Tips for motivating volunteers
This week we’ve spoken with Emma Vizor, Volunteer Coordinator at Crisis Skylight South Yorkshire. She's worked with volunteers since 2008 as well as having a variety of volunteer roles . She is taking us through tips for finding and bringing in volunteers as well as the crucial how to motivate your volunteers.
Emma was recommended to us by other third sector organisations, as someone who is highly regarded for her skills and knowledge about motivating and managing volunteers – we thought it would be great to hear from her how she manages her role and what she thinks creates great volunteer motivation.
As with many third sector roles, the journey to volunteer management was not direct, but once Emma started to work with volunteers she discovered that she had a real passion for it-
Reading about these types of roles, they are often spoken of in the abstract without any introduction to the variety of differing examples of volunteer management roles, we asked Emma to talk us through her day
We would be really interested to hear from you about your role, are you a full time volunteer manager? Or is this a part of the many hats you have to wear?
So what does good volunteer management look like?
Tips for finding and recruiting volunteers
5 tips for motivating your volunteers
And Finally some DON'T's
We would like to thank Emma Vizor for bringing her knowledge and experience and sharing it with our community - Shared Know How in action! Let us know your thoughts and comments below or on Facebook or twitter or via an email – we’d love to hear from you, whether this has inspired you? If you have ideas to add or examples to add.