Volunteering

In our April salute to National Volunteer Week, we talked about using this time to reassess your volunteer training by considering flipping your training programs from a global “here’s what you need” to one that begins with the learner’s needs.

Member Volunteers bring passion to their work… What they don’t always have are the leadership and team skills needed to make the most of that passion. Tapping effectively into the diverse skills, knowledge and energy of our volunteers requires a commitment on our part to reduce barriers to entry and provide effective volunteer preparation. We […]

…and we can’t think of a better time to sincerely thank all those volunteers that have kept their associations up and running! And what a year it’s been! Despite a global pandemic, many volunteers have stepped up to the plate.

As National Volunteer Week approaches (April 18-24), let’s take some time to re-evaluate our volunteer training programs. We know that a comprehensive volunteer and chapter leadership development program is key to success.

National Volunteer Week is April 18-24, 2021, and this past year certainly warrants a huge recognition of the tireless work our volunteers have done to keep our organizations thriving. This year’s theme is Celebrate Service.

So here we are, heading into a new year (and decade!) with a mixture of optimism and trepidation (yes, I put optimism first 😊). So many questions: What does 2021 hold for us? How will this past year affect – positively or negatively – our associations, our chapters, our volunteers, our staff, even our own […]

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