From the new Spark whitepaper, The Mission Driven Volunteer, written with Peggy Hoffman:
We know that switching to a mission driven model of volunteering isn’t easy. However, the era in which members had ample time and resources to serve on traditionally-organized committees that made all decisions slowly, deliberatively, and collaboratively is over. Data shows that your members still very much want to contribute their ideas and energy to your association, and, through you, to the profession or industry you serve. But they are asking for new things from your association. They want to contribute in ways that are meaningful to them and make a demonstrable difference, in small bites, and on – and only on – their schedules. They are mission-driven volunteers. Are you ready for them?
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