I would go so far as to say that the writer could not be more wrong. Volunteering is the ONE THING that is guaranteed to make the world a better place.
The success of any school or community groups fundraising efforts will depend as much on the strength of the fundraising projects they run as it will on the strength of the individuals in charge of running them.
Help: Limited volunteer time/ skill base
Finding volunteers for any school fundraising effort can be quite a challenge. Although most parents would love to help out and contribute to improving their children’s school, the pressures and stresses of modern life mean that many feel they simply don’t have the time.
Virtual Volunteering Schools are constantly in need of assistance. Parent Associations and other groups are an important part of schools...
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Who would have thought that a small school asking well-known personalities from around the world to donate a book that has influenced their lives would raise more than $5,000? Well, that’s exactly what happened to Kyilla Primary School in North Perth, Western Australia, thanks to their highly successful Great Celebrity Book Auction. Well, that’s exactly what happened to Kyilla Primary School in North Perth, Western Australia, thanks to their highly successful Great Celebrity Book Auction.
Fundraising is not a one-person job. It needs a core few volunteers that are committed to the big picture and others who can jump in and support the cause.
Who out there is in need of more volunteers?
Keep your volunteers with a 'Thank You Sergeant' - the person responsible for showing how much your organisation appreciates its people.
When are you going to start doing some real work? I know I’m guilty of it. When people ask me...