Let’s face it, we could all use more volunteers. Doesn’t matter how many you have the demand to do more and expand your capacity is always there. The question is, “Is your system for recruiting effective?”
There is not one way of recruiting volunteers, but some are more effective than others. When it comes to recruiting volunteers you want to avoid:
Getting volunteers for you ministry should be simple, right? What if I told you it is as long as you don’t overcomplicate it.
The secret to gaining volunteers for your ministry is not really a secret. It’s a simple strategy that begins with:
No one wants to be a number. It’s impersonal and doesn’t give a person the value they deserve. While there is pressure to grow your numbers, it’s important not to lose sight that the numbers have names.
The reason a teenager will come back each week is to feel valued and known. That might seem overwhelming in a large setting, but it’s possible. To keep the focus on the person and still grow the numbers you need to:
Have you hit that point where you can put you can sit down, put your feet up and watch your ministry grow disciples of Jesus Christ? No? Well, you aren’t alone.
Building a youth ministry isn’t an easy task. It takes time but it also means putting together a strategic plan. Whether you are building a youth ministry from scratch or rebuilding a current program you need to make sure you avoid these 5 mistakes:
Events for youth can be fun; however, they can also be completely exhausting. You put in a lot of work recruiting volunteers, advertising to the community and putting together logistics. Despite the results you can be left wondering, “Is this worth it?”
If you want your youth ministry to grow at a healthy pace then you need to invest in small groups. The reason small groups are important to the success of your youth ministry is because: