Creating a Student Volunteer Leader Program

The first step in developing a program to leverage the leadership skills of college students is to determine how you will work with them. How can your program and the community benefit from what college students offer? What opportunities will appeal to students’ interests and needs? This section will help you prepare for working with student volunteer leaders.

Goals

In this section we discuss:

  • Making a commitment to student volunteer leadership
  • Assessing your program’s needs
  • Structuring meaningful volunteer leadership opportunities for students
  • Connecting with a local campus

Let us begin by examining how you can structure your student volunteer leader program...