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What is a Volunteer? The Difference Between Supporters & Employees

What is a Volunteer? The Difference Between Supporters & Employees  As nonprofits and other volunteer-involving organization build back from COVID, they are seeking new ways to involve volunteers and are also asking, “what is a volunteer?”   Because there has been so much shuffling of staff under duress, it’s become more difficult to differentiate between paid [...]

By |2023-02-08T16:17:08-05:00February 24th, 2022|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Where Should the Volunteer Services Department Live on Your Org Chart?

Where Should the Volunteer Services Department Live on Your Org Chart?  Not getting results with your volunteer strategy? It might be that your volunteer services department is in the wrong place.  Recently, I was speaking with one of our VolunteerPro community members about some of the challenges she was facing getting traction inside her [...]

By |2023-02-08T16:17:09-05:00February 10th, 2022|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Coordinating Volunteers in a Crisis: How to Stay Grounded & Keep Your Sanity 

Coordinating Volunteers in a Crisis: How to Stay Grounded & Keep Your Sanity  With the recent surges in COVID, for many it still feels like we’re coordinating volunteers in a crisis. And, after two years of constant stress, it can begin to wear on a person.  If you are feeling fatigued, worn out, or [...]

By |2023-02-08T16:17:10-05:00February 3rd, 2022|Volunteer Management|Comments Off on Coordinating Volunteers in a Crisis: How to Stay Grounded & Keep Your Sanity 

4 Ways to Beat Nonprofit Burnout: For Superheroes & Leaders of Volunteers

4 Ways to Beat Nonprofit Burnout: For Superheroes & Leaders of Volunteers  The potential for nonprofit burnout in staff and volunteers is a hot topic lately.  And for good reason.  It's been a stressful two years on many fronts. It's no wonder people are struggling with how to manage it all. We’ve been talking a [...]

By |2023-02-08T16:17:10-05:00January 20th, 2022|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

9 Nonprofit Leadership Lessons from Women’s Soccer

9 Nonprofit Leadership Lessons I Learned From Women's Soccer  With over 25 years in the trenches, I've learned that nonprofit leadership isn't easy. You are often required to navigate the complex and competing needs of multiple stakeholders. Budgets are tight and you are constantly asked to "do more with less." Your technology tools aren't [...]

By |2023-08-14T07:56:01-04:00January 13th, 2022|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Coordinating Volunteers in 2022: Five Smart Choices for Unlimited Growth 

Coordinating Volunteers in 2022: Five Smart Choices for Unlimited Growth  Coordinating volunteers in 2022 - what's changed? Where should you focus your energy for the best results? What should you stop doing? What should you keep doing?  In this post, I share my top predictions and strategies that make the most sense for volunteer coordinators in [...]

By |2023-02-08T16:17:12-05:00December 30th, 2021|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Our 7 Top Volunteer Management Trends for 2022  

Our 7 Top Volunteer Management Trends for 2022   Wondering which volunteer management trends you need to prepare for in 2022?  We’ve got you covered!  Each year, we review what we see as the top trends to help nonprofits and volunteer-driven organizations make decisions about their strategy and how to deploy resources most effectively.  Through [...]

By |2023-02-08T16:17:12-05:00December 23rd, 2021|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

How to Build a Volunteer Program Continuous Improvement Process

How to Build a Volunteer Program Continuous Improvement Process   It’s no secret that volunteer services departments suffer from an often stunning lack of adequate resources, but by practicing volunteer program continuous improvement you can begin to generate the respect and resources necessary for success. Our Volunteer Management Progress Report survey found that about one-third (31%) [...]

By |2023-02-08T16:17:13-05:00December 9th, 2021|Volunteer Management|0 Comments
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