volunteer applicant wants “to work where I can be of most assistance”

By Kate Stefanko. Filed in volunteer stories  |  
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How very encouraging! Our initial email to a new volunteer applicant, Linda, was met with the following reply:

“I am especially pleased to answer the questions because it assures me that the organization is doing its part in making a “match”.  I like that … 

My motivation for pursuing volunteer work at this stage in my life is simply to continue to give and to learn—what schools and classrooms cannot teach.

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I would defer to those making placements to find a match for my skills and interests and the needs of the organization … my preference is to work where I can be of most assistance; and my schedule for participation is flexible.”

Thanks Linda – I’m already enjoying working with you!


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