The Volunteer Think Tank is created as a layer between AFS National Office and grassroots chapter volunteers. The purpose is to strengthen the hands of the National Office on one hand and to strengthen the hands of the volunteers on another. The Volunteer Think Tank is part of the problem-solving machinery of AFS India. The members act as mentors, advisors, and guides and they must keep their finger on the pulse of the chapter at all times.
The Second Volunteer Think Tank Meeting was held in Bengaluru on 7th & 8th Sep 2019 where 15 VTT members and 2 AFS staff participated. The discussions around AFS growth and measure towards growth were discussed. highlighted the target of increasing the AFS program sending numbers. The possible issues were identified and were discussed in detail amongst the participants. Various suggestions were brought up by the group itself. Importance of hosting language programs emphasized.