Eventually, most Extension professionals will need to disengage a volunteer. The decision to disengage a volunteer should be a last resort. Disengagement is an admission that volunteer supervision has failed. Useful alternatives to and steps in avoiding volunteer disengagement are provided. A systematic approach for disengaging volunteers is presented.
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Culp, K., & Doyle, J. (2011). Disengaging a Volunteer: What to Do When Supervision Fails. The Journal of Extension, 49(5), Article 27. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.49.05.27