"Everyone seems to be going out for the same two reasons," he said, "too much work and you can't afford to hire help."
Unfortunately, I hadn't been authorized to hire outside help on this.
Many organizations use that money to hire paid help during the day, when it is most difficult to find volunteers.
And many women do not earn enough to take proper care of their children or hire outside help.
As time went on and we could afford to hire help, this dropped to ten hours a day.
They hired temporary additional help for the season, a few of whom were college boys, at $85 a week.
They hired help for some projects but did much of the work themselves, with assistance from their families.
Here I had a bigger role with a free hand to hire help and set up systems.
It is also during this period that companies typically are too cautious to hire new help.
"We are trying to hire clerical help at the office and it's very difficult," he said.