Betty Stallings, MSW, is an international trainer, consultant, author and keynote speaker, specializing in volunteerism, nonprofit fundraising, board development and leadership.
She has written many popular books including: Getting to Yes in Fundraising, A Resource Kit for Managers of Volunteers, Training Busy Staff to Succeed With Volunteers, The 55- Minute Training Series, and How To Produce Fabulous Rundraising Events: Reap Remarkable Returns with Minimal Effort. She has also authored "Families as Volunteers," a chapter from the book, Managing Volunteer Diversity, and has written numerous articles focusing on volunteerism and fund development. Since 2000, Stallings has served as the Editor/Designer in charge of the “Training Designs” feature section in e-Volunteerism: The Electronic Journal of the Volunteer Community. Stallings is currently developing electronic resources focusing on the critical roles that executive staff and boards must carry out to ensure an effective volunteer program.
Stallings has received numerous awards for creative volunteer contributions to her community and received the 1999 AVA Harriet Naylor Award for Distinguished Service to the field of volunteerism.
Formerly, Stallings was the Founder and 13-year Executive Director of the Valley Volunteer Center in Pleasanton, California. While at the Center she initiated such programs as the Women's Re-entry Internship, Career-Links, Borrow-An-Expert, Project Manage and the Corporate Volunteer Council. Several of these programs have served as national models of volunteer utilization. While directing the Center, Stallings obtained funding and supervised innovative research on volunteer management which resulted in the publication of the book, At the Heart: The New Volunteer Challenge to Community Agencies. Success in seeking financial resources for nonprofit organizations became Stallings' hallmark while directing the Valley Volunteer Center.
Currently, Stallings is an instructor in university nonprofit and Extension programs - a popular trainer for state, national and international conferences on volunteerism and fundraising - and a trainer and consultant to many nonprofit organizations, corporations and public sector programs around the United States and Canada.
Her Web address is: http://www.bettystallings.com/
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