When you are recruiting long-term volunteers, it’s not unlike having part-time staff. You’re looking for someone to show up regularly at pre-scheduled times, for a certain duration, and to serve in a particular role on the team. Even in a group mentoring program where you have multiple mentors, consistency is key! Kids and mentors need to be able to build relationships over time. Success is not recruiting 10 new volunteers—it’s getting those volunteers to stick around.
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