3 Things Every Volunteer Wants Answered

So you want to attract and engage more volunteers? Of course you do, who wouldn’t? We all want volunteers, but so many leaders struggle with recruiting, keeping, and leading volunteers. Why? Here are a few reasons that I have seen: Unclear expectations Overwork No team chemistry Lack of purpose Unclear on ramps We all want more volunteers to serve with us, and I think answering the main questions that volunteers are asking will help you land volunteers as well as keep them for the long haul. So, what questions do volunteers have? Here are the top four questions that all … Continue reading 3 Things Every Volunteer Wants Answered

Steps To Growing Your Volunteer Team

Have you ever hit a wall in your volunteer numbers? You grew the amount of people engaged through serving and then eventually you hit a wall and could not grow it further with your current structure in place. There are seasons you go through where your volunteer engagement is much higher than other seasons. It is just the nature of church life. Oftentimes, our strategy of growing the volunteer number is based on opportunity. This is a nice strategy but it should not be your end game. For example, when we moved from one service to two services, we had … Continue reading Steps To Growing Your Volunteer Team

5 Things to Look at when Recruiting Youth Leaders

Over the last 2 years, I have learned a lot about youth leaders. I have learned a lot from them, and a lot about recruiting them. Here are a few things that the youth pastor must look into when recruiting youth leaders. Personal Growth– You must have them actively growing as a follower of Jesus or you cannot expect the students in their small group to grow personally.  Faithfulness– I am looking to recruit leaders who are faithful. The ones who come to youth group, but also the main church services as well regularly. Usually, if they are not faithful, … Continue reading 5 Things to Look at when Recruiting Youth Leaders