WARNER ROBINS — With an organization that employs only 120 people worldwide, the one million-plus volunteers for Little League arent only the backbone of the organization, but also its lifeblood.
Jen Colvin, the Little League Southeastern Region director, said theres no way the organization could host seasons and tournaments properly for the 2.7 million children who play baseball and softball without the volunteers.
We have to rely on our volunteers, she said. We cannot do it without them. We appreciate what they do for us.
Still, finding volunteers isnt that difficult a prospect, she said. Once people start volunteering, they never seem to stop.
People get hooked on it, she said. Little League is a like a disease that no one wants to go to the doctor for.
For the softball regional this past week,