Giving Compass’ Take:
· Members from the Forbes Nonprofit Council provide eight effective ways to help those who are new to volunteering maximize their impact through service.
· How can philanthropy support new volunteers? What should volunteers know before going into service?
Volunteering is a worthwhile commitment of your time, energy or resources to the community or organization you’re working with. If you’ve never volunteered before, you may not know what to expect. Facing the unknown may make you hesitant or apprehensive to dive into the nonprofit sphere.
The members of Forbes Nonprofit Council understand what it means to jump headfirst into a mission for the greater good. We asked members for advice they would give to a first-time volunteer. Read on for their best responses.
- Know Your Worth
- Understand Your Motivation
- Do Your Research
- Support Day-To-Day Tasks
- Find Your Passion
- Know Your Role
- Schedule Your Time
- Hold Yourself Accountable
Read the full article about maximizing service impact at Forbes.
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