Good Practice Top Tips
Keeping volunteers motivated and interested starts with good recruitment practices. Ensuring your volunteers’ skills and motivations match your organisation’s needs is key.
If you do not, then a volunteer is likely to become dissatisfied quickly and you will feel their contribution is unnecessary. If you feel the role is not right for them think about other roles within your organisation they could do. Or maybe you could create a specific role for them. A good match from the beginning is more likely to ensure happy, motivated volunteers and will make your life easier in the longer term. Use our creating a volunteer role description template to help you get started and create a new role in more detail.
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