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Some thoughts on how to keep volunteers motivated and happy.
After my heart to heart blog yesterday about volunteering challenges, I want to go to the flipside and mention the 10 best practices which kept me volunteering for a long time and which would lead me to do it again (perhaps more when I retire though as I really have done so much of it and need to earn some money. Hmm actually I still do a bit, it’s that big heart and needing to connect to people in a new place.)
1. Personality and virtues of the often paid supervisor: Some of the best volunteer experiences I have had, were due to the compassion and respect of the supervisors I worked alongside combined with the amazing event or community service that was provided.
2. Matching volunteer to talent: They checked out what my…
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