Pros: validation. organization. management. proactive
Cons: some volunteers still afraid to team lead. a creative solution needed
New York Cares gave me the opportunity to dive into many different worlds to find my niche. I feel social service, locally or globally, is a valuable component in creating personal and societal cohesiveness.
When I was green to the organization, the chain of command allowed me to reach out to someone else if I could not get in contact with my primary – more... manager. The responses were always positive.
Their website was always user friendly, but they have recently updated it to give the volunteers more validation. Everyone needs a little validation. – less