As a primary tool of communicating impact, your annual report tells an important story about your organization: who you are, what you value, how you impact the community, and who contributes to your success. So, it can serve you well to highlight the role of volunteers in your annual report.
Look beyond only counting volunteer hours or volunteer satisfaction rates. Think about the big picture: In what ways did volunteers contribute to your organization? What was the impact of their contributions? How does that matter to your mission?
We offer Vantage Point’s annual report as an example of connecting the work of volunteers to our programs, mission, and organizational impact.
What excites Carol the most about her role as Director of Learning is the opportunity (her favourite word) for sector transformation and the ability to practice an appreciative approach—a mindset that directs energy and effort into all levels of the organization. Carol is a self-described Prairie...