Episode 241: Problematic Volunteers

It’s not you, it’s me…But it could also be you.

In Episode 241 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss the, sometimes painful, task of navigating problematic volunteers. Here’s Pavel with today’s question: 

What advice do you have for dealing with volunteers that continually make mistakes? How much grace should you show them before letting them go? 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Options to navigate challenging situations with volunteers.
  • How a tough situation with a problematic volunteer can lead to a coaching opportunity. 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “When you care for someone enough to confront them, that’s where coaching is vital, and you can experience the greatest opportunities for your growth and the growth of your volunteer.”–@ToddAdkins
  • “If you can’t lead yourself well, you can’t lead others well.”@danielsangi
  • “9/10 times if you are frustrated with a volunteer, they are probably frustrated with you, too.”@danielsangi

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