Training and Professional Development

Volunteer Management

You know how vital volunteers are for helping your not-for-profit achieve its mission. Yet your organization scrambles to find and keep good volunteers. End the costly revolving door of lost volunteer talent by:

  • Understanding the barriers to the positive volunteer experience at your organization
  • Learning strategies for providing the essential elements volunteers need to they feel good about serving -- and staying -- with your organization
  • Taking the steps necessary for your organization to re-engage, re-energize and retain valuable volunteers

Options include:

  • The Real Reasons Why Volunteers Quit (Being Too Busy Isn't One of Them): A Candid Conversation (one-hour program)
  • Where Have All Our Volunteers Gone? How to Re-engage, Re-energize and Retain Valuable Volunteers for Your Not-for-Profit (training)

Customized Seminars for Business Communications

When you need workforce development training, Bartel Communications is your resource. We offer an array of customized training and professional development seminars delivered at your workplace, including:

  • Ace Your Next Job Interview
  • Achieving Accuracy: Building Editing & Proofreading Skills
  • The Art of Managing Meetings
  • The Art of Taking Minutes
  • Business Writing Basics for Busy Professionals
  • Effective Business Writing: Writing a Letter in a SNAP
  • Effective Business Writing: Writing a Report with EASE
  • Grammar For Business Writers
  • Magnetic Marketing: Attracting More Customers to Your Business
  • Networking 101
  • No-Fail E-Mail: Strategies for Successful E-Communication
  • Powerful, Persuasive Presentations
  • Promoting Your Business, Product or Service
  • Publicity 101
  • Taking Control of Your Work Day 

The Writing Coach® For Business

Tired of attending business communication seminars that meet only a small portion of your learning needs? Instead of one-size-fits-all courses, consider one-on-one coaching.

The Writing Coach® For Business addresses your specific learning needs by offering:

  • Self-determined learning goals. You decide what you want to learn
  • Custom-designed sessions. Individualized, one- or two-hour coaching sessions match your learning pace.
  • Flexible arrangements. Sessions accommodate your schedule and can be delivered at your workplace or at any other convenient location.

Media Training

Bartel Communications trains spokespersons, professionals, and business leaders for media interviews and speaking/presentation engagements. You will learn how to:

  • Know your audience
  • Formulate your message
  • Handle newspaper, magazine, radio, and television interviews
  • Prepare for platform speaking engagements and presentations
  • Overcome nervousness and stress


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Contact Details

Bartel Communications Inc.
12½ Division Street
Waterford, NY 12188
Telephone/FAX (518) 237-1353

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