Our aim is to create a consistent flow of highly engaged and productive volunteers who positively impact our organization’s goals, objectives and mission. This is the time to introduce the factors that freeze or free up a volunteer flow.
One thing I realized in all these years, is that leaders of volunteers are never, ever idle. We are always …
Nothing is more infectious than an inspiring vision that has movement. It gives volunteers an identity. It means that they won’t have to mimic volunteer past to make their unique mark.
Uncertainty sucks big time, but guess what? We, volunteer managers deal in uncertainty all the time. Think about it. Everyday …
We are in new territory and for many organizations, volunteers are temporarily staying home. What can a volunteer manager do …
Worrying is human. It’s the tough part of being a caring, sentient being. It’s part of a volunteer manager’s drive to be effective.
for every minute we spend on something with little ROI, we miss spending that minute on something with a large ROI that has impact and moves us in the direction we want to go.
we can’t say no-which creates a loop in which we never get anything done or we have the best of intentions- but the road to the volunteer apocalypse is paved with good intentions
The visionary approach is to offer the impact of volunteer involvement and remove the objections to it.
Volunteers are wonderful people who develop into effective volunteers through strategic investment. That’s what #LoVols do all day.