Pick your cliche: The cheap comes out expensive. You get what you pay for. If something sounds too good to be true, it is.
Any one of those could apply to the idea of allowing members to volunteer to perform association work, which sounds like a great idea for cash-strapped associations but has hidden dangers. Here’s what you need to know to protect your association from the downside of allowing members to take on community projects so that the association can save a buck.