Volunteer Recruitment Email

See the Managing Volunteers section of the wiki for more templates and workflows.

This email template can be used for your regular emails to your volunteer team to encourage them to sign-up for a shift for your next event.


SUBJECT: Crew needed for next event

BODY:
Hi team!

We’re hosting EVENT TOPIC on DATE at LOCATION. There’s still room, so please help promote the event.

Tweet it out: LINK TO EVENT PROMOTING TWEET OR SAMPLE TWEET COPY
Share on Facebook: LINK TO FACEBOOK EVENT OR POST

We’re also assembling a crew to help run the event. Please sign up for a shift using the doodle poll: LINK TO DOODLE POLL HERE

Roles

We need people to fill the following roles this month:

  • Door 1 and 2: greetings, name tags, and checking lists
  • Photographer – document the action!
  • Post-event social host: get people to our post-event gathering at The Whip
  • Social media reporter: live-tweet the event from the @net2van account
  • Storify producer: wrap all the action up into a storify.
  • Greeting crew

Thanks ya’ll!


A huge thanks to NetSquared Victoria co-organizer Dan Pollock for sharing his volunteer role descriptions and inspiring the creation of this section.