Summary

Training and coaching SVLs increases their skill development as well as the success of their volunteer projects. Ensure they have the skills necessary to plan and implement their projects, and support them throughout the process. This section has helped you to:

  • Train leaders to develop necessary skills
  • Provide flexibility in position descriptions
  • Coach students
  • Delegate successfully
  • Create “signature” projects
  • Expand your resources
  • Formalize the experience

In the next section, we discuss ideas for retaining and recognizing student volunteer leaders.