Truths About Volunteering #18

“Volunteer is a pay rate not a job title.”

I stumbled on this great quote from Susan Ellis, of e-Volunteerism (@energizeinc), today after talking to a chapter president in New England. In that conversation she noted so many things she was managing and in that context referred to one that she wouldn’t ask her volunteers to do – it wasn’t in their job description. She understands that volunteer is the pay rate not a “dumping ground.”