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

MLK Day: The Impact of Volunteering is Never Lost

President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, to Representative John Lewis of Georgia (February 2010) | Lawrence Jackson [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This post originally appeared in our weekly update [...]

By |2019-01-29T22:45:44+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Volunteer Impact|0 Comments

The Model for Leading Volunteers that Makes a Difference

This article was originally featured on TobiJohnson.com Now, more than ever, volunteer administrators are called upon to strengthen their model for leading volunteers and others. The ability to inspire and influence — whether it be volunteers, community partners, executive management, or co-workers — is at the very core of the job and critical to success. [...]

By |2019-01-22T15:42:27+00:00January 15th, 2019|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

How Will You Measure Volunteer Impact in 2019?

When you think of what your agency’s volunteers will achieve this year, have you decided how you will measure volunteer impact? You’re probably already tracking volunteer hours, and perhaps even using the Independent Sector’s Value of Volunteer Time to calculate the equivalent in wages that volunteers contribute. This is certainly a start, but this [...]

By |2019-02-19T12:51:11+00:00January 8th, 2019|Volunteer Impact|0 Comments

Tactic 5: One Simple Goal-Setting Strategy Busy Volunteer Managers Will Love

Over the past four weeks we’ve been sharing planning strategies and tools to help volunteer managers and volunteer coordinators get a jump start building their 2019 strategy. In this mini-series for leaders of volunteers, we’ve shared how to map out your roles for volunteers and how to get your co-workers onboard. We’ve talked about ways [...]

By |2019-02-19T15:54:40+00:00December 18th, 2018|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Tactic 3: 1 Really Big Way to Gain Respect for Volunteer Services

When seeking respect and understanding for the important role of volunteer services, it’s critical that you first are able to speak the language of the rest of your organization. What language is that?  What’s the overarching language of nonprofits and public sector organizations? The universal language of goals and objectives. Really?  Yep. Doesn’t sound sexy [...]

By |2019-03-20T20:11:37+00:00December 4th, 2018|Volunteer Management|0 Comments