Managing Disaster Volunteers

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Types of Volunteers. Spontaneous VolunteersTrained VolunteersProfessional Volunteers. Commitment. You must believe:That having volunteers involved in day-to-day operations is good;That volunteers can make significant contributions at all levels of your organization,That volunteers can assume i

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Managing Disaster Volunteers

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1. Managing Disaster Volunteers Kevin Smith National Disaster Specialist America’s Second Harvest [email protected]

2. Types of Volunteers Spontaneous Volunteers Trained Volunteers Professional Volunteers

3. Commitment You must believe: That having volunteers involved in day-to-day operations is good; That volunteers can make significant contributions at all levels of your organization, That volunteers can assume important responsibilities and be accountable; and That the potential benefits outweigh the costs.

4. Planning Set Goals and Objectives; Prepare Staff; Write Job Descriptions; Develop a Recruitment Plan; and Prepare for Volunteer Orientation.

5. Volunteer Recruitment Why Do People Volunteer?

6. Recruiting Volunteers: Understanding Motivation The need for achievement The need for power The need for affiliation COMMUNITY SERVICE

7. Volunteers want … To do real work that is meaningful. To be identified with jobs and in an organization that is held in high esteem; To be part of an organization that is well organized, well managed, and where their contributions are recognized.

8. Discussion: Media Benefits and Consequences

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