Volunteers are gold. But sometimes, volunteers shuffle in with other agendas, or they simply are so out of step with the nonprofit that they become a liability.
A few months and committee meetings later, you discover that the committee leader is impossible to work with. You can’t please the leader; you are under constant critique from the leader who seems to delight in admonishing your suggestions. Defeated and depleted, your volunteer-enthusiasm is sucked out of you like a Hoover super, megapower vacuum.
—As seen in The Cambrian When I reflect on past volunteer efforts, my first visual is that core group. At the first […]
As published in The Cambrian …by what you give A periodical column by Charmaine Coimbra I was the shadow. Black covered my […]