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This is How to Create a Successful Volunteer Engagement Strategy

This is How to Create a Successful Volunteer Engagement Strategy I often get asked what a complete nonprofit volunteer engagement strategy looks like. What are the pieces? What's really necessary to get results? How should staffing be structured? How can we pull everything together into a cohesive whole everyone can understand? So, this week I [...]

By |2021-09-09T12:49:53+00:00September 9th, 2021|featured, Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

Your Exclusive Checklist for Strategic Volunteer Engagement Planning

Your Exclusive Checklist for Strategic Volunteer Engagement Planning  Many volunteer managers in the VolunteerPro Premium Membership community are struggling with how they can build strategic volunteer engagement that is better than ever before.   After more than a year of unrest in our communities due to COVID-19, social injustice, severe weather, etc., they come to realize [...]

By |2021-07-13T17:29:02+00:00June 30th, 2021|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

5 Ideas for Virtual Volunteer Appreciation Events

5 Ideas for Virtual Volunteer Appreciation Events  Who knew that last year when I wrote about how to move your volunteer appreciation event online, we’d still be discussing how to engage volunteers remotely a year later?!   But, here we are, on the heels of another National Volunteer Week and even though with the arrival of vaccines there are hopes [...]

By |2021-03-11T15:22:56+00:00March 4th, 2021|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

10 Year-End Volunteer Recognition Ideas

10 Year-End Volunteer Recognition Ideas Volunteer recognition is a crucial component to any thriving volunteer program, but fresh volunteer recognition ideas are sometimes hard to come by. Appreciating others for what they give freely is part of fulfilling the social contract, and certainly part of the spreading the holiday spirit. Acknowledging the contributions of [...]

By |2020-12-30T20:27:55+00:00December 17th, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

Your Team is Stressed. Gratitude Leadership Can Help!

Your Team is Stressed. Gratitude Leadership Can Help! Gratitude leadership is a way to help reduce the stress your team is experiencing. Here in the United States, the Thanksgiving holiday is hitting a little differently this year. Compared the what we’ve experienced so far in 2020, the normal holiday stress seems non-existent. As we [...]

By |2020-12-30T21:08:12+00:00November 25th, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

How to Make Volunteer Newsletters More Interesting

How to Make Volunteer Newsletters More Interesting During our weekly coaching call last Friday, I received a few questions about starting and maintaining volunteer email newsletters that are interesting to read. So, this week’s blog focuses on how to put together an engaging and sustainable email newsletter that volunteers can’t wait to open up [...]

By |2020-12-30T21:24:16+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

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
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