Resources for Togetherhood Committees
These resources are intended to help Togetherhood Committees plan and execute successful volunteer service projects that make a lasting impact on both volunteers and the communities they serve.
Step 1: Plan the Year of Service
Your committee will meet to get to know each other and plan four service projects for the year. The tools below will help you identify appropriate projects for Y members, taking into consideration the community’s needs, the Y’s cause and community assets that can be leveraged to address those needs.
1. Script to Recruit Togetherhood Committee Members
2. Togetherhood Committee Orientation Meeting Agenda
3. Committee Orientation Slides
4. Community Service Calendar
5. Four Projects Worksheet
6. Project Screening Tool
Step 2: Run Projects
Each Togetherhood project should be led by a member of your committee. The tools below are designed to help the project leader make sure Y members who volunteer have a rewarding and enjoyable service experience.
1. Safety Checklist
3. Project Promotions Guide
4. Register and Track Project Volunteers
5. Run Projects Checklist
6. Liability and Photo Release
7. Volunteer Sign-In Sheet
8. Storytelling Guide
9. Reflection Guide
Step 3: Report and Celebrate
You’ve completed a project – congratulations! Time to regroup and reflect on the experience. It’s also the project leader’s responsibility to report the results of the project using this reporting link. Your committee’s accomplishments will be recorded on the national Togetherhood map, where everyone can see the impact your Committee made in your community. This calls for a celebration! Use the tools below to recognize the accomplishments of your volunteers and generate even more excitement for your next project. You can also share your project successes on social media by using the hashtag #Togetherhood.