What are the roles of volunteers?
2 What do volunteers do?
- handling money.
- organising or helping at events.
- leading or managing a group.
- giving advice.
- information and counselling.
- other practical help.
Who are the volunteers and what role do they play?
A volunteer is someone who contributes their time, skills and experience to an organisation or group and gives their time for free. In return, a volunteer may gain work experience, broaden their own skills, develop new interests and become more involved with the community.
What are examples of volunteering?
Volunteer For Things in Your Community:
- Volunteer at your local library.
- Volunteer to chaperone a field trip.
- Volunteer with a local nonprofit.
- Volunteer at an animal shelter.
- Volunteer at a community center.
- Volunteer as a lifeguard.
- Volunteer to be a crossing guard.
- Volunteer to do social media for a local org.
What do volunteers bring to society?
Volunteers bring a range of qualities, skills and expertise that you may not get from the staff in a team e.g languages, cultural understanding, specialist skills, personal experiences.
What are special skills for volunteering?
Here are some examples of skills volunteers need to have:
- Strong work ethic.
- Time management.