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ISOTURE #7: Evaluation

Beggars can’t be choosers, right? So how can you possibly evaluate the free service donated by your volunteers? The fact is- you can, and you must. Volunteers need feedback. Annual evaluation of volunteers provides an opportunity for dialogue between the … Continue reading

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Volunteer Recognition: A Calendar of Recognition

To this point in this series of articles on volunteer recognition we have discussed: Be specific, be sincere. Motivational Styles:  Achievement, Affiliation, and Power Duration of Service Intensity of Service Admittedly, it’s a lot of different factors to juggle simultaneously.  … Continue reading

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Volunteer Recognition: Duration and Intensity

Have you ever been over-recognized? You know…you do some small task for an individual or a group, and the accolades and thank you’s you receive are far too grandiose for the service actually rendered?  It’s an uncomfortable feeling. On the … Continue reading

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Volunteer Recognition: Motivational Styles

Motivation:  The reason or reasons someone has for acting in a particular way. Indulge me for a moment, and ask yourself this question- “What is it that motivates me to do my job?” Jot down your answers (multiple answers are … Continue reading

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Volunteer Recognition: Be Sincere, Be Specific!

Now is the time (no, I’m not kidding…you did save some time somewhere between camps to plan for the next 4-H year, right?) to begin working on your volunteer management plans for next year. In light of this, over these … Continue reading

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VolunteerSpot to Organize Volunteer Data

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Project Training Resources and Lessons for Volunteers

4-H Express Guides and Training Topics were devised to train military staff on how to introduce a variety of projects to 4-H youth and their families.  While produced through the 4-H Military partnership, the lessons found at this site are … Continue reading

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