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Use a Volunteer Manager Interview Guide to More Easily Hire the Best Leadership Candidate

Use a Volunteer Manager Interview Guide to Easily Hire the Best Leadership Candidate Is your nonprofit hiring for your volunteer services department? If you develop a volunteer manager interview guide, you’ll have a process for the way in which you conduct your interviews and identify quality candidates, With the myriad of tasks [...]

By |2021-06-16T17:04:25+00:00June 16th, 2021|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Volunteers and the Law: Legal Considerations for Your Nonprofit

Volunteers and the Law: Legal Considerations for Your Nonprofit Many organizations are either unclear or unaware of how volunteers and the law intersect. This post walks you through all of the details.   One caveat, though. While this post offers up general guidelines and source references, it is not intended to be legal advice.  When creating or updating policies that concern volunteers and [...]

By |2021-06-04T18:00:00+00:00June 2nd, 2021|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Fun Volunteer Teambuilding Activities That Will Keep Your Remote Team Engaged

Fun Volunteer Teambuilding Activities That Will Keep Your Remote Team Engaged Many hands make light work, and multi-talented volunteers, working in independent teams, are simply unstoppable.   But how do you make it all work so that you’re not stuck leading? How do you delegate essential tasks to teams and trust that things will get [...]

By |2021-05-12T17:23:32+00:00May 6th, 2021|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

3 Simple Strategies to Reduce Your Nonprofit’s Volunteer Turnover

3 Simple Strategies to Reduce Your Nonprofit’s Volunteer Turnover   Are you wondering how to build a better volunteer onboarding and retention strategy that will reduce your volunteer turnover rate?   Well, you are not alone!   We just had over 1,400 volunteer leaders attend a training with us on this very topic.   Did [...]

By |2021-04-30T15:41:55+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Prep for Post-COVID With This Step-by-Step Volunteer Program Evaluation

Prep for Post-COVID With This Step-by-Step Volunteer Program Evaluation  It seems that the past year has been full of pivots, with nonprofits and nonprofit staff continually reacting to the threat of COVID-19.   And, if you are like many of the other organizations out there, you’ve likely had to significantly reduce [...]

By |2021-04-30T15:38:20+00:00April 8th, 2021|featured, Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Addressing Issues of Equity in Volunteerism: Where to Look & What to Do

Addressing Issues of Equity in Volunteerism: Where to Look & What to Do  Every year, the results of our Volunteer Management Progress Report survey reveal a troubling trend: lack of diversity among those who work in our sector which, we fear, may also result in issues of equity in volunteerism as a whole.  Year over year, respondents [...]

By |2021-03-25T15:59:03+00:00March 25th, 2021|featured, Volunteer Management|0 Comments

On Modeling Powerful Resilience for Yourself and in Leading Volunteers

On Modeling Powerful Resilience for Yourself and in Leading Volunteers  When leading volunteers, among the many skills you'll find helpful, a good measure of resilience is important. We know, as leaders in this world, that we need to be there for other people. One thing we should recognize is that we also need to be [...]

By |2021-02-25T21:44:37+00:00February 25th, 2021|featured, Volunteer Management|0 Comments

How Cultivating Professional Boundaries for Volunteer Managers Can Help Banish Burnout 

How Cultivating Professional Boundaries for Volunteer Managers Can Help Banish Burnout  Volunteer managers are in the helping profession and sometimes their passion to make the world be a better place can hurt more than help, especially when they don’t take steps to maintain proper professional boundaries. When leaders of volunteers allow their work to [...]

By |2021-02-25T18:31:45+00:00February 18th, 2021|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

How to Make Smarter Investments in Nonprofit Training for Employees

How to Make Smarter Investments in Nonprofit Training for Employees  We field over hundreds of inquiries a year about nonprofit training options. Often the person who contacts us isn't quite clear on what they want, or better yet, what they really need.   To help, we’ve put together this post chock full of advice on how to make the most of your nonprofit or [...]

By |2021-02-11T21:13:05+00:00February 4th, 2021|Volunteer Management|0 Comments
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