TU Volunteer Trainings

TU volunteer leader trainings are a great way to increase your knowledge, access new resources and learn the tips, tactics and tools. Led by staff members as well as fellow volunteers, these trainings run the gamut of topics. For more help and information, contact a member of the Volunteer Operations staff.
 

Register for Upcoming Trainings

Click the links below to register for one of these upcoming volunteer training webinars and regional and national conferences offered by TU.
 
     Feb. 13 - Printing and Mailing Postcards to Reach More Members
     Feb. 21 - Youth Education Coordinators: How to Grow Your Youth Programs
     March 1 - Angler Science: Collecting Important Data While Building Community
     March 6 - New Leaders Orientation
     March 8 - TU Businesses: Engaging Local Businesses to Support Your Work
     March 15 – Embrace A Stream Grant Application Training
     April 10 - Maximizing Your Chapter's Leadership Team for Success
     April 15 – Embrace A Stream – Deadline to Contact Your Regional Representative
     April 25 - TU's Youth Leadership Council: Top 10 Ways to Engage Teens in Your Chapter
     April 27-28 – Western Regional Rendezvous: Keystone, Colo.
     May 8 - Building Your Board: Recruiting, Mentoring & Training New Leaders
     May 15 – Embrace A Stream – Deadline to Submit a Draft Grant Application
     May 18-20 – Southeast Regional Rendezvous: Davis, West Virginia
     June 8-10 – Northeast Regional Rendezvous: Lake Placid, N.Y.
     June 20 - Planning for Fundraising Success
     July 15 – Embrace A Stream – Deadline to Submit Final Grant Application
     Sept. 19-22 – 2018 Annual Meeting: Redding, Calif.
     Oct. 1 - Annual Financial Reports Open
     Oct. 9 - Treasurer Training: Annual Financial Reports & IRS Filings
     Nov. 5 - Chapter Presidents Forum
     Nov. 15 - Annual Financial Reporting Deadline

 

View Recordings of Past Trainings

Scroll down to view all training videos and resources, or click one of the following links to jump to a specific training topic section.

 

Volunteer Leader Trainings

 

TU Project Finder Reporting Tool

 

Succession Planning & Leadership Development

 

Strategic Planning: Building a Roadmap for Growth


New Chapter Leader Orientation

New Council Leader Orientation

Financial & Personal Property Controls Policy Training

Chapter Finances & IRS Reporting - Oct. 2016 Training
 

Filing the Annual Financial Report Form

 

Regional Meeting Resources and Presentations
View presentations and resources from our many regional training conferences for chapter and council leaders.
 


Leaders Only Section Tools - Short Video "How To's"

 

 

Conservation & Angler Science

Navigating the FERC Hydropower Relicensing Process

Successful Grassroots Advocacy

 

Partners Everywhere: Building Partnerships to Increase Impact

 

Planning a River Restoration or Cleanup Day
 

Rivers Calendar: Using Angler Science to Collect Data and Engage Members


TroutBlitz: How to Monitor Trout Health with a Fly Rod!


Building Resilience to Climate Change in Your Streams

 

Working with Land Trusts & Land Conservation

 

Responding and Preparing for Aquatic Invasive Species

 

Principles of Successful Stream Restoration

 

Small Dam Removal

 

Stream Restoration Using Large Woody Debris

 

Culverts & Fish Passage

 

Youth Education Trainings

 

Lessons in Engaging Youth from the Youth Leadership Council

The Role of the Youth Education Coordinator

How To Plan a Youth Event

 

The Ins-andOuts of Starting a 5 Rivers College Program

Impacting Youth from Kindergarten to College

    Connecting Education to Restoration Projects

     

    The Headwaters Youth Program (old)

    • Note: Older presentation.

    Fundraising Trainings

     

    Embrace A Stream Grants - Overview and Application Training

     

    Foundation Grants: Finding & Applying for Local Funds

     

    TU's Fundraising Discount Program

     

    An Overview of Fundraising Opportunities for Chapters & Councils

    The Ins-and-Outs of National Fish and Wildlife Foundation & Federal Grants

     

    Membership & Community Building Trainings

     

    5 Easy Ways to Recruit & Retain New Members

     

    Membership Chair Roundtable


    Running a Successful Fly Fishing Film Tour

    Seven Ways to Improve Your Chapter Meeting

     

    Communications Trainings

     

    TU Who? Getting the Publicity Your Chapter Deserves


    Using TU's Bulk Email Tool to Communicate with Your Members
     

    Social Media: Expanding Your Online Presence

     

    Using the TU Event Printshop

     

    Using TU's New Logo & Brand

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