The DTB-Certification „Pluspunkt Ehrenamt“

Page 1

Training 2 , Tallinn 9.-11.11.2012 Developing leadership by building capacity

The DTB-Certification „Pluspunkt Ehrenamt“ Herbert Hartmann, DTB


Structure of the presentation:

• Introductory note: integrating the progam into the DTB strategic planning concepts. • Why did we decide to create such a program? • Structure and content of the program. • Implementation • Numbers and Experiences


Why did we decide to create the program „Pluspunkt Ehrenamt.DTB?“

• It was a reaction on demand of the grassroots of our gym-clubs! • Studies varify a big lack of volunteers, particularly in leading positions! • New and higher demands on volunteering prevent often from engagement! • Better preparation and education has to be offered!


•The lack of volunteers is the biggest problem for sport-club management in Germany!


•Volunteering in organised sport is is decreasing! •Particularly volunteering in leading positions!


The demands on voluntary work have expanded and increased and are constantly changing: •more time exhausting; regulations have become more complex and differentiated; •more sport activities need to be implemented; increasing financial challenges; higher quality demands from customers (commercial concurrence); •club philosophy changes from on conviction community to a service provider; •more strategic, political functions.


„Pluspunkt Ehrenamt.DTB“ Qualification of volunteers in leading positions The overall aims of DTB in the field of personal management are: -to motivate to become a volunteer for leading positions on different levels -to improve their personal competences -to qualify elected volunteers -to support the exchange of experiences -to improve the identification with the DTB – to be a part of it -to built networks -to create benefits 7


Pluspunkt The supporting system Ehrenamt.DTB for volunteer people contains six two-day-long workshops with the topics: - Social competences – social skills - Competences of methods – methodical skills - Project Management - Basic seminar “Participation – Understanding – Arrangement” - Politics, networking, strategy – political skills - Volunteers: find, support and accompany – personal management

8


Pluspunkt Ehrenamt.DTB

9


The basic start module is mainly for newcomers. The general topic is “What really keeps us together?”. It conveys basic knowledge about - The aims and concept of the program “Pluspunkt Ehrenamt.DTB” - History and organisational structure of DTB - The German Sport System - Topical sport political challenges - DTB policies and strategies - Reflection of individual motivation and expectations on volunteering Engagement - How to continue the program.


•Social competences: Talking to each other, how to convince, understanding each other - Communication; communication skills - Group dynamics, roles, managing groups - Conflict resolution - Self-management and stress management. •Methodological skills: Leading instead of suffering; how to make sessions effective? - Rhetoric - Effective negotiation - How to moderate, to present and to visualise?


• Project management: Developing strategies and implementing projects! - Analysis - Formulation of aims - Development of strategies and working plans - Evaluation -Time management • Policy making abilities: Form networks, search for support, strengthen gymnastics! - Lobbying - Networking strategies - Marketing and management - Public relations, communication strategies


•Volunteer and staff management: How to recruit, to commit and to support your collaborators? - Identification of current problem situations - Stock taking and requirement analysis - Job profiles and job objectives - Steps to implement

All participants in the program will receive a document for their participation after each module. Passing the basic module and three more modules participants get the

Certificate “Pluspunkt Ehrenamt.DTB”.


Michael Mustermann wird das Zertifikat

verliehen. Er / Sie absolvierte erfolgreich die Weiterbildungsmodule zum Pluspunkt Ehrenamt.DTB

Das Zertifikat ist unbegrenzt gültig, es erfolgt keine Verlängerung.

Frankfurt, den 26.11.2010

PD Dr. Maike Tietjens Vizepräsidentin Deutscher Turner-Bund

After four workshops you get a certificate like a diploma. • you are member of the community PPE • you get special information via newsletter; • you get special offers as VIP.


Implemetation - We tested the content and the methods of the workshops in 2009 and 2010; - We briefed the moderators in 2010 - We produced for each modul a manual for organisers and moderators including organisational guidelines, a detailed program for the workshop, background information and literature on the topic, learning aids; - We decided on the concept in our highest body 2010; - We promoted the workshops through our communication tools, edited a promotion flyer, presented the program on the Annual Meeting for leaders of the regional associations. 15


Data, numbers and experiences: - 20 people got the certificate „Pluspunkt Ehrenamt.DTB“ in 2011 - We reached only volunteers, who have already a function/position. They had been enthusiastic about the workshops and motivated to change things. - We didn't yet reach newcomers. A good strategy to recruit new volunteers for this program is still not existing! - In the pilot phase (2011) DTB paid the costs for the moderators (ca. 1000 € per module). - We expected the country and/or regional associations will take over the program in their own responsibility. 16


-The acceptance of the program through the country and regional associations is not satisfying; only 3 had been realy active. - Financing seem to be one of the main reasons for the lack of interest. - But I suppose, a lack of awareness of the challenge and low willingess to act, seem to be more popular.

The dilemma: A good governance program! But a lack of interest to take it! What can we do to overcome?


Thank you for your attention! And assist us in‌.


Millions discover their favorite reads on issuu every month.

Give your content the digital home it deserves. Get it to any device in seconds.