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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

8 Free Service Learning Resources for Better Internships

8 Free Service Learning Resources for Better Internships If you are ready to stop scrambling and start generating a consistent pipeline of support, service learning is the answer. Service learning programs, or internships as you may know them, are structured volunteer opportunities with an educational component. Volunteer organizations most often partner with colleges and universities, [...]

By |2020-02-18T15:45:04+00:00May 13th, 2019|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

How to Boost Volunteer Commitment Without All the Nagging

Boost Volunteer Commitment Without All the Nagging Lack of volunteer commitment and follow through was a common pain point we heard from respondents in our Volunteer Management Progress Report survey. For many, it feels like finding dependable volunteers is an uphill battle that’s getting worse. But, without committed volunteers showing up as planned, how can [...]

By |2019-04-30T19:40:33+00:00April 21st, 2019|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments