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

6 Emerging Volunteerism Research Insights for 2019

6 Emerging Volunteerism Research Insights for 2019 Current volunteerism research data is hard to come by. The NCVO’s UK-based Time Well Spent study and the Corporation for National and Community Service’s US-based Volunteering in America report are notable recent examples of data specifically about the volunteer experience. Verified Volunteers has also contributed to this body [...]

By |2019-05-15T17:58:20+00:00May 21st, 2019|Featured, Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

8 Free Service Learning Resources for Better Internships

8 Free Service Learning Resources for Better Internships If you are ready to stop scrambling and start generating a consistent pipeline of support, service learning is the answer. Service learning programs, or internships as you may know them, are structured volunteer opportunities with an educational component. Volunteer organizations most often partner with colleges and universities, [...]

By |2019-05-14T12:30:04+00:00May 13th, 2019|Featured, Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

How to Unlock Volunteer Management Professional Development

How to Unlock Volunteer Management Professional Development Guest Post by: Alana Knoppow, MSW, Volunteer Program Manager, Hospice of Michigan and Arbor Hospice One of the Biggest Challenges for Leaders of Volunteers One of the biggest challenges we face as nonprofit professionals is volunteer management professional development. We know there are resources available to us that we can’t get [...]

By |2019-05-14T12:12:09+00:00May 7th, 2019|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

How to Skyrocket Your Team’s Success Using Volunteer Mentors

How to Skyrocket Your Team's Success Using Volunteer Mentors On our blog, we’ve shared some of the distinct advantages of volunteer teams; today, we want to expand on ways peer-to-peer volunteer mentors can expand your team’s skills and knowledge. Mentoring doesn’t just help volunteers, it can help staff save time by cultivating independent, thoughtful volunteer [...]

By |2019-05-13T19:39:28+00:00April 30th, 2019|Volunteer Training|0 Comments

How to Boost Volunteer Commitment Without All the Nagging

Boost Volunteer Commitment Without All the Nagging Lack of volunteer commitment and follow through was a common pain point we heard from respondents in our Volunteer Management Progress Report survey. For many, it feels like finding dependable volunteers is an uphill battle that’s getting worse. But, without committed volunteers showing up as planned, how can [...]

By |2019-04-30T19:40:33+00:00April 21st, 2019|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

How to Recruit Volunteers by Appealing to the Emotions

How to Recruit Volunteers by Appealing to the Emotions Now, more than ever, our messages occupy a crowded landscape, and recruitment of volunteers is more difficult. Even if your volunteer/potential volunteer has opted into your communication, you’ll still be competing with all the other information they are interested in receiving via email, text, social, direct [...]

By |2019-03-28T12:58:50+00:00March 28th, 2019|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments