Top 7 White Lies You Have Told To Recruit Volunteers

Rex Bohn
Looking for some new recruits? Maybe you just need a new line.


1. Meeting Myth: “We keep our meetings short and sweet. You’ll be home in time for your show!”

2. Cleanup Con: “Cleaning up after 5th grade graduation took, like, half an hour at most last year.”

3. Tall Tale: “Don’t worry. I’m sure the directions for making a piñata with the kindergarten class are simple.”

4. Pickup Line: “Seriously, sitting in the dunk tank is really fun!”

5. Fantastic Story: “It’s true that we don’t have an officers’ handbook, but that gives you freedom to grow into the role in your own way.”

6. Wishful Thinking: “The principal will be no problem. She usually just rubber-stamps our plans for the year.”

7. Friendly Fib: “We love hearing from parent members! You can never give too much feedback.”

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