Part 2: Volunteer Management for Historic Preservation Surveys and Advocacy

Volunteers play a critical role in local historic resource surveys and preservation advocacy efforts. They frequently determine whether or not a grant-funded survey makes financial sense for a local government. For local nonprofit organizations, volunteers also form the backbone of a strong preservation outreach and advocacy effort. This short webinar will gather together speakers from nonprofits. Learn how preservation can efficiently manage and leverage the power of volunteer-driven efforts - whether in advocacy or local historic resource planning. This webinar will be beneficial to advocates, consultants, and anyone interested in utilizing volunteers to make long-yearned-for preservation projects financially feasible.

Learning Objectives

  1. Develop a work plan for managing and organizing volunteers around a common preservation project Learning
  2. Identify resources and management techniques for effectively tracking volunteer efforts
  3. Leverage volunteers in Certified Local Government funded Projects and other preservation projects
  4. Understand the interactions between organizations, consultants, local government, and state government in developing a volunteer-driven project


Jonathan Haeber, California Preservation Foundation; Liz Rice, HistoriCorps Volunteer Workforce Manager.