08 Feb '12, 9am

“Are you in or Are you out?” An annual question posed to volunteer coastal cleanup (ICCS…

Every year, I ask my coordinators in International Coastal Cleanup Singapore , “Are you in or are you out?” Most have been on the team for years, so I can’t assume their status has not changed every year. I also make it easy to drop out if the role is to challenging, so a Google Form does the job of conveying their status nicely. In the form, they indicate if they are able to do more, can execute the same job or have to take a break. If they don’t fill in the form, the assumption is they have to step away entirely from the programme. If they are unsure about what it takes, I have updated the 2012 calendar of events all ready for their perusal. And this blog post remind them of what it really means . So these coordinators (called ICCS Otters ) do critical work , and it’s difficult for me when they step down. So why am I so eager, it seems, to divest myself of them? Well, th...

Full article: http://otterman.wordpress.com/2012/02/08/are-you-in-or-ar...

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