Volunteer recruitment and retention
Too many sports clubs and providers are relying on the same people to do too much and are therefore putting too much pressure on too few people. At the same time, very few make any concerted efforts to assess what skills they require and how to make themselves attractive to skilled and dedicated volunteers who can make a real difference. Hence, why the myth ‘you can’t get volunteers these days’ becomes the accepted truism.
But the good news is that we also experience many well-run bodies with a good structure, innovation, communication and motivation in place successfully recruiting and retaining skilled and passionate volunteers.