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Volunteer Management Blog
For almost every volunteer role there is going to be an element of training even if it just explaining how the printer works. For some roles you will need to provide more extensive training in order for volunteers to be able to complete their tasks. What’s the best way to approach this: Explain your expectations … Continue reading "Providing training for your volunteers – including information about free courses"
I have many conversations with Volunteer Managers about the conscious or unconscious barriers that are created by paid members of staff to avoid involving volunteers. In order to develop strategies to overcome this I’ve thought long and hard about why this happens: Fear of job replacement Suspicion of volunteer motives Extra workload with very little … Continue reading "Why are some people resistant to involving volunteers?"
Who's in the window? Featured non-profit organisations
Every two weeks our window display focuses on an organisation. Whether is recruiting volunteers, raising awareness or initiating dialogue with the public, each guest-displayer does the best to impress and inform you.