Summary

College students can greatly increase your program's capacity as they plan a project and lead other volunteers from their campus or the broader community. Structure your program to make the most of students' skills and to provide meaningful leadership opportunities for them; then connect with a local college, university, or technical school to build the connections necessary for your program to succeed.

In this section you have learned to:

  • Make a commitment to student volunteer leadership
  • Assess your program's needs
  • Structure meaningful volunteer leadership opportunities for students
  • Connect with a local campus

In the next section, we will explore recruiting student volunteer leaders.