“According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 41.9% of the 64.3 million people who volunteered in the U.S. last year were asked to volunteer by someone in the organization.” Thomas McKee, author of New Breed, Understanding and Equipping the 21st Century Volunteer
Could it be that our go-to method of recruiting (asking people to raise their hands…or even worse, to stand) is truly ineffective? If more than 40% of volunteers are serving because someone personally asked them, what does that means for our current recruiting efforts?
What is your experience? Are you serving because of a call for hands…or a personal invitation? Share your answer on the blog…
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