Creating a collaborative and welcoming team climate is one of the most important factors in building and sustaining a strong AFS Team.
Four Key steps to help create a collaborative team climate:
- Understand the motivation of your volunteers.
- Embrace diversity and inclusiveness
- Offer support and training
- Recognize and appreciation team members
Individual: Reflect on a time you felt welcomed by a group. What were the qualities that made you feel that way?
Team: Together with other team members review the checklist below to evaluate your team’s behaviors related to inclusion vs exclusion.