Organizations rise and fall on leadership, which boils down to the people of the church or organization. When you look for a volunteer or a leader, do you know what to look for or are you just guessing if a person will work out?
A warm body mentality says that everyone is available. But if you’re looking for weekly volunteers and ongoing development, you need to have competencies in place to know what to look for.
Does this person know our values? Are they able to articulate our vision? Does this person possess the ability to handle conflict in a team environment? Is this person available on Sundays, or are they already tapped out? Is this person already multiplying themselves? Are they identifying, recruiting, and developing others?
Once you have established your competencies and identified your leaders, it’s no longer a guessing game. You know exactly who you’re looking for.
What’s your move?