Successful Volunteer Programs

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Developing_A_Successful_Volunteer_Program.pptx9.73 MB

Presented at National River Rally '09

Volunteers are free labor, but not labor free. Creating a volunteer program that works for the volunteer and adds value to the organization is a challenge, but one that can have a high return on investment. Effective volunteer programs are distinguished by specific features: They are well planned, they consider the individual and they are based on a culture of reward and recognition.