What Volunteers Need.

May 15, 2011

I couldn’t possibly have written the last two posts about volunteerism and not finished off with talking about what volunteers need from the charities and associations that they are volunteering for. I am writing this post from my perspective as someone who has worked for an association, served as a president for a chapter of…

How to be a Good Volunteer.

May 6, 2011

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post on why we volunteer, I have some put together some ideas on what makes a good volunteer. These are just some examples. I would love to hear what you think makes a good volunteer. 1. Know why you are volunteering. If it’s charity, are you passionate about it? If…

Why Do We Volunteer?

May 5, 2011

I think about volunteering a lot. I have volunteered since middle school. I was always involved in community events. In the past, I have served as President of my local Kiwanis club and struggled to get others to chip in and serve. I’ve been employed by an association where my job was working with volunteers…