What does the volunteering movement want from politicians in an election year? What efforts should Volunteer Leaders make to try and influence political outcomes and government? What important issues should the sector rally around and why is advocacy in the political arena so difficult for Volunteer Engagement professionals? And last but not least, what exactly is this notion of “tragically hip” and “terminal uniqueness”?
With 90 countries around the globe facing election decisions in the next 18 months, the three Volunteer Engagement professionals in this engaging Points of View video conversation – Rob Jackson, Erin R. Spink and Faiza Venzant, CVA – ultimately conclude that “all of us have a responsibility and an opportunity” to answer these questions. So listen in, take notes and hold on. There’s a lot at stake.