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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 of under-resources and disheartened [...]

By |2019-11-11T15:51:06+00:00November 14th, 2019|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

5 No Good Mindsets That Block Nonprofit Talent Management

5 No Good Mindsets That Block Nonprofit Talent Management When you think of the term “nonprofit talent,” what comes to mind? Is it leadership, your executive director or CEO, your board? Is it your program directors, managers, or your front-line staff? Is it your human resources department? Do you include your volunteers? I would argue [...]

By |2019-10-31T11:22:33+00:00October 18th, 2019|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Volunteer Leadership: An Effective Model You Need to Know

Now, more than ever, volunteer administrators are called upon to strengthen their volunteer leadership skills. The ability to inspire and influence is critical to a volunteer coordinator's success on the job. Whether they work with volunteers, community partners, executive management, or colleagues, a coordinator must have skills in place that will inspire action. The typical [...]

By |2019-10-18T00:51:27+00:00October 15th, 2019|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

The Most Important Volunteer Management Best Practice

The Most Important Volunteer Management Best Practice As you look forward to planning the new year, which volunteer management best practices will you focus on? If you haven’t decided yet, now’s the time to start thinking ahead. If you’re like most nonprofit leaders, your scheduled is packed with tasks and competing priorities. You have limited [...]

By |2019-10-28T13:38:00+00:00September 26th, 2019|featured, Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Shared Leadership

Shared Leadership As I mentioned in a blog post last month, I’m delving into nonprofit leadership and I promised to share my thoughts with you.  Today, I’m pondering what skilled volunteers need from nonprofit leadership to be successful.  Volunteers Want More If today’s volunteers are anything, they’re pragmatic.  Just listen to those who were interviewed [...]

By |2019-10-31T16:39:57+00:00November 16th, 2011|Volunteer Management|0 Comments