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This is How to Empower Your Volunteer Background Checks

This is How to Empower Your Volunteer Background Checks As a leader and advocate for volunteer involvement at your agency, you may feel conflicted about conducting volunteer background checks. After all, volunteers work for free, don’t they? Can we really expect this from them? What does it say about our level of trust? Nothing’s happened [...]

By |2019-11-20T02:25:05+00:00November 20th, 2019|Featured, Volunteer Management Progress Report|0 Comments

The Best Ways to Advocate for Volunteer Administration in Just 15 Minutes

The Best Ways to Advocate for Volunteer Administration in Just 15 Minutes Last week, I pointed to some pretty troubling trends in the field of volunteer administration. This week, I’d like to focus on what we can do about it. Each year the responses to our Volunteer Management Progress Report survey paint a grim picture [...]

By |2019-11-26T02:05:58+00:00November 12th, 2019|Volunteer Management Progress Report|0 Comments

Beware of These 6 Trends Lurking in Volunteer Programs

Beware of These 6 Trends Lurking in Your Volunteer Program Over the past four years, we’ve collected a significant amount of data on how business is conducted with the volunteer program. Over 5,000 leaders of volunteers in 18 countries have taken our annual Volunteer Management Progress Report survey and we’ve all learned so much about [...]

By |2019-11-26T02:05:54+00:00November 5th, 2019|Volunteer Management Progress Report|0 Comments

How to Show Volunteers are Priceless with an Impact Portfolio

How to Show Volunteers are Priceless with an Impact Portfolio Much as corporate shareholders seek positive growth in their financial portfolios, volunteers and donors want to see their investment in good causes reap rewards in the form of a social return on investment, or volunteer ROI. You know your volunteers are priceless. With an [...]

By |2019-09-04T10:26:06+00:00August 27th, 2019|Volunteer Impact|0 Comments

5 Smart Nonprofit Investments That Pay Off Big Time

5 Smart Nonprofit Investments That Pay Off Big Time If your organization is short on time or money, then making strategic nonprofit investments in your volunteer approach makes a lot of sense.   Successful volunteer engagement is all about choices in your management and leadership direction. After all, why waste time spinning your wheels on [...]

By |2019-09-03T08:56:42+00:00August 14th, 2019|Volunteer Impact|0 Comments

Promoting Resilience Through Citywide Volunteer Engagement Strategies

Promoting Resilience Through Citywide Volunteer Engagement Strategies Volunteer engagement is a powerful strategy to strengthen communities and increase civic resilience; however, it is rarely seen as a key solution to community issues.  Maybe it’s time to change that. What Keeps Communities Resilient? The Rockefeller Foundation, in partnership with Arup, developed The City Resilience Index based on [...]

By |2019-09-03T08:56:02+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Volunteer Impact|0 Comments