Volunteers play a critical role in making community associations vibrant and attractive places to live. Finding, motivating, directing, and maintaining volunteers’ interest, however, are challenging tasks. Communities can perfect their recruitment and retainment strategies with the following tips and tricks.
In a competitive job market, community associations and management companies must highlight their strengths and address organizational shortcomings to hire and retain top talent, says business speaker and author Peter Sheahan.
A management consultant by trade, Michael Kulich went above and beyond to help the Turtle Creek Homeowners Association in Orlando, Fla., deal with Hurricane Irma’s destruction.
When Michael Shucart took the helm as president of Leisure Town Home Association’s board more than five years ago, financial disarray and outdated amenities plagued the 1,150-home community in Vacaville, Calif. Now, the retired banker is credited with putting Leisure Town back on a path to success.
Great community association board members have the right attitude, embrace and prepare for the role, and know when it’s time to move on.