A Rugby Life

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  1. Your club can only stay alive and indeed grow if you have a good team of volunteers who each got relevant skills and, indeed, a positive attitude
  2. Clubs which are run by the same people year after year tend to stagnate due to lack of new thinking and passion
  3. If you only look for volunteers the same places you always have done you will, of course, not get new people and thinking coming into your club
  4. You must have a plan in place for recruiting, retaining and rewarding volunteers…it doesn’t happen by itself
  5. Clubs that are ‘drifting’ without any direction find it much more difficult to attract and retain volunteers, because no one really knows what they are supposed to be doing
  6. Good volunteers do not want to become involved with internal club politics…they just want to get in with their specific role within the club
  7. People volunteer because they…

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