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

Where to Find Partners for Days of Service Projects

April is just around the corner, which means many nonprofits are planning days of service to celebrate National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, 2018, here in the US.  If you don’t already have partners in place, it’s not too late. Below is a guide t help you find and build alliances that will have legs long [...]

By | March 20th, 2018|Featured|0 Comments

How to Set the Stage for Greater Volunteer Leadership

As our organizations and work become increasingly complex, we are called upon to find new ways to inspire volunteer leadership. Volunteer leaders can no doubt take organizations to new levels, but only if they are given the space to do so. Social science research offers some insights into both the individual characteristics that promote successful [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways to Energize & Promote Volunteer Team Productivity

Whether you’re working with a volunteer-led advisory group, a task force, an event planning committee, or a governing board, it’s important that you ensure that volunteer teams are set for success. Investing in team capacity building now can help you not only offer opportunities to new leaders but also sustain the growth of your leadership [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Key Takeaways from the 2018 Volunteer Management Progress Report

  We’ve just released the 2018 Volunteer Management Progress Report. This "state-of-the-industry" report provides a rare glimpse into the world of volunteer management resource professionals who lead volunteers in a variety of settings. More than 1,200 leaders of volunteers across 12 different countries participated in the survey, which includes industry research on work, salary, and satisfaction. [...]

By | February 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Use Technology to Restore Trust in Nonprofits (+ Webinar Replay)

The world is experiencing a collapse of trust in all institutions that is spilling over into skepticism around causes and charities -- nonprofit technology may be a way to refill the nearly empty well. A Global Trust Crisis and Nonprofits Have Not Been Spared The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer report was released last month and offers [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 Volunteer Management Progress Report

We’re pleased to announce that our third annual Volunteer Management Progress Report survey is complete and the final report is ready for download.   A total of 1,271 volunteer administrators (paid & volunteer) participated from 12 countries (and one reporting the continent of Africa). The vast majority of respondents (74%) were headquartered in the US, [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is the True Meaning of MLK Day?

The Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is more than a welcome three-day weekend or time to shop for bargain towels and discounts on bedding. It’s about something more. It is a celebration of the human spirit and the power and promise of volunteerism and citizen engagement. Now, more than ever, it’s a time [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments