A presentation on harnessing the power of volunteers.
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2. Give them what they want! The Key to Todays Volunteers 3. Why Do You Volunteer? We make a living by what we do, but we make a life by what we give. ~ Winston Churchill 4. Think About This: Volunteering is at the heart of citizen action. 5. Why Do You Volunteer? Lifes most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. 6. Todays Volunteers Seek Reward Serve for a Cause Expect to be Empowered Desire Flexibility Want Immediate Impact Need Autonomy 7. Why Do You Volunteer? Everyone has something to give. ~ Barbara Bush 8. Todays Volunteer Leaders Are Committed Invest Time Focus on Essentials Vision What are the expectations? Goals What are you trying to achieve? Descriptions What are the volunteers responsibilities? Recruit Create Volunteer Opportunities Share Provide a Message 9. Why Do You Volunteer? Be the change you with to see in the world . . . ~ Gandhi 10. Characteristics of a Message Need:There is a problem in your community Solution: You can help solve it Answer: Here is where your skills can help Benefits: This is what youll receive Contact: Here is how you can get involved 11. Why Do You Volunteer? . . . The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve. ~ Albert Schweitzer 12. Methods of Recruitment Warm-body:Short-term, Little Skill Targeted: Specific Skill Required Concentric: Connected Populations 13. Why Do You Volunteer? When all is said and done, more is said than done. ~ Italian Proverb 14. Tasks of Recruitment Advertise Screen Interview Place 15. Why Do You Volunteer? Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. ~ Henry Ford 16. Responsibility to Volunteers Orientation Prepare Training Enhance Supervision Connect Flexible Team Point Person AccountabilityRespond RecognitionReward 17. Why Do You Volunteer? Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. ~ William James 18. Organizational Responsibility Recordkeeping Who is volunteering, what for, how long Facts on each volunteer Comparative data past and present The history of volunteer assignments The progress of volunteer projects Retention Expectations Feedback Exit 19. Why Do You Volunteer? Mans greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done. ~ Frederick Douglass 20. Discuss how your organization could effectively use volunteers? Group Exercise