The Culture of Volunteerism

Statistic show that one-third of all volunteers leave the organization within the first year of service. Have you seen this turnover among your volunteer force and wondered why this is happening? Discover the value of a building a healthy volunteer culture and receive some practical steps for the journey.

Did you ever think that the best thing to hear from a volunteer is, “No”? Building a culture where volunteers are free to set boundaries, hone their natural abilities and serve with passion is not something to be taken lightly. Any organization that relies on the power of volunteerism is invited to join us for a free presentation by Kristy Doyle, volunteer coordinator for Wadsworth, OH. In this dynamic presentation, that is at once fun, engaging and energizing, Kristy will share:

  • The basic principles in building a sustainable and vibrant volunteer culture

  • Creative volunteer recruitment ideas

  • Strategies for healthy volunteer retention

  • Inspiration for developing a thriving volunteer culture for your organization

Here are the details…

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019, 6:30PM-7:30PM with Q + A

Where: Brewed Awakening, 5485 Liberty Avenue in Vermilion, Ohio (Map)
Make plans to come early for dinner: bagel sandwiches and salads. The full menu will be available until 6PM and coffee bar and sweets will be available during the presentation. (Food and coffee not provided by the hosts)

Who: Co-hosted by Main Street Vermilion, Main Street Amherst and Oberlin Business Partnership

Cost: No charge. Registration appreciated but last minute attendees also welcome.

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