Tips to Keeping Volunteers

February 11, 2013

Animal shelters are great places to find your next furry friend. Animal shelters need caring animal shelter volunteers to love and be helpful to the animals that are sheltered there. The way to keep volunteers is simple: make sure that the candidates that are given the volunteer work care about the work that they do.

As it relates to animal shelters, make sure the volunteer loves and cares for animals and has a good time while working at the shelter. To increase the return of great volunteers, the staff of an animal shelter should include the volunteers in conversation, be friendly, and let them know they are making a difference. It is also a good idea to make sure the volunteer is getting what they came for. That means makes sure the volunteer is satisfied with the work they provide for the shelter. Volunteers of animal shelters are very important people because they put the time and effort in to be there for the animals and really have the passion to work with and care for animals. The volunteers should be a part of the team and always feel welcomed and not like an outsider.
You can add to the experience of the volunteer by trying to get to know each volunteer and why it is they decided to put in their efforts in the first place. All these reasons show how you can keep your volunteers coming back and continuing their service to the animal shelter.

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