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How can I graciously get out of being a volunteer?

I've been the treasurer of the swim club for about 6 years now and I'm ready to pass it on to someone else. How do I bring it up in a nice way when everyone just assumes I'll continue doing it?

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ceallaigh

Asked by ceallaigh at 3:45 PM on Sep. 8, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • just be up front about it...
    offer to train someone else to do it
    elizabiza

    Answer by elizabiza at 3:46 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • Tell the other officers now so they can take action.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 3:47 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • Is it an elected position?? I would explain that you have other things you wish to commit your time to
    Mommy2Gabrielle

    Answer by Mommy2Gabrielle at 4:26 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • Honesty goes a long way. People are usually understanding if you are just honest with them.
    wellnessgirl

    Answer by wellnessgirl at 3:19 PM on Sep. 11, 2010

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