Finding All Those Fabulous Volunteers
In This Chapter
♦ How to create a compelling volunteer recruitment campaign
♦ Great sources to find new volunteers
♦ Web-based volunteer recruiting
♦ Tips to diversify your volunteer base
I knew it—you flipped to this chapter first. Everyone wants to know how to go about finding volunteers. Trust me, with a little bit of planning and strategy, it’s not that hard!
But do me a favor; make sure you read Chapters 4 and 5 first. Because if your organization isn’t ready for more volunteers and you don’t have a clear sense of what work they’ll be doing, your recruitment efforts will probably backfire.
So here’s the good news about recruiting volunteers. People are out there and they do want to volunteer. ...