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Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators: How to Move Your Volunteer Appreciation Week Event Online 

Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators: How to Move Your Volunteer Appreciation Week Event Online  Every minute of every day it seems there is new information about the coronavirus pandemic and how it effects our daily lives.   It is to a point in our world where no matter where you are, people are second guessing hosting large [...]

By |2020-04-01T12:35:00+00:00March 31st, 2020|Featured, Volunteer Appreciation|0 Comments

Are You Ready for Today’s Volunteer Needs? 

Are You Ready for Today's Volunteer Needs?  Lately, I’ve heard plenty of volunteer managers complain that there simply aren’t enough people out there volunteering or that the extensive training and commitment required by their program “scares people away.”    Sometimes it seems they’ve given up all hope that volunteerism is still a viable way to deliver [...]

By |2020-03-25T12:33:33+00:00January 7th, 2020|Volunteer Engagement|2 Comments

Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators: How to Use Facebook Groups for Nonprofits

Pro Roundup for Volunteer Coordinators: How to Use Facebook Groups for Nonprofits If you want to create an online space where your organization’s volunteers, supporters, staff, and/or the general community can visit to engage with your work, it’s time to consider starting a Facebook group for your nonprofit. A Facebook group is separate from your [...]

By |2020-01-07T15:00:43+00:00December 24th, 2019|Volunteer Engagement|0 Comments

How To Use Volunteer Surveys to Support Winning Grant Proposals

How To Use Volunteer Surveys to Support Winning Grant Proposals Sure, the volunteer survey is great for gathering volunteer feedback. But, did you know, surveys can also help you show demonstrable proof of progress to current and potential donors and funders, making your nonprofit a trusted beneficiary of funding? Funders love impact and want [...]

By |2020-02-20T21:12:18+00:00August 7th, 2019|Volunteer Engagement|0 Comments

How to Manage Your Volunteer Turnover Tsunami

Managing the Volunteer Turnover Tsunami  The cover of this month’s Talent Development, the flagship magazine of the global Association for Talent Development (ATD), is emblazoned with the title “Manage the Resignation Tsunami.” This immediately brings to mind current issues around volunteer retention and what might be done to reduce turnover.   It may surprise some [...]

By |2020-02-20T21:29:11+00:00July 30th, 2019|Volunteer Engagement|0 Comments

6 Emerging Volunteerism Research Insights for 2019

6 Emerging Volunteerism Research Insights for 2019 Current volunteerism research data is hard to come by. The NCVO’s UK-based Time Well Spent study and the Corporation for National and Community Service’s US-based Volunteering in America report are notable recent examples of data specifically about the volunteer experience. Verified Volunteers has also contributed to this body [...]

By |2019-06-06T15:05:57+00:00May 21st, 2019|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments