Guest Post: Ernie Smith, Associations Now
One of the best tools at any association’s disposal is its base of volunteers. But the pandemic may have depressed volunteerism, which means that many groups now have the challenge of bringing them back..
That’s something Wesley Carr, director of stakeholder engagement at the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS), is familiar with. He says the pandemic has dramatically changed the nature of volunteering, including a major decrease in volunteer hours in the weeks after the pandemic began.
That has led to an evolution in strategy for RAPS, which is rebuilding its volunteer approach with a focus on engagement.
Read more about the strategies Carr suggests for engaging volunteers remotely.