Volunteers are often crucial to the success and sustainability of a Safe Routes to School program. These people give their time and skills to support students and schools.
With numerous demands including busy schedules, finding and retaining volunteers can be challenging. Fortunately, thanked and fulfilled volunteers tend to keep volunteering for programs and causes they believe in! Understanding the importance of volunteers will lead to success with volunteers and help create robust support for Safe Routes to School. This resource describes strategies for recruiting, appreciating, engaging, and sustaining volunteers.