The Role of Recognition in Recruitment and Retention of Volunteers
1st EU Level Thematic Conference on the European Year of Volunteering
• The role of recognition in recruitment • The role of recognition in retaining volunteers • What are some of the challenges • How WAGGGS members are working on recognition
An introduction to WAGGGS WAGGGS is the umbrella organization for National Girl Guide and Girl Guide Associations in 145 countries WAGGGS represents 10 million girls and young women worldwide from different beliefs, origins and backgrounds through its Member Organizations WAGGGS provides girls and young women with opportunities for self development through non-formal education WAGGGS is a volunteer-led and volunteer involving organization
Some reasons why people volunteer • Desire
to help other people; • Meet new people and build social networks; • Opportunity to gain personal and professional experience; • Belief in the cause for which volunteers are volunteering; • Opportunity to feel ‘useful’; •Use free-time as productively as possible; •Enjoy themselves; and •Opportunity to use their own skills or learn new ones.
1st EU Report on Volunteering in the EU
Motivation Life Cycle of a Volunteer
3. Sharing volunteering experiences
2. Developing as a volunteer
How to use recognition to retain volunteers Recognition is a process Recognition schemes should be unique Accreditation of skills gained
Scouts et Guides de France Categorize skills and competences ÂŤ translate Âť Scout and Guide language to everyday or business language
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The Role of Recognition in Recruitment and Retention of Volunteers 1st EU Level Thematic Conference on the European Year of Volunteering •Th...