How to Pay Your Volunteer Teams

I recently listened to a podcast with Steve Stroope, author of Tribal Church and pastor of Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall, TX.  Steve had some great thoughts on the idea of “paying” your volunteers – part of his leadership tribe. … Continued

Volunteer Motivator: Satisfaction

There are many factors to volunteer motivation, including vision, mission, invitation, success, ownership, connection, belonging and satisfaction. This post is on satisfaction as a motivator. Ultimately, we want volunteers to have a sense of satisfaction from serving in their role.  Even … Continued

Volunteer Motivator: Mission & Vision

There are many factors to volunteer motivation, including vision, mission, invitation, success, ownership, connection, belonging and satisfaction. This post is on mission and vision as a motivator. Probably more than the others, these two aspects work in reverse.  When there isn’t a … Continued

Volunteer Motivator: Ownership

There are many factors to volunteer motivation, including vision, mission, invitation, success, ownership, connection, belonging and satisfaction.  This post is on ownership as a motivator. We ultimately want the volunteers in our ministries and organization to take ownership.  Once they … Continued

Volunteer Motivator: Connection & Belonging

There are many factors to volunteer motivation, including vision, mission, invitation, success, ownership, connection, belonging and satisfaction. This post is on connection and belonging as a motivator. Belonging is a powerful force.  For most people in your church, the question … Continued

Volunteer Motivator: Invitation

There are many factors to volunteer motivation, including vision, mission, invitation, success, ownership, connection, belonging and satisfaction. This post is on invitation as a volunteer motivator. This aspect of volunteer motivation can be found in scripture.  Jesus was always calling people … Continued

Volunteer Motivator: Success

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There are many factors to volunteer motivation, including vision, mission, invitation, success, ownership, connection, belonging and satisfaction.  This post is on success as a motivator. Volunteers aren’t motivated by money.  They can’t be motivated by force.  But, they can be … Continued