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Recruit Volunteers Online: Find Your Next 20 COVID Superheroes with Smarter Strategy  With the upswing in virtual volunteering and remote volunteer roles, many nonprofits are wondering how they can better recruit volunteers online.  The “build it and they will come” strategy just doesn’t seem to be working anymore.  We put up a webpage, post on some sites ... [...]

By |2021-08-19T15:09:16+00:00August 12th, 2021|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments

How to Recruit Volunteers by Speaking to the “Old Brain”

How to Recruit Volunteers by Speaking to the “Old Brain”  For years now, I’ve been fascinated with how to recruit volunteers by harnessing how we humans actually function. In other words, how we are motivated to make decisions and are persuaded to act.    I call it “working with human nature, not against it.”  And it [...]

By |2021-07-29T12:44:12+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments

5 Key Factors in Creating a Program That Will Attract Volunteers

5 Key Factors in Creating a Program That Will Attract Volunteers  You’ve probably tried multiple strategies to attract volunteers.   To maintain a steady pipeline of volunteer talent, we’ve also suggested a number of effective recruitment methods, improvements for your recruitment page, and ways to gain traction with your messaging.  And when you are [...]

By |2021-07-13T17:23:59+00:00June 8th, 2021|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments

Volunteering During COVID-19: 14 Ways Volunteers Can Help with Relief and Recovery

Volunteering During COVID-19: 14 Ways Volunteers Can Help with Relief and Recovery   The global pandemic has been persistently pulling at the social structures and everyday lives of citizens around the world. Volunteering during COVID-19 is just one of those social structures that has witnessed a downturn.   However, with the rollout of vaccines, there is hope [...]

By |2021-06-21T17:13:00+00:00May 27th, 2021|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments

How to Align Your Social Media Strategy with 6 Key Volunteer Motivations

  How to Align Your Social Media Strategy with 6 Key Volunteer Motivations  Using social media to recruit and retain the right people for your volunteer needs means understanding their individual volunteer motivation more effectively.   We’ve discussed the importance of nonprofits stepping up their outreach and marketing before. Here, we present some tactics you can put to work in [...]

By |2021-06-24T11:25:24+00:00March 11th, 2021|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments

How to Use Nonprofit Marketing to Craft a Reliable Supporter Pipeline

How to Use Nonprofit Marketing to Craft a Reliable Supporter Pipeline  (You may want to suggest this post to your Marketing Director!)  Your organization can leverage best practices in nonprofit marketing to consistently cultivate supporters and willing volunteers. We hope this information helps you create the kind of momentum needed to recruit and engage [...]

By |2021-06-24T11:25:43+00:00February 11th, 2021|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments

How to Recruit Volunteers Using Content Marketing 

How to Recruit Volunteers Using Content Marketing  How do we recruit volunteers in the best way for our nonprofit?  If you find yourself asking this question often, you’re not alone.  In our annual Volunteer Management Progress Report survey, volunteer recruitment is the top challenge noted by respondents for five years running.  Other barriers to success pale in [...]

By |2020-10-01T13:26:04+00:00September 24th, 2020|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments

Opinion: Is Now the Time to Push the Pause Button on the Recruitment of Volunteers?

Opinion: Is Now the Time to Push the Pause Button on the Recruitment of Volunteers?   The recruitment of volunteers appears to be a growing challenge for nonprofits in the current climate, as the COVID-19 pandemic wages on and the public is less willing to put themselves in harm's way.  We’re hearing from our VolunteerPro community members and training and consulting clients that it's getting harder [...]

By |2020-09-24T12:20:46+00:00September 17th, 2020|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments
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