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The clock has started ticking.  Three months from today we will be rejoicing and celebrating International Volunteer Managers’ Day, or as we say in New Zealand, IMV Day.  ‘Managers of Volunteers’ speaks to us in New Zealand more loudly than being a Volunteer Manager, specially when we read the slogan for this year, and the taglines.

Leaders of Volunteers: Who Else Could Do That?

  •  Leading teams of both paid and unpaid staff? Who else could do that?
  • 100 people, 100 motivations, 100 job descriptions… Who else could do that?
  • $0 budget for a priceless resource? Who else could do that?

I confess I asked myself Who Else would Want to Do That?

But the introduction and promotion of Leadership is timely.  We are not ‘just’ managers – the pen pushers and the strategists and organisers for running a volunteer programme – we are leaders of prime importance in delivering…

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Posted 2012/09/19 by brianfclarkmn in Uncategorized

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