Twas the Night Before the Holidays

a festive post for all the lovely volunteer managers out there. Hope you have chance to recharge your batteries over the Christmas period everyone. Seasons greetings 🙂

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Grab a cup of hot cocoa and please allow me to read my wish for your holiday season:

T’was the Night Before the Holidays:

‘T’was the night before the holidays, when all thro’ the organization
Not a marketer was stirring, not even administration;
The recruitment ads were out in the media with care,
In hopes that new volunteers soon would be there;
Staff members were nestled all snug in their beds,
While worries of slim budgets danc’d in my head.

 And I at my keyboard, pulled up the volunteer requests,                

“Eight volunteers for tomorrow? Oh gosh, now I’m stressed.”
When out in the parking lot there arose such a clatter,
I sprang from my cubicle to see what was the matter.
To the window I flew over piles of work,
Tore open the miniblinds, and moved the whiteboard with a jerk.
The…

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