Four Tips to Increase Retention of Baby Boomer Volunteers
“Volunteers doing professional or management tasks also have above-average retention rates, while volunteers that provide general labor or supply transportation have below-average retention rates,” the report states.
4. Recruit volunteers directly, rather than having corporations recruit their employees to volunteer for you. “An individual that is pressured — or feels pressured — to volunteer by an employer may respond to the initial request but is far less likely to make a long-term commitment,” according to the report.