PO Box 1122

Monterey, CA 93942

(831) 373-6628


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2018 Community Builders for Monterey County

*Community Builders for Monterey County logo by Laurie Bend, Page One Design*

We are a fiscally sponsored project of the Action Council of Monterey County

Practices To Enable Your Volunteers To Succeed

Foster collaboration by promoting cooperative goals and building trust.


Always say "we".


Increase interactions.


Focus on gains, not losses.


Making a list of alternative currencies.


Form planning and problem-solving partnerships. 


Conduct a collaboration audit.


Go first.


Strengthen people by giving power away, providing choice, developing competence assigning critical asks, offering visible support.


Increase the return on your square footage.


Enlarge people's sphere of influence.


Make sure delegated task are relevant.


Educate, educate, educate


Organize your own "great huddle".


Make connections; make heroes.