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2014 Professional Development Webinars: Skills for Effective Volunteering
Ahead of AUA’s 2014 Summer Service Internship program, we’re hosting a series of professional development webinars throughout the month of May with AUA staff and experts in a host of key fields to help get our unofficial ambassadors ready for their service. And even if you’re not heading abroad this summer with our program, you can join us too to learn more about how to be an effective volunteer.
There’s limited space available for each session and priority will be given service interns and members of the AUA Network. To RSVP for a session, email firstname.lastname@example.org at least 24 hours before it begins. Here’s a short list of what’s in store:
Friday, May 2, 12PM EDT: “Storytelling and Conducting Interviews with Video,” with Ryan Kushner
Wednesday, May 7, 12PM EDT: “Becoming a Practitioner in Development and Relief” with Jessica Alexander, author of Chasing Chaos.
Thursday, May 8 3:30 PM EDT “Communications and Social Media Outreach for Non-Governmental Organizations” with Stefan Cornibert, AUA Program Coordinator
Thursday, May 13, 8:00PM EDT: “Google Hangout with Returned 2013 Summer Service Interns” with Ben Orbach, AUA Director
Friday, May 9, 3:30PM EDT: “TESL Best Practices: Preparing for Success in the Classroom,” with Kristina Scholz
Thursday, May 15, 12PM EDT: “Persuasive Storytelling and Blogging,” with Kate Otto, Founder of Everyday Ambassador
Thursday, May 16, 12PM: “ESL Teaching Techniques and Lesson Planning” with Stefan Cornibert, AUA Program Coordinator