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Building Capacity

Volunteering Culture

Finding and retaining volunteers is a complex process involving, among other things, organisational culture and approaches to recruitment. How do you identify those people whose values align with your organisation? How do you keep the flame alive and get your volunteers interested in the bigger picture? What do volunteers need from you as an organisation? 

               Emerging models of volunteering might just be the

               answer. Read about our experience here.

Getting Started

Having a draft position description is a great place to start. Make sure you read through the description carefully and modify it to suit your organisational needs and culture. These templates were prepared for a Neighbourhood House, so their mission statements may not align with yours. Thinking about what your organisation values and aims for in producing its programs will help you draft your mission, vision, and values.

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