One-on-ones are an incredibly valuable aspect of your campaign’s organizing program. Getting to know your volunteers will not only increase their commitment, but it will also help you understand their strengths and skills, and how they can best support or even lead your team.

This guide will walk you through how to hold effective one-on-ones. We’ll go over how to ask someone to sit down with you, and then how to have a conversation that will help you determine someone’s passions, strengths, and role on your neighborhood team.

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