You should never underestimate the value of Grandparents. Here we look at a number of ways that Grandparent Volunteers can be best utilised.
So, you are the president of a great little not-for-profit organisation and you have been for two years. For a variety of reasons you need to stand down at the next AGM but you are dreading that all too common sound of crickets as they call for nominations!
Volunteer engagement is a challenge for many committees - here are some ideas that can help!
I am a huge advocate of volunteering as a pathway to connecting with the people around you. As a big picture, it’s about community-building. On a personal level, it’s about making connections and friends. It’s about belonging. Some call it ‘friend-raising’ rather than fundraising.
A ‘sense of purpose’ is the key to volunteer engagement and happiness.