Can You Have Too Many Volunteers?

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  1. October 14, 2015

    […] hall set up. And while it can be difficult to find an adequate number of volunteers (because you can never have enough), the subject of volunteer leaders is altogether a horse of a different color. Volunteer leaders […]

  2. February 24, 2016

    […] big. Easter is not the time to get minimal. I believe that you can never have too many volunteers. So dream a little. If vol numbers weren’t an issue, where would you add teams? Where would […]

  3. September 6, 2016

    […] resources, we can’t imagine what it would look like to use more people. Here’s a tip: always keep 10-12 ideas for extra vols in your back pocket. It’s fascinating how often surplus catches up to […]

  4. February 17, 2017

    […] big. Easter is not the time to get minimal. I believe that you can never have too many volunteers. So dream a little. If vol numbers weren’t an issue, where would you add teams? Where would […]

  5. May 16, 2017

    […] 3. “There were already a lot of people serving.” I’d guess that the reason you’re inviting new people to serve is because you can envision a place for them. But can they envision it, as well?  If a new vol doesn’t immediately see how they fit in the big picture and align with other volunteers and even other teams, they can feel like a cog in a wheel. [Related post: Can You Have Too Many Volunteers?]  […]

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