Podcast Episode #371
Volunteers are important for churches. And it’s even more important to keep them. Today, we discuss six ways churches often lose volunteers.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- If you continue to get a volunteer’s name wrong, it gives the perception that you don’t care about them.
- Poor grammar distracts from your message and hurts your credibility.
- Everyone, regardless of how busy you are, can respond to calls and emails.
- Want to keep volunteers? Make them the heroes and heroines.
The six common ways churches lose volunteers are:
- Calling a volunteer the wrong name.
- Using poor grammar and spelling.
- Making it difficult on the volunteer.
- Waiting until the last minute.
- Not returning calls or emails.
- Delegating important communication to your assistant.
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