I have been writing about recruiting volunteers, but when you think about your volunteer needs, don’t forget to focus on keeping the volunteers you already have! You don’t want your Children’s Ministry to be a “revolving door” where people volunteer and as soon as their commitment is over, they are “gone”. If we are not keeping the volunteers we have, then we need to take a look at what we are doing to discover why this is happening and make some serious changes.
Long-term volunteers bring a sense of stability and strength to your Children’s Ministry, if your volunteers are always leaving, it will be much more difficult for you to have this stability and strength in your ministry. So, what can you do to help keep your volunteers? Consider the following . . .