Why are my volunteers leaving?

This is a question that is rarely asked out loud.  We fear this question will be followed by even less desirable questions like: Why aren’t you working harder to keep them? Why don’t they think your campsite is worth it? What are you doing wrong? Why don’t they feel valued? Who’s to be blame? So the […]

Varying Volunteer Motives

Too often campsites expect their volunteers to have completely altruistic motives for helping out.  But the truth is that altruism is rarely complete and people have more than one motives in volunteering.  Good volunteer management requires we have an honest understanding of the mixed motives our volunteers carry with them.  We certainly want volunteers to […]