drive.