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  1. 1. ?<br />Who volunteers and why?<br />
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  3. 3. VOLUNTEERS<br />ushers<br />servers<br />docents<br />builders<br />activists<br />firefighters<br />
  4. 4. ?<br />How can/do libraries use volunteers<br />
  5. 5. Not<br />obvious<br />
  6. 6. ?<br />How can libraries get volunteers<br />
  7. 7. Create and share your volunteer “recruitment” message.<br />Look at why people volunteer to figure out how to appeal to the types of volunteers you want.<br />3<br />Examine what your organization needs from volunteers and create volunteer positions.<br />2<br />1<br />
  8. 8. “Who is attracted to your nonprofit?” <br /> “What personal values does volunteering for your organization appeal to?”<br />Consider<br />“What skills are needed” from your volunteers?<br />How does the “volunteer experience” meet potential volunteers’ need (or lack of a need) to be social and perform highly “meaningful” tasks? <br />“What is the profile of current volunteers?”<br />
  9. 9. “Emphasize the importance of [your] cause” <br />add information about the good that your program has done<br />“other benefits of volunteering” <br />In the recruitment message<br />
  10. 10. Scenario<br />

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