Toolkit - Volunteers

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Recruiting and maintaining active membership is a key issue for Community Drug Action Teams. It may be one of the most challenging aspects of keeping your CDAT running.

As a CDAT volunteer yourself, you understand that committing the time and energy is worth it – but how do you find others?

This toolkit is intended to help you with recruiting CDAT members, justifying your own CDAT involvement to managers and colleagues, and working with event-specific volunteers for a big project you might be planning.

Volunteering: Why people do it

Finding members: Your recruitment message

Finding members: Reach strategies

Demonstrating CDAT value: How prevention helps

Many hands: When a project needs more volunteers