The National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC)  has marked International Volunteer Managers Day on November 5.

Hosea Lai, Head of the Volunteerism Division at NVPC, share his experience as volunteer manager and telling us why volunteer manager plays such an important role in an organisation.

“Like a human resource manager, a volunteer manager looks first into the needs and requisites of an organisation and then looks for volunteers to fill those roles — to help out in daily operations, spend time with beneficiaries, look for partnerships and so on.”

As Lai mentioned, ” I urge volunteers to thank their volunteer manager who tried to design a great experience for them. Leaders of NPOs, pen a note to thank your volunteer managers — trust me, it will make their day”. It is time to give a credit to our volunteer managers.

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