Use this time to reassess your volunteer training by considering flipping your training programs from a global “here’s what you need” to one that begins with "what the volunteer needs".
Chapter Leadership & Management
Our leadership & management resources focus on helping association professionals with topics like awards and incentives, chapter communications, engagement, and more!
What can you try as we look to engaging new volunteers in the very new kinds of work we have to accomplish in associations as we navigate beyond 2021?
Our volunteers are motivated. There’s no question there. They begin their volunteer journey enthusiastic, energized, elated to be involved in something they truly believe in. And we are happy to have them. Then somewhere along that path, they falter.
Benchmarking is a powerful tool in helping you – and your volunteer leaders – assess where your chapters are in terms of what’s working and what’s not working. Its power is two-fold: to provide a focus on what’s important and to provide a ready incentive.
As COVID restrictions begin to lift and calendars fill up, engage your chapters with resources, automation, and support to prevent leader burnout. Here are three ideas to get started.
Organizations of ALL types – for-profit and tax-exempt, national headquarters and chapters – have been talking about digital transformation for many years, yet association efforts continue to lag.
An ASAE Research Foundation study shows that association volunteers are generally satisfied with their volunteer experience, but the responses also highlight opportunities for associations to engage more members more effectively.
The volunteer learning journey helps you visualize volunteer and association needs and desires for each level of volunteering—from first-time volunteer to board member.