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Published on January 8, 2009

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Slide 1: How to get the most out of your volunteers Community Mission Training day 25th November 2008 James AlexanderAdam BonnerJill ClarkJon Kuhrt Slide 2: First Session: 10.00am – 11.15am Why volunteers are important! Why motivation is the key issue Second Session: 11.30am – 1.00pm Styles of managing volunteers Understanding the way you do it Third Session: 2.00pm – 3.15pm Building on your strengths Putting it into practice Welcome! Slide 3: How the day will be run Fun Interactive and participative Appreciation of the Christian context Remember the answers are within you, not us Emphasis on self-awareness & critical reflection Focussed on action Slide 4: Session 1: Why volunteers are important! Why motivation is the key issue Slide 5: The Cabinet Office defines volunteering as: “any non-compulsory activity which involves spending time, unpaid, doing something which is of benefit to others (excluding relatives), society or the environment." What is a volunteer? Slide 6: It’s a BIG issue for the Church Estimated global number of Christian Volunteers: 336.8 million people If Christian volunteers were a country, they would be the 3rd largest country in the world Value of Christian Volunteers Globally: $133.5 Billion Makes it the 36th largest global economy Value = much more than the total of all foreign aid Sources: Estimates based on purchasing power and extrapolated from the following sources: http://www.gordonconwell.edu/ockenga/globalchristianity/resources.php 2006, UN Development Report 2006, US Department of Labor and Corporation for National and Community Service Slide 7: Models of volunteeringEntrepreneurial Episodic Formal Informal Mandated The key relationship: Organisational needsVolunteer motivations Slide 8: In your experience why do people volunteer? Exercise Slide 9: Affiliation To be associated with a cause To make friends and belong to a group or society 2. Achievement To gain experience and skills To solve problems and make a difference 3. Power Desires influence over other people To organise people into action Why do people volunteer? McClellands & Atkinson’s Motivational Theory Slide 10: Why the best projects have volunteers…. Our context: professionalising of community activity Show a commitment, enthusiasm and generosity to a cause or activity distinct from those being paid Volunteers embody hope Slide 11: Someone said that ‘A group of people with a purpose go from being a movement to a machine, and from a machine to a monument’ Slide 12: P V The Christian volunteering context Slide 13: P V The Christian volunteering context Slide 14: P V The Christian volunteering context Slide 15: What are the key challenges that you face with your volunteers? Slide 16: You need more volunteers You want to look after the ones you have better You want them to be more effective Summary of issues Motivation is key to all 3 Slide 17: The Paid / Volunteer relationship P P P V V V What tensions can exist between paid staff and volunteer? : What tensions can exist between paid staff and volunteer? Different levels of input e.g. a volunteer with lots of ideas but little time Different perspectives on the work e.g. health & safety Different basis of involvement professional pride vs. ‘giving it a go’ Mutual insecurity and threat Slide 19: Think about one volunteer that you manage One who you do not have the easiest relationship with Alternatively use someone at your church who will not volunteer Your companion for the day Slide 20: On the cards, use the space in the middle to draw a portrait of that person and fill in the questions around them Rooting the day’s learning in a specific and real example Being prepared to see things from their angle Self-awareness of your approach Why bring a companion? Slide 21: Break Slide 22: Session 2: Styles of managing volunteers Understanding the way you do it Slide 23: What makes a good motivator? Slide 24: Think of one person who has really motivated you. What qualities did they have? What makes a good motivator? Some key ingredients of keeping people motivated… : Some key ingredients of keeping people motivated… Vision & leadership Strong Relationships Good process = Motivated volunteer force Achievement of purpose Slide 26: Mr Laid back Ms. Micro-manager Mr Mountain-top Ms. Martyr Four different approaches: Slide 27: Process Relationships Achievement Vision 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 Mr. Laid Back Slide 28: Process Relationships Achievement Vision 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 Ms. Micro- manager Slide 29: Process Relationships Achievement Vision 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 Mr. Mountain- top Slide 30: Process Relationships Achievement Vision 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 Ms. Martyr Slide 31: What is your style? Complete a wheel diagram on the kind of volunteer manager you are. [see handout] Slide 32: Management styles in action! An exercise… Slide 33: Communicating healthily Pussy-footing Assertive Anxiety Clobbering Slide 34: A practical example: Volunteering in the frame Feedback in teams : Feedback in teams What did your manager do well? What could have been improved? Remember: Assertive feedback Assertive listening Slide 36: Six E’s of volunteer management Envisioning 2. Expectations (mutual) 3. Equipping + educating 4. Encouraging 5. Evaluation 6. End or Evolve! Slide 37: The 6 E’s cycle Evaluation Equipping / educating Encouraging Envisioning Retaining & Motivating Volunteers End or Evolve Expectations (mutual) Recruitment Slide 38: Break Slide 39: Partnerships with churches Consultancy work Training events Resources, booklets and courses Equipping Christians to transform communities Slide 40: Session 3: Building on your strengths Putting it into practice Some key ingredients of motivation : Some key ingredients of motivation Vision & leadership Strong Relationships Good process = Motivated volunteer force Achievement of purpose Re-cap on key morning : Slide 42: Six E’s of volunteer management Envisioning 2. Expectations (shared) 3. Equipping + educating 4. Encouraging 5. Evaluation 6. End or Evolve! Slide 43: Each group member to have an opportunity to work on a key problem, challenge or issue they face with their volunteer (if stuck see us) Putting it into practice Slide 44: Decide on who will share an issue first INTRODUCE SCENARIO: The person to share the issue for 3-4 minutes, uninterrupted to the 3 others Questions of clarification The person to share what they propose to do about it ROLE PLAY: Another member of the group play the role of one of the volunteers and act out a meeting to deal with the issue The others observe and make comment afterwards FEEDBACK (uninterrupted): What did they do well? - What could be improved? [See handout] Slide 45: The 6 E’s cycle Evaluation Equipping / educating Encouraging Envisioning Retaining & Motivating Volunteers End or Evolve Expectations (mutual) Recruitment Slide 46: Going back to your companion Commit to 2 or 3 specific, tangible actions Pray as a group: for your companion pray for your work in supporting them Slide 47: Challenges in a Christian context Slide 48: A theology of volunteering… “Come follow me” Jesus (Matthew 4:19) All God calls us to (including relationship with him) is voluntary Stewarding God-given gifts and skills Priesthood of all believers No spectators in the early church in Acts 2. Each and every person was actively involved, which resulted in the believers and church thriving. Slide 49: Father, Thank you for loving us regardless of how we act. Forgive us when we spoil what you have given us. Help us be better stewards of the relationships with those you call us to work with. Help us build teams and communities which reflect your justice, love, unity and transformation. Where we need fresh vision please inspire us.Where we need healing help us find peace and restoration. Where we need courage help us find strength and purpose. And we pray that you will challenge, equip and encourage all of us as we leave today. Amen Slide 50: Further links for volunteering information Best practice: www.volunteering.org.uk www.employeevolunteering.org.uk www.timebank.org.uk How to thank volunteers: http://www.energizeinc.com/

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