Episode 494: Redeploying Your Volunteers

In Episode 494 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss redeploying vulnerable population volunteers into different volunteer roles.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Why moving entire teams to a new role together can be beneficial
  • Where to redeploy vulnerable volunteers

 Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “What keeps the best volunteers serving are healthy teams.” – @danielsangi
  • “We still want you to remain a team, but we need you to move into a different role.” – @toddadkins
  • “Our job here is to be clear on what we can, and recognize that there is some uncertainty.” – @toddadkins
  • “You have an opportunity to build an army, not just an audience.” – @toddadkins
  • “We need to find ways to redeploy those existing volunteers into new spots and then some of our more vulnerable people into spots where they can still serve but be safe.” – @toddadkins
  • “Inviting them onto a phone calling team is an easy way to mobilize and get people connected.” – @danielsangi
  • “The best person to recruit volunteers is other volunteers.” – @toddadkins

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Published May 25, 2020

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