Why involve volunteers?

Is it always right to involve volunteers?

  1. What is the mission and objectives of the organisation?
  2. Why the organisation wishes to involve volunteers?
  3. What are the needs of the organisation?
  4. What will be the role of the volunteer?
  5. What are the benefits for the volunteers?
  6. Does the organisation fulfill the needs of potential volunteers?
  7. Has the organisation the time and resources to train, supervise and support volunteers?
  8. Will volunteering lead to a positive experience for both volunteers and the organisations?
  9. Will Volunteers complement the work of paid staff?
  10. Will there be a means of valuing and acknowledging the contrabution of Volunteers?
  11. Will Volunteers have a input into the organisation decision-making structures?

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