Step 1: Plan a Year of Service
To make and impact and keep the momentum going, we recommend that Y member-led volunteer committees meet regularly and plan at least four service projects per year. The tools below will help you identify appropriate projects, taking into consideration the community's needs and assets that can be leveraged to address those needs.
- Script to Recruit Togetherhood Committee Members
- Togetherhood Committee Orientation Meeting Agenda
- Community Service Calendar
- Four Projects Worksheet
- Project Screening Tool
Step 2: Run Projects
Each project should be led by a member of your committee. The tools below are designed to help the project leader ensure that volunteers have a rewarding and enjoyable service experience.
- Safety Checklist
- Project Promotions Guide
- Register and Track Project Volunteers
- Run Projects Checklist
- Liability and Photo Release
- Volunteer Sign-In Sheet
- Storytelling Guide
- Reflection Guide
Step 3: Report and Celebrate
You have completed a project—congratulations! Time to regroup and reflect on the experience. It is also the project leader’s responsibility to report the results of the project using this reporting link. This calls for a celebration! Use the tools below to recognize the accomplishments of your volunteers and generate even more excitement for your next project. You can also share your project successes on social media by using the hashtag #YVolunteers.
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