« on: August 07, 2013, 05:19:22 PM »
running leagues is such a chore. tracking money from week to week, ace fund money, money in and money out, depositing money, posting info after leagues, paper work paper work paper work. I tried it and it was something that i dreaded. folks get upset over small things, your the first one there and last to leave often etc. leagues are the KCFDC's lifeblood and getting and keeping folks in the position is difficult. it is a hard job to keep filled from year to year on certain courses. yes, we are a voluntary organization, but there needs to be an incentive to run league. this has been discussed before and so many folks trash any suggestions or thoughts of incentives. i think that it is becoming more obvious that this needs to be discussed with the board. you cant keep asking for folks to volunteer for trash pick up, volunteer for work days, volunteer for a 3/4 of a year league position, and expect high enthusiasm, strong turnout, and quality performances. at some point something has to give. if you want quality at your leagues, it has to be worth it for folks to give so much. so here are some suggestions and i do not care if get lambasted by all those remarks of why we give back.. the spirit of volunteerism, blah blah blah. I do not care to here folks replies of why we should not give back to those who give to the club.
1.all league runners get free entry into the KCWO
2.all league runners get free membership in KCFDC
3. all league runners get a nice KCFDC embroidered shirt that has their course name on it.
4. possibly work out a store discount for league runners (like the kcfdc $1 off at DGW)
Any one else have any suggestions on how to provide incentives to league directors that make the directors feel a little more appreciated and which in turn makes the position more desirable and highly sought after? If folks really want the position, you get better folks in the position. Plus, then folks may not want to lose the position, it is sought after, and it offers great incentives. We are a volunteer group and we should not pay in USD, but it is time to explore the league process and incentives.