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The Building Blocks of a Flexible Volunteer Model

It may be time to recreate your volunteer model

Three years ago, the Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI) realized it needed to rethink the goals of its board of directors. At nearly 25 years old, NCCI was growing in terms of both members and staff and wanted its board to focus on strategy, finances, and governance.

"Our board directly oversaw areas like marketing, outreach and educational programming," said NCCI Executive Director Jake Dawes. "So, as we geared our board to take on a more strategic-level role, there was a need to bring in more volunteers at the program level."

To help with this, the association formed a volunteer development committee to examine the volunteer experience. Through its work and research, the committee created a new volunteer framework that brings together all types of volunteer experiences.

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