Now, what do you do to motivate them to stay for the long-term? The “Participation” stage of the AFS Volunteer Journey Program is where expectations and commitments made during the previous stages are put to the test.
Congratulations! You have a new volunteer in your chapter
Check out the way AFS Colombia has structured its outreach to Volunteers in the below video:
Stages of Participation
Keeping track of personal learning goals and developing a learning road map.
Roles and Tasks
Assigning roles in which people feel comfortable, capable and valued.
Volunteers must have spaces to develop skills and knowledge to accomplish their goals.
Creating spaces for constructive feedback, self-analysis, and growth.
We want people to feel valued and appreciated for the effort they devote to the Organization.
Empowering volunteers to grow as leaders.
Encouraging creativity and exploring new ways to contribute to AFS.
Assessment & Data Collection
Gathering and analyzing data to improve our strategies.