Designing a Volunteer Program

Consider a Volunteer Coordinator

Recruiting, training, managing, retaining, and thanking volunteers requires effort form someone I the organization.  We recommend assigning to someone the job of volunteer coordinator, a person responsible for overseeing or performing the following duties:

  • Recruiting
  • Training
  • Scheduling
  • Appreciating

Determining Your Need for Volunteers

Look around your nonprofit organization and decide how many volunteers you need and what functions they ca perform.  We recommend creating a schedule of tasks to be completed – planning what needs to be done and how many people it will take to do the work.  Below is a list of the kinds of volunteer assignments you might consider.

Task

Number of People

Time

Data entry – Donor List 1 person 3 hours per week
Bulk mailing 4 people 5 hours per month
Lawn cleanup 1 person 2 hours per week
Filing 1 person 2 hours per week
Childcare 2 people 3 hours on Saturdays

Writing Volunteer Job Descriptions

Volunteers perform better if they know what they’re supposed to do. Preparing job descriptions for volunteer positions helps you to supervise better and to know what skills you are looking for in volunteers.

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Karmen A. Booker is an Attorney, Business Consultant and Owner of Compu-Perfect Professional Services, a business consulting firm specializing in Business Entity Formation (Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Nonprofit Corporations), Completing 501(c)(3) Federal Tax Exemption Applications, Grant Research and Writing services, and more.

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