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How To Actually Shift Your Nonprofit’s Volunteer Culture

How To Actually Shift Your Nonprofit's Volunteer Culture You Can Keep Your Violins The calling to be a volunteer manager is quite abstract. This is mostly because Volunteer Management isn’t recognized as a professional career path, leaders of volunteers usually don’t control their own budget dollars, and the position is often seen as entry-level. The [...]

By |2019-06-06T13:50:39+00:00June 18th, 2019|Featured, Volunteer Management|0 Comments

3 Proven Models That Will Boost Your Volunteer Program + Freebie

3 Proven Volunteer Program Development Models There are a few different ways of looking at volunteer program development. Today we will look at three models: The Volunteer Lifecycle Levels of Volunteer Engagement Volunteers as Community Assets All perspectives may be valid depending on the management decisions you are trying to make, the problems you are [...]

By |2019-05-16T20:47:29+00:00June 11th, 2019|Featured, Volunteer Management|0 Comments

How To Accelerate True Change In Your Volunteer Program + Freebie

How To Accelerate True Change In Your Volunteer Program What's Your "Delta?" What’s your volunteer program “delta”?  No, not the alluvial deposits at the mouth of a river.   Rather, as you build a volunteer program strategic plan, what is the change you hope to bring about? Do you know? If you don’t know your [...]

By |2019-05-16T17:17:53+00:00June 4th, 2019|Featured, Volunteer Management|0 Comments

How to Develop Bold Volunteer Management Strategies + Freebie

How to Develop Bold Volunteer Management Strategies What is the very best your nonprofit can achieve in partnership with volunteers? Have you thought about volunteer management strategies lately? Or, when you dream of the future, do you stop yourself short? You’ll only be disappointed anyway, right? Wrong! To make big difference in the world, you [...]

By |2019-06-06T15:06:08+00:00May 28th, 2019|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

How to Unlock Volunteer Management Professional Development

How to Unlock Volunteer Management Professional Development Guest Post by: Alana Knoppow, MSW, Volunteer Program Manager, Hospice of Michigan and Arbor Hospice One of the Biggest Challenges for Leaders of Volunteers One of the biggest challenges we face as nonprofit professionals is volunteer management professional development. We know there are resources available to us that we can’t get [...]

By |2019-05-14T12:12:09+00:00May 7th, 2019|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

How to Skyrocket Your Team’s Success Using Volunteer Mentors

How to Skyrocket Your Team's Success Using Volunteer Mentors On our blog, we’ve shared some of the distinct advantages of volunteer teams; today, we want to expand on ways peer-to-peer volunteer mentors can expand your team’s skills and knowledge. Mentoring doesn’t just help volunteers, it can help staff save time by cultivating independent, thoughtful volunteer [...]

By |2019-05-13T19:39:28+00:00April 30th, 2019|Volunteer Training|0 Comments

All You Need to Know for Successful Volunteer Leadership Development

All You Need to Know for Successful Volunteer Leadership Development We’ve all heard the term natural-born leader­, but research suggests only one-third of leadership traits are genetic. This is good news for volunteer managers looking to harness volunteer passion to lead projects and move your nonprofit forward. While most leadership skills are learned gradually through [...]

By |2019-03-21T14:54:01+00:00March 21st, 2019|Volunteer Training|0 Comments