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Working with Volunteers: GUIDELINES
PAID STAFF vs VOLUNTEERS
MANAGING VOLUNTEER: 101
10 GUIDELINES TO MANAGE YOUR VOLUNTEERS
Considere the volunteers' skills prior to assigning responsibilities and/or work duties: plan ahead.
Host a volunteer appreciation day to recogniz their contributions
Encourage volunteers to give suggestions and feedback.
Communicate the organization’s expectations clearly
Provide training and follow up
Reimburse out of pocket expenses as budget permits
Provide a flexible schedule
Change undesirable responsibilities and/or work duties when able.
Include volunteers in the organization’s future plans.
Dismissed volunteers when expectations and work ethic are lacking.
Susan J. Ellis is President of Energize, Inc., a training, consulting, and publishing firm that specializes in volunteerism discussed hot topics in managing volunteers.
List of Core Skills in Volunteers Management Training Courses - ensuring you have access to the best possible information on the involvement and management of volunteers from the Volunteer Center in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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