Volunteerism Series 4: Attracting and Sustaining volunteers

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Transformative community projects are always led by committed leaders and volunteers. This video presents strategies for attracting and motivating volunteers for community activities and engagements.

What are your tasks and the learning outcomes?

  1. On Your Own: To organize a small team of friends and community members who share your passion
  2. With Your Team: To develop and create a strategic plan for recruiting volunteers and develop materials for recruitment
  3. With Your Community: To recruit 10-15 volunteers for your community engagements