Volunteers are vital to the work of many animal welfare organizations, but when you mix an emotionally charged workplace with people who may prefer animals to their own species, it’s no surprise that tensions arise. Forestall problems from derailing your organization’s mission—learn from experts in volunteer management how an organized approach (and a dash of psychology) can keep volunteers and staff working side by side in the name of animals.
Got people lining up to volunteer for your organization? They’ll bring a ton of great assistance, but they may also present some liability risks. Fear not—they’re risks you can manage with the right approach.