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Nonprofit Virtual Events: Your Guide to Inspired Gatherings  

Nonprofit Virtual Events: Your Guide to Inspired Gatherings   The sky really is the limit when it comes to coordinating nonprofit virtual events, and with all the options, it can be overwhelming. This blog post will help you quickly gain clarity on the options and best practices to hosting a phenomenal online event that keeps people [...]

By |2020-09-03T11:28:47+00:00August 27th, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

Online Service Learning: Projects for Students & Nonprofits

Online Service Learning: Projects for Students & Nonprofits   At first glance, it may appear that service learning is not naive but now outdated – nice to have, but not at all possible given the current chaos surrounding back-to-school plans and safety dilemmas during the global COVD-19 pandemic.  But, I’d argue that these opportunities are more [...]

By |2020-08-20T11:13:00+00:00August 13th, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

Your Guide to Creative Volunteer Appreciation

Your Guide to Creative Volunteer Appreciation  Volunteer Appreciation doesn’t have to be difficult; however, in our training community at VolunteerPro, we are constantly asked to share our insight on the best ways in which to show appreciation to volunteers.  How can you get a jump on showing volunteers appreciation, without spending lots of time and money? [...]

By |2020-07-16T14:03:23+00:00July 9th, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

Are Nonprofit Volunteers Enchanted with Their Experience?

Are Nonprofit Volunteers Enchanted with Their Experience?  When you think about the experience of nonprofit volunteers how would you rate it?    I mean if you were being truly honest about it.    How would you rate how supporters connect with your organization, get prepared to serve, and are treated when they show up?    Are they greeted [...]

By |2020-04-07T20:16:27+00:00February 27th, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

8 Volunteer Human Resources Tools Your Nonprofit Shouldn’t Live Without

8 Volunteer Human Resources Tools Your Nonprofit Shouldn’t Live Without Most people understand that you’ll get more done if everyone is rowing in the same direction, however, it’s amazing how many organizations neglect to provide the key volunteer human resources documents that can point the way.    In the end, to find success volunteer organizations should [...]

By |2020-02-19T17:05:57+00:00February 6th, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

Why You Need to Embrace Organizational Support for Volunteers

If you’ve been involved in volunteer management for any length of time, you’ve inevitably come across people who just don’t get it. They either view volunteers as widgets who can be automatically plugged in to shore up the organizational need du jour, or they think volunteers are too much hassle to be worth it. If the decision makers in your organization feel this way, you’re not likely to get the support you need.

By |2019-11-27T16:26:41+00:00November 27th, 2019|Volunteer Experience|2 Comments

How to Boost the Power of Your Volunteer Orientation Process

How to Boost the Power of Your Volunteer Orientation Process Most nonprofits use presentation-style training to deliver their volunteer orientations. Research shows, however, that presentations, by themselves, don’t teach behavior skills or promote critical thinking. It’s no wonder volunteers don’t always learn what they need to during the orientation process. Luckily, the effectiveness of presentations [...]

By |2019-11-26T14:08:53+00:00November 26th, 2019|Volunteer Experience|1 Comment

How to Design a Volunteer Training Program that Boosts Learning

How to Design a Volunteer Training Program that Boosts Learning When designing a volunteer training program, the biggest challenge is how to create a training process that doesn’t scare volunteers away. Often, the programs I work with have daunting amounts of information volunteers must learn in order to perform with confidence. Programs must be assured [...]

By |2019-11-26T17:30:16+00:00November 26th, 2019|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments