Volunteers provide a powerful economic benefit to communities of all sizes. For downtown organizations, developing a professional team of volunteers for everything from serving on the board of directors, to updating the organization’s databases, to blowing up balloons can double or triple the impact of the paid staff. But finding, training, and motivating volunteers can be a challenge.
This Executive Report presents a seven-step approach to finding, recruiting and retaining productive volunteers. Each section includes real-world examples from downtowns across the country and samples of their volunteer materials.
Whether you’re looking to build a volunteer program from the ground up or to take advantage of online tools such as Facebook, matchmakers, and websites, you’ll find the practical advice and information you need in Increasing Your Impact with Volunteers.