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Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators: Images of Volunteerism  

Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators: Images of Volunteerism   Are you on the hunt for perfect images of volunteerism for your organization’s marketing materials, social media campaigns, or website, but not sure where to start?   I’ve been there before!   When I inherited the volunteer program in my last position, one of my first tasks was to work with our marketing team [...]

By |2020-10-07T13:07:24+00:00September 29th, 2020|Volunteer Engagement|0 Comments

Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators: How to Build Resilience in Challenging Times

Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators: How to Build Resilience in Challenging Times   To say that 2020 has been a challenging year would be the understatement of the century. The past six months have been fraught with difficulties, challenges, and issues, ranging from anxiety due to the pandemic, stress due to juggling multiple priorities, concern about [...]

By |2020-09-01T12:03:02+00:00August 25th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Make these Volunteer Recruitment Methods Work for You 

Make these Volunteer Recruitment Methods Work for You  I recently asked members in our VolunteerPro Insiders Facebook group which of these is harder for people new to volunteer management: volunteer retention or volunteer recruitment? The results show a clear winner in volunteer retention; however, at VolunteerPro we are constantly suggesting new and innovative ways you can make the most common [...]

By |2020-08-06T11:59:40+00:00July 28th, 2020|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments

How to Set Up a Volunteer Handbook That Fosters Engagement

How to Set Up a Volunteer Handbook That Fosters Engagement  As nonprofits rely on volunteers more and more every day to perform in leadership roles, a volunteer handbook is needed to help guide them through the orientation process and to learn about the organization’s history and goals.  If you don’t offer this critical component in [...]

By |2020-07-28T13:44:48+00:00July 21st, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

3 Strategies to Follow for a Better Volunteer Onboarding Journey

3 Strategies to Follow for a Better Volunteer Onboarding Journey Commitment is a process, not a destination, so you can’t afford to leave your volunteer onboarding journey to chance!   To build an effective onboarding process, you should map and analyze your current volunteer onboarding and orientation practices and pinpoint areas that need attention.   In [...]

By |2020-07-21T11:45:41+00:00July 14th, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

Want to Up your Volunteer Management Game? These are the Volunteer Coordinator Skills You Should Focus On 

Want to Up your Volunteer Management Game? These are the Volunteer Coordinator Skills You Should Focus On  With the myriad of tasks associated with volunteer management, ensuring you cultivate the right volunteer coordinator skills can be quite the challenge.    The Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration outlines seven core volunteer management competencies that their organization utilizes as the basis for their certification [...]

By |2020-07-20T17:29:33+00:00July 7th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators: Online Volunteering and Virtual Team-building  

Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators: Online Volunteering and Virtual Team-building   Whether you like it or not, much of the world has been forced into remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That also means that you have likely pushed the pause button on in person volunteering and online volunteering has taken its place.   Unfortunately, [...]

By |2020-06-30T17:49:09+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators: Resources to Help You Manage Volunteers During the Coronavirus Pandemic  

Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators: Resources to Help You Manage Volunteers During the Coronavirus Pandemic   The global COVID-19 virus outbreak has reached pandemic proportions and has been persistently pulling at the social structures and everyday lives of citizens around the world. The coronavirus pandemic is impacting volunteerism, too.    VolunteerPro has been keeping it’s community members and the [...]

By |2020-06-02T12:58:01+00:00May 19th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments