The Enthusiasm of Youth Volunteers

Young volunteers bring an enthusiasm to organization that is contagious. They are excited to help, want to learn and bring a wealth of talent that nonprofit can capture and benefit from. Here are a few benefits of youth volunteers
•There are areas that youth could support well and they are willing to try anything
•Funders, constituents, members like that nonprofits are considering the youth volunteer
•Multi generations: the ability for many different generations to work together for one cause is exciting
•They are coming to us and we need to be ready
•High tech, emerging thinkers
•Youth lense: they understand the marketplace in the present and they know how to connect
If you do not have a volunteer stream for youth engagement, you should consider how youth can enhance your volunteer program and begin to reach out to them

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