Building Volunteer Muscle in Your Chapter

855 views

Published on

Association chapters need volunteers. That's a given. Getting those volunteers is not so much a given. This webinar walks through how to build volunteer muscle in your chapter.

Published in: Technology, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
855
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
332
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • "Volunteer leaders who learn how to pull answers rather than push answers are going to thrive.”Source: Cynthia D’Amour
  • A look at the Member Engagement Continuum … every member has a place
  • A look at the Member Engagement Continuum … every member has a place
  • Trends in Volunteerism: Members are Pro-socialASAE research clearly shows that the #1 reason for members to join and renew is tied to the association’s ability to provide collective (for the good of the profession or group) benefits. Personal benefits are trumped by collective benefits. Its not that personal benefits aren't important, but it’s the mix that counts and collective is rated higher.Source: ASAE Decision To Join, ASAE, www.asaecenter.org
  • Why do we need build volunteerism? … Builds organizational strength (Secret to retention & acquisition)
  • Why do we need build volunteerism? … Brings credibility to the organization
  • Why do we need build volunteerism? … Keep the organization young – in energy, ideas, resources
  • Why do we need build volunteerism? … Extends resources
  • Why do we need build volunteer muscle in our groups?
  • What is Delegating? Not just assigning work. Delegating is about making sure that the right work gets done at the right level, and making your team more capable over time. Delegating authority.When you delegate authority to workers in your organization, they become more engaged and interested.Builds trustBuilding capability requires learning. And there is no learning as great as that which comes after failing.
  • Trust peopleCreate review boards – maybe a group of members who the volunteer has to “present” their work for feedbackCreate smaller, intermediate outcomes – breakdown the job into smaller pieces
  • What are asking of themMissionClearShort
  • How are you askingVagueDictating
  • How are you supporting?P&PClear Direction, measurable outcomesClear deadlines
  • Take a minute to ask what your delegating IQ? Are you asking the right questions?Great read: http://leadingwithtrust.com/2013/10/20/dont-lead-scared-6-tips-for-leading-like-a-badass/
  • Have you met this volunteer? What would you do??Source: http://www.volunteerweekly.org/5-types-of-volunteers/; based on Abigail Harmon of Mersky, Jaffe & Associates
  • Let’s continue the conversation!
  • For more information, explanations or questions, contact Peggy M. Hoffman, CAEphoffman@marinermanagement.com * 301.725.2508 * Twitter: @peggyhoffmanAlso visit the blog at www.marinermanagement.com
  • Building Volunteer Muscle in Your Chapter

    1. 1. Build Your Chapter’s Volunteer Muscle: Chapter Leaders Webinar
    2. 2. CONSUMING (viewing, reading, attending) PROMOTING (liking, sharing, recommending) CREATING (contributing, commenting, survey respondent) SERVING (volunteer in nongoverning role) GOVERNING (volunteer in a leadership role)
    3. 3. CONSUMING (viewing, reading, attending) PROMOTING (liking, sharing, recommending) CREATING (contributing, commenting, survey respondent) SERVING (volunteer in nongoverning role) GOVERNING (volunteer in a leadership role)
    4. 4. Today’s Volunteer
    5. 5. STRENGTH
    6. 6. CREDIBILITY
    7. 7. YOUTH
    8. 8. RESOURCES
    9. 9. The power of delegating … • Increases member engagement and interest • Builds trust • Makes your team more capable over time It’s the secret to succession!
    10. 10. Delegating with success … • • • • Trust people Create review boards Create smaller, intermediate outcomes Answer the 3 questions …
    11. 11. #1 - What are you asking of them? • Tie it to the mission • Clearly articulate the outcome • Focus on a short horizon
    12. 12. #2 - How are you asking? • Avoid being vague • Avoid dictating
    13. 13. #3 - How are you supporting? • Policies & Procedures • Clear direction, measurable outcomes • Clear deadlines
    14. 14. What’s your delegating IQ?
    15. 15. Source: http://www.volunteerweekly.org/5-types-of-volunteers/; based on Abigail Harmon of Mersky, Jaffe & Associates
    16. 16. Questions … Peggy M. Hoffman, CAE Mariner Management & Marketing phoffman@marinermanagement.com 301.725.2508 Connect with me on-line: Twitter: @peggyhoffman LinkedIn: Peggy Hoffman

    ×