Trainings for Global Village team leaders
Advanced Team Dynamics
The first in a series of continuing education webinars for GV team leaders, the session focuses on understanding and responding to the challenges of developing a cohesive team for a GV trip. The session was presented by Tommy Prince, Th.D. Participants discussed the stages of team development, how to respond to conflict on the team and effective communication strategies for team building. This was an advanced session only open to GV team leaders who have completed initial training.
Download: Advanced Team Dynamics [MP3] (59 min.)
The second in our series of continuing education webinars, this session on Advocacy and Global Village trips focuses on how advocacy increases the impact of our work to serve more families. It also provides information on what GV team leaders can do to help their team members advocate for those in need of simple, decent shelter. Jose Quinonez of the HFHI Government Relations and Advocacy office presented this session.
Download: Advanced Advocacy webinar
Supporting material: What is Advocacy [PDF]
Accounting for Funds
The third in our series of continuing education webinars, this session covers collecting trip funds, finance planning for your trip, best practices for using funds in the field, identifying acceptable receipts, deadline review, and completing the electronic expense report. This session is relevant to both Global Village and Thrivent Build Worldwide leaders.
Download: Accounting for Funds webinar
Fundraising conference call series
Recordings of conference calls to assist team leaders and their members in their fundraising efforts.
- Getting started with your fundraising plan [MP3] (1 hour, 13 min.)
- Who to ask [MP3] (49 min.)
- Crafting a great appeal letter [MP3] (52 min.)
- Great events [MP3] (49 min.)
- Thanking your supporters [MP3] (42 min.)