DAY FOUR of our #NVW2015 celebration! Today, we thank our volunteers for their talents. And for sharing those talents with their chapters. Whether it’s through making that all-important connection, sharing an expertise with the group, or taking the lead on issues important to the association, these volunteers help everyone succeeds.
Today, for our #NVW2015 celebration, we thank our volunteers for their responsiveness; that is, for their willingness to leap into action when we send out calls for help or input.
We continue our #NVW2015 celebration by thanking our volunteers for their time. ASAE estimated associations record nearly 200 million volunteer hours of community service*; add time on critical projects like association governance and professional mentoring. and that number skyrockets.
All week we want to highlight our volunteers during #NVW2015. And today, we thank our volunteers for their ideas and their willingness to work those ideas. Like …
#NWV snuck up on you again, huh? Well no fear – there’s still time to pull something out a hat and here are a few ideas!
The email subject line caught my eye: <strong>Just Released: Area Ambassador Program</strong>. I clicked through and explored, and perhaps more importantly, I moved this email to my fitness folder with a follow-up flag. A sure sign that this message resonated. Only later did I realize that this was yet another great example of how we can re-imagine our “chapters” and our volunteer cultivation to meet the new generation of members.
When volunteer leaders ask me how can I find more volunteers or how can I get them to do what they promised? My first response is have you shown them the love?
Join a group of volunteer evangelists as we explore new solutions for association volunteering on an Association Trends webinar series. Tom Hood, CEO, Maryland Association of CPAs, Debra BenAvram, CEO, A.S.P.E.N., Rick Grimm, CEO for NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement, and Laura Garrison-Brook, President & CEO, Engaging Communities Consulting provide a look at 5 association case studies ranging from total governance overhaul to ad-hoc volunteering to a simple board training make-over.
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