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

Coronavirus & Volunteers: Your Guide for Managing Uncertainty

Coronavirus & Volunteers: Your Guide for Managing Uncertainty  The global COVID-19 virus outbreak has reached pandemic proportions and has been slowly, but persistently pulling at the social structures and everyday lives of citizens around the world. The Coronavirus is impacting volunteerism, too.   My first inkling something was up was when I was planning a speaking trip to [...]

By |2020-04-01T11:21:24+00:00March 16th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

The Top Volunteer Recruitment Challenges for Nonprofits

The Top Volunteer Recruitment Challenges for Nonprofits  Recently, we asked some of our audience members about their top volunteer recruitment challenges.    And, we learned so much. In the end, regardless of organization type or impact area, many volunteer organizations are struggling to connect with volunteer talent. In this case, it turns out these challenges are [...]

By |2020-04-01T11:20:54+00:00March 10th, 2020|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments

Community Service Projects: The Complete Guide for Nonprofits

Community Service Projects: The Complete Guide for Nonprofits  Court-ordered, school-based, scholarship required – it appears that mandatory community service projects are here to stay.  In this post, we’ll share what you need to do to smoothly integrate community service into your volunteer offerings (or, decide that it isn’t a fit for you).  But, before we [...]

By |2020-04-01T11:20:21+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments

Software for Volunteer Management: What We Want Now

Software for Volunteer Management: What We Want Now A few times a month, I get asked: “What’s the best software for volunteer management?”   My most common response is “It depends on your organization’s goals and needs for data management.”  And, then I refer folks to Chapter 6 of our free Essential Guide to Managing Volunteers at Your [...]

By |2020-03-02T21:32:09+00:00February 18th, 2020|Volunteer Management Progress Report|0 Comments

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 |2020-02-25T13:46:51+00:00February 11th, 2020|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