Now, more than ever, volunteer engagement professionals need a seat the leadership table to help organizations leverage this vast resource of skills and passion that volunteers can offer — even if only offering it remotely due to safety concerns of the Coronavirus pandemic.

All too often, we are hearing from organizational leaders and volunteer directors that their organizations just don’t know how to sustain engagement. But, in times of crisis and limited resources, volunteers can help organizations expand resources and do more… with more (rather than do more with less).

Here are some thoughts on how you can get a seat at the leadership table.