Five Steps To Connecting And Training New Volunteers

Five Steps To Connecting And Training New Volunteers

I remember what it was like the year our first child was born. I remember the joy and the stress that came from preparing to embark on this new journey that would change our lives forever. I remember all the fears we had. The fear of us not being ready. The fear of him not being healthy. The fear of parenting him poorly. The fear of him peeing on us during a diaper change. Some of those were certainly realized. Regardless of what fears we had, we were in. We were all in. No fear would stop us... Read More
How To Acclimate A New Volunteer

How To Acclimate A New Volunteer

by Amy Grisham So, you, your volunteers, your pastor—whomever it may be—has done an AWESOME job recruiting new volunteers for your family ministry environments. Now you have new volunteers who are excited to get started, and you want to be sure they “stick!” One of the best ways to create sticky volunteers is to introduce them to your ministry well. So what does this look like, in the practical sense? Here are a few ideas: Have clearly defined descriptions for each volunteer role. Sometimes we... Read More