The Committee has
volunteer requirements to fulfill their mission repeatedly
every year. Lessons learned, what works and
what does not work, are important to record so our
current and future volunteers don't waste their time.
Additionally and unfortunately, volunteers come and
go. It is efficient and important to
avoid 're-inventing the wheel' every time a new
volunteer takes on a new assignment or
some basic rules must apply:
assignment, when possible, must have a primary
volunteer and a support volunteer. Often the
support person will be the volunteer who previously held
the primary position. Maintaining this
rule ensures support for all new volunteers and
continuity in how the assignment is managed.
- No assignment is
cast in concrete. New ideas and new ways of
doing something are encouraged.
No one has all the answers. The
Committee wants to take advantage when these
opportunities arise. Each
volunteer function has a procedural guideline. In
short, a quick read on 'how to do the job.'
the responsibility of the primary volunteer to
update their assignment guidelines when they
improve the process of what they are doing. This is
accomplished with the Update/Report
Form. This form goes directly to the
Chair who will review it in
confidence. It is
their responsibility to follow up and contact
you with any questions, comments and decision
regarding modifying the guidelines. We
encourage you to use the Update/Report form, and use it often.
is important every volunteer reviews their
guidelines annually. For good measure, read them a second