Sep 7, 2012

Why You Shouldn't Call Volunteers "Volunteers"

Ever heard this, "I don't know.  You'll need to ask a staff member.  I'm just a volunteer."

The word "volunteer" tends to create a lower level of ownership.  Instead, consider using words like "ministry partner" or "team member" to identify volunteers.  You will see their ownership of the ministry increase.

What do you call "volunteers?"