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How to Write Volunteer Surveys for Big Impact

How to Write Volunteer Surveys for Big Impact If you’re like most nonprofits, you probably send out annual volunteer surveys to gauge satisfaction. You may get a small number of responses, but not every volunteer participates and you may wonder what you’re missing. You may be able to report to leadership how satisfied volunteers are, [...]

By |2018-09-18T20:14:34+00:00September 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

September Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators

September Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators Welcome to September, volunteer coordinators! Fresh starts abound as the air cools down (maybe?) and kids head back to school. For many of us, volunteer recruitment shifts into a new gear as families move back into familiar routines. For others, our eyes are already focused on the end [...]

By |2018-09-11T20:59:59+00:00September 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Delegation to a Strong Volunteer Team

Delegating to a Strong Volunteer Team Delegation is one of the beautiful, but potentially challenging aspects of building a strong volunteer team. As a leader with a trained and stable group of volunteers, your job as the volunteer manager can evolve to entrusting roles to your volunteers versus doing everything yourself. The challenge is in [...]

By |2018-09-04T16:11:06+00:00August 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Put Down the Trophy: Simple, Heartfelt Volunteer Appreciation

Put Down the Trophy: Simple, Heartfelt Volunteer Appreciation Whenever volunteer managers are gathered together, there are a few topics you can count on coming up in the conversation. Keeping a healthy recruitment pipeline. Getting or keeping team buy-in. Making time to do it all. Finding creative ways to show volunteer appreciation. The [...]

By |2018-09-04T16:10:06+00:00August 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Volunteer Teams: Defining Roles to Demonstrate Impact

Volunteer teams, like all things related to leadership, require thoughtful planning and strategy. They require deliberate actions that, when you’re first starting your team, may feel awkward or forced. Though we often think of leadership as an inherited quality, it’s more often the sum of many learned skills. In volunteer management, volunteer teams are not [...]

By |2018-08-17T16:03:20+00:00August 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

July Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators

July is winding down and for many here in the U.S., it's time to start thinking about kids going back to school. So what better time for volunteer coordinators to be thinking about engaging with youth volunteers? For some organizations and volunteer coordinators, engaging with younger volunteers can be a challenge. Just like any group, [...]

By |2018-08-17T16:04:00+00:00July 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments