Involving corporate volunteers can be a key strategy for bolstering your volunteer program. This strategy provides benefits to everyone concerned, from your organization’s cause to the partner company to the volunteers themselves.
Do volunteers in your organization have to deal with unappreciative clients? Rather than try to instill gratitude in people who are under emotional stress or overload, take a look at the issue from another angle.
Using the common marketing process, “AIDA”, can help leaders with recruiting volunteers for their organizations. It’s a simple four step way to bring people from being random strangers to becoming volunteers.
The position of leader of volunteers is often seen as a lower-level position. Executives often forget that it’s a vital leadership position. If you want to enhance your influence in your organization, you need to be seen as a leader. Here’s how.
Crises seem to be happening more and more often. Sooner or later, you as a leader of volunteers will be required to demonstrate your crisis leadership abilities. Here are a few tips to hone those skills.
The language of volunteering is changing. Words that were commonly applied to volunteers may now be seen as denigrating or objectifying. How do you know what words to use? What should you do to ensure the volunteers who report to you are fully respected?