Volunteers are critical to the success of an event. By supporting the work of the food, program, decorating and marketing sub-committees volunteers help complete the committee’s workforce.
Some things to consider:

  • Volunteers are future members and leaders
  • Volunteers expect to do things, let them
  • Communication is key to success

The Chair of the Volunteer sub-committee is responsible for:

  • Convening a committee
  • Setting meeting times and agendas
  • Supporting the volunteer needs of other sub-committees
  • Communicating the Volunteer plan to the Event Committee
  • Identifying needed human resources
  • Creating a volunteer committee time line
  • Assigning tasks to volunteers
  • Scheduling volunteer times
  • Confirming volunteer times with volunteers and committee chairs
  • Send a reminder the day prior to the scheduled activity
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the Volunteer plan
  • Thanking all of the participants

The Committee may support:

  • Decorating
  • Set-up
  • Kitchen production and Serving (if not handled by the caterer)
  • Venue clean up
  • Kitchen clean up
  • Booth staffing