Building Teams of Student Volunteer Leaders

Engaging student volunteer leaders is a perfect opportunity to bring together a variety of students with myriad skills and interests. A team-based approach works well with students because it gives volunteers and volunteer leaders the chance to work with people outside their normal groups or teams. They can serve with students from other clubs, academic areas, or even other colleges and universities.


This section will provide an overview of group process and how to build teams to work effectively together, including:

  • Understanding group process
  • Creating effective teams
  • Adapting the dynamics of existing teams
  • Facilitating effective teambuilding