Your sole objective is to fulfill the mission for which your organization was created within financial resource constraints, quickly, efficiently, with high quality, and high customer satisfaction. Great leaders access the inherent intrinsic motivation people bring to work creating high engagement, performance, and meaning in the work.
Volunteers aren't free, but if you invest in them wisely, through good training and strong leadership, they will provide you with a return on investment for your mission that is unmatched by any other investment you could make.
Learn how videos can be used to educate, connect with your community and increase awareness about your work so that you can increase the donations your organization needs to do the selfless and gracious work you do.
Designated a National Historic Landmark, Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest is an award-winning historic restoration in progress, nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visiting Poplar Forest offers a unique opportunity to hear the stories of Jefferson's family, the free and enslaved craftsmen who built the historic masterpiece and the enslaved people who lived and labored on the plantation.
Keeping volunteers engaged and committed takes time and effort, but it’s within our power as leaders to create a culture that makes people feel important, connected, and needed. Creating that culture is a worthwhile investment that will most certainly make an organization stronger over the long run.