Tobi’s Bio

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Tobi Johnson is the President of Tobi Johnson & Associates, a volunteer management consulting firm whose mission is to help nonprofits connect with remarkable volunteers who share a common vision for a better world.

In the spring of 2015, Tobi also launched VolunteerPro, an online networking and learning community for leaders of volunteers. Member benefits include monthly webinars, live chats, a community forum, and access to a robust library of volunteer management tools.

volpro highresTobi has over 25 years direct experience in the nonprofit sector and is a nationally recognized expert and thought leader in the field of volunteer engagement. In 2014, she chaired the Certified in Volunteer Administration (CVA) credential Job Analysis Task Force, charged with updating the competency framework for this respected professional designation. In addition, Tobi is a Member of the Pracademics Section of the Association for Research in Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA).

Tobi is also a primary contributor to Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights for Transforming Volunteer Programs in a Changing World, published by Wiley & Sons in May 2015. She also shares insights and evidence-based strategies to attract, inspire and mobilize top volunteer talent through Tobi’s Volunteer Management Blog and through her online professional development community for leaders of volunteers.

A native of the Pacific Northwest, Tobi is a graduate of the University of Washington and has a Masters degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She now lives in East Tennessee with her husband and feline office assistant, Bailey.

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Volunteer Engagement 2.0
Released May 2015

Volunteer Engagement 2.0

CHAPTER 1: Big Shifts That Will Change Volunteerism for the Better

“This chapter is intended to inspire deeper thinking about the current and future contexts of volunteer engagement and community involvement. By examining and capitalizing on new trends and recent discoveries across a wide range of disciplines, we can collectively revamp and refresh the field of volunteerism for the better.” — Tobi Johnson

Read how four key trends are impacting volunteer administration and some ideas for action.

  • New Insights from Brain Science
  • Demographic and Generational Changes
  • Technological Advances
  • Workplace Shifts

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