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Volunteer Recruitment Event Planning


Volunteer Recruitment Event Planning

Help create actions that draw volunteers and donors to programs in different places.

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Latest Activity: Jun 28, 2016

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Recommended reading to support volunteer mobilization and volunteer support 2 Replies

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Tags: leadership, media, communications, corporation, advertise

Started by Daniel Bassill. Last reply by Daniel Bassill Jun 28, 2016.

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Comment by Daniel Bassill on January 19, 2012 at 1:44pm

While we're still in January, the thinking and planning we do now can have a huge impact on how much advertising and public awareness is in place in August to help motivate volunteers and donors to support tutor/mentor programs as school starts in September. This issue affects every city in the world that is on a Sept-May school year calendar. While each tutor/mentor program has to have an effective way to tell what they do and to show how volunteers and donors can support them, not every program has the same ability to get their message heard. Thus, if we can reverse the process and get corporations, social groups, faith groups, etc. to promote volunteer involvement using their own media, like United Way campaigns do, we can increase advertising frequency and  increase the number of people who might join programs. If you agree, let's talk of how we get the attention of leaders who influence the communications programs within companies.

Comment by Daniel Bassill on June 10, 2011 at 8:58am
This group is intended to stimulate brainstorming that leads to creative actions and communications in many places, with all communications pointing to this forum where potential volunteers and donors can visit your profile, learn about the organization(s) you support, and find ways to support you.

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