Volunteer positions such as these have great potential to be a gateway opportunity—a discrete volunteer experience that is attractive to large numbers of volunteers who don’t normally volunteer. Read about what you *could* have done for Purim.
Wouldn’t it be great to find a volunteer to help us with this challenge? Whatever the task, in order to be successful, a volunteer needs to not only have the right skills but also be a good fit with your organization. Read about vetting potential volunteers.
To build your volunteer engagement capacity, start with assessment. But what’s next? Read Beth Steinhorn’s case study of a synagogue in need of pro-bono expertise.
When we talk about organizational change, the first step is not about changing or moving; rather it’s about holding still, if only for a moment. Pause long enough to take a snapshot of your organization’s current practice and its current needs.