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Tobi Johnson

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Tobi helps nonprofit organizations improve performance and increase impact through the power of people.

How to Have Fun at Dinner Parties and Why CVA Certification Matters

How to Have Fun at Dinner Parties and Why CVA Certification Matters   By Guest Author: Faiza Venzant CVA, CVRM, General Manager, Volunteer Development, YMCA of Greater Toronto and Board Member, Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration  I love a dinner party. Meeting new people, yummy food, good music. I especially love the question that everyone (but me) asks [...]

By |2020-02-11T14:45:53+00:00February 11th, 2020|Featured, Volunteer Management Progress Report|0 Comments

Boost Volunteer Impact With Your Powerful Internal Network

Boost Volunteer Impact With Your Powerful Internal Network The primary responsibility of a manager is to develop influential partners and cultivate relationships that will help your team work better and be more productive. However, in the rush to check items off an overwhelming TO DO list, volunteer managers often resort to owning every task that [...]

By |2020-02-17T21:42:20+00:00February 4th, 2020|Volunteer Impact|0 Comments

Nonprofit Emergency Plans: What You Need to Know

Nonprofit Emergency Plans: What You Need to Know When the unexpected strikes, nonprofit emergency plans can prepare volunteer organizations and programs to respond appropriately. The complete and continued devastation caused by the wildfires in Australia, as well as other locales in recent years, has many of us asking — are we ready, even for what [...]

By |2020-01-30T16:31:03+00:00January 14th, 2020|Volunteer Management Progress Report|0 Comments

Are You Ready for Today’s Volunteer Needs? 

Are You Ready for Today's Volunteer Needs?  Lately, I’ve heard plenty of volunteer managers complain that there simply aren’t enough people out there volunteering or that the extensive training and commitment required by their program “scares people away.”    Sometimes it seems they’ve given up all hope that volunteerism is still a viable way to deliver [...]

By |2020-01-30T16:31:32+00:00January 7th, 2020|Volunteer Engagement|1 Comment

How to Motivate Volunteers & Get Buy-In for Outcomes Management

How to Motivate Volunteers & Get Buy-In for Outcomes Management When we think about how to motivate volunteers, we often first think of volunteer recognition activities. How can we reward volunteers for their dedicated service? What should we include in this year’s recognition luncheon? How can we get our co-workers to show their appreciation more [...]

By |2019-12-17T15:56:21+00:00December 10th, 2019|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

2 Powerful Ways to Make Change when Mobilizing Communities

2 Powerful Ways to Spark Change when Mobilizing Communities When things get stuck, and progress isn’t being made, mobilizing communities to bring about change can feel impossible. But, the fact is that current realities aren’t set in stone. They can – and DO – change over time. Consider a woman’s right to vote. It’s something [...]

By |2019-12-10T21:04:16+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Volunteer Management|0 Comments