Motivators Mission-driven Affiliation Accomplishment Power and Influence L.O. #1
Recognition Ideas Annual appreciation party Volunteer spotlight in e-newsletter Framed certificates of merit Thank you notes to volunteer OR employer Phone call within three days of effort Invitations to special events or VIP seating Honorary lapel pin L.O. #1
#2- Describe the importance of volunteer job descriptions in recruiting and retaining volunteers.
What is Recruitment? Recruiting is the act of identifying groups and individuals for service and actually asking them to volunteer. L.O. #2
Volunteer Job Descriptions Should Address: What is the job? Why is the job necessary? What are the steps necessary for completion? To whom is the volunteer accountable? How much time is involved? When is the expected completion date? L.O. #2
Recruitment Plan L.O.#2 http://www.liknes.no/photoshop/grafikk/tutorials_puzzle_adv_17.jpg
Chapter Strategies Set specific recruitment goals Volunteer recruitment packet Membership committee calls and face-to-face meetings Committee-generated volunteer job descriptions Everyone is familiar with volunteer needs L.O.#2
#3- Articulate the importance of tracking hours and evaluating performance in retaining volunteers.
Retention Create a positive volunteer experience Sense of meaningfulness of work Voice within your chapter Connection to mission and membership Recognizing volunteers according to their motivation L.O.#3
Because I support the vision and mission of USGBC National and the Kentucky Chapter, I would like to contribute my time and talents to the Kentucky Chapter and help transform the built environment in our commonwealth. I support and adhere to the USGBC Triple Bottom Line Guiding Principle. I understand that my volunteer efforts are valued, appreciated and needed during this crucial time in the Kentucky Chapter’s formation and will have a positive impact for our fellow citizens for generations. I have carefully considered my engagement with the USGBC Kentucky Chapter and have chosen to personally commit as an active volunteer fulfilling the roles and responsibilities outlined to me. My word is my pledge. L.O.#3
Ask Yourself Do we have volunteer job descriptions? Is there a system of review and follow-up? Are volunteers taking their job seriously and are they committed to the mission? Have they been oriented and told about the importance of the work that they do? Are we meeting their needs? What kind of volunteer recognition activities has the chapter engaged in over the past three months? Six? Twelve? L.O.#3