5 Traits of Wildly Successful Volunteers
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by Rainforest Partnership | 12.18.19
Volunteering is awesome.
It’s an honorable activity where people gather to support a particular cause without getting any financial or social gain.
From supporting children in need to removing plastic from the ocean, volunteering makes our world a better place to be.
But what do you need to be a successful volunteer?
Here you’ll find 5 traits of wildly successful volunteers.
Perhaps passion is the most important trait all successful volunteers must possess.
Passion denudes a strong feeling or excitement for something or about doing something.
Impetuous passion can be inspiring to others who want to do their best. If you feel excited about doing the same thing every single day, then you have passion.
Here’s a free advice: Whatever you commit to do in life, give it your 100% otherwise don’t do it.
And that’s what makes you a reliable candidate. Reliability defines your success in any group or organization.
It’s about being professional. The more reliable you are, the easier for everyone to trust you.
As in any project, volunteers are given tools, resources, and other sensitive information to complete their tasks.
Successful volunteers know that integrity is all they need to demonstrate sound morals and ethical principles at work.
Put simply, integrity defines who you are and what you stand for.
#4 Team player
Are you a team player? Great volunteers are capable of working with all types of people. They demonstrate empathy, flexibility, and maintain a friendly atmosphere.
Conflict may still happen but a team player knows how to resolve it tactfully.
Whether you are a great listener or an approachable person, you are most likely a brilliant team player.
When you are volunteering, you are not just giving your time but also your heart.
Volunteers who give their heart to a cause are always reflecting a positive energy, so required to succeed.
If you have a positive energy, people around you will start emulating your drive and relate to your cause.
Want to volunteer at Rainforest Partnership?
At Rainforest Partnership, our mission is to protect and regenerate tropical rainforests by working with the people of the forests to develop sustainable livelihoods that empower and respect both people and nature.
We envision thriving tropical rainforests that support a healthy, vibrant planet. Each of our projects become an important site for understanding the synergy between environmentally sustainable economic development and rainforest conservation.
“We value our volunteers and interns, because they offer their diverse talents and passion for our mission to increase our positive impact in tropical rainforest protection. At any given time, we have a diverse group of volunteers working alongside our staff as critical members of the Rainforest Partnership team.” – Niyanta Spelman, CEO
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