Are you interested in volunteering, but struggle to attend in-person volunteer jobs? Perhaps you don’t have access to a car, live in a rural location, care for someone at home, or simply can’t commit to a regular time slot?
Planning events is a massive task, but one we continue to undertake due to the positive impact they generate: for attendees, the organisation and the bottom line. But as the need to protect our planet from the effects of climate change grows, it’s important that we also consider the impact events have on the environment.
Volunteering provides a rare backstage pass to some of the world’s most coveted sporting events, providing sporting fans around the world with a unique opportunity to not only to be a part of the sport they love, but to join the team!
Volunteers are the backbone of happy, healthy and connected communities. Without them, many organisations simply wouldn’t be able to do the important work they do.
Gaining real-world work experience through volunteering is a great way for students to build skills, increase employability and enjoy a range of other benefits.
Managing a team of volunteers is no easy feat. It’s a job that requires a lot of patience, communication, compassion, adaptability and perseverance to overcome management challenges.
LA Sports and Entertainment Commission adopted Rosterfy in preparation for their ‘decade of events’. With over one million people slated to visit LA’s premier event line up, LASEC invested in a city wide centralized volunteer system to facilitate the recruitment, engagement and retention of thousands of volunteers required to support this massive influx.
Despite widespread recognition of the immense value of volunteering, the process of managing volunteers effectively can be challenging.
As you begin creating a volunteer recruitment plan, you may be thinking, ‘the more, the merrier’. But it's worth spending some time getting to know your potential volunteers during the recruitment process to ensure you find volunteers with the right qualities to add real volunteer value to your team.