You get from volunteers according to what you give them. How’s your getting?

In our pursuit of recruiting volunteers for our children’s ministries many explain that they are not getting the volunteers. I think we need to look inward before we begin to talk about how people just don’t volunteer in our ministries. First I start with the view that volunteers want to …

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How do you show volunteers they are important

I read a lot and hear a lot of kidmin folks talk about volunteers. A person can’t hang out in circles of kidmin folks very long without hearing people claim they need more volunteers. Visit churches and see bulletins full of request for volunteers, clever commercials created asking for volunteers. …

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Finally the true secret to getting volunteers

Through the years this one topic has resulted in more elusiveness, had more books written on, conference workshops taught on, magazine articles written on, heated discussions over and now over the past couple years more blog post on. Whats the topic that I am referring to? “Volunteerism” Why is it …

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Care more for volunteers than the empty positions

People who volunteer and stay over the long haul tend to do it more for personal reasons, not organizational reasons. This is something that I am still working on with teaching my teams. Over my years in children’s ministry I have picked up that successful recruiting efforts tend to focus …

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Finally the true secret to getting volunteers

Through the years this one topic has resulted in more elusiveness, more books written about, conference workshops taught on, magazine articles written on, heated discussions over, and now over the past couple years, more blog posts on. What is the topic that I am referring to? “Volunteerism” Why is it …

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