B-2. How to find local partner, the selection, and making agreement
How to find the local partner
a. Meetings and Seminars
Participating in conferences, meeting with special theme of Social, environment, education, social works, agriculture, youth, NPOs, etc can be good ways. Also, your organization can organize these kinds of meetings.
b. People to people
For most of organizations, people to people seems to be the most effective way. So, talk with others or showing your programs are good ways. To tell them effectively, making visual information of your organization, projects are very important.
c. Mass media
Mass media (TV, Radio, Newspaper, Magazine, etc) is also very good tool to inform about your organization to many people. NPO is getting famous and popular, and mass media is paying attention to NPO. You can write a article informing”We are looking for partner organization”
You can put the information of “We are looking for partner organization”
e. Past volunteers
It is good idea of involving past volunteers to find local partners. They might have different point of view and different human resources.
How to select the local partner
* Check the criteria of local partner. * National host organization should meet and talk with the local hosts before recruiting volunteers.
* Sending “Volunteers Request Form” and information of each other and ask them to write the aim and reason.
* Using the useful
How to make agreement with local partner
Some organizations make agreement with local partners by talking directly without any written agreement. Still written agreement is better in many reasons.