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020-How to Design Irresistible Online Volunteer Opportunities

August 24, 2022 Episode #020: How to Design Irresistible Online Volunteer Opportunities In this week’s podcast, Tobi takes a look at current trends for online volunteer opportunities and gives you 10 tips to make your job posts more effective, productive, and attractive to potential recruits.    [...]

Announcing: Our New Nonprofit Podcast!

Announcing: Our New Nonprofit Podcast! Wave goodbye to our Tobi Johnson and Associates blog and say hello to our new nonprofit podcast, Volunteer Nation! After literally years of planning (and procrastination), the my newest is finally ready for primetime. You may have already been listening to my Time + Talent Podcast with Jennifer Bennett [...]

Volunteer Matching: Finding the Right Role for Every Volunteer 

Volunteer Matching: Finding the Right Role for Every Volunteer  Most organizations don’t spend a lot of time and consideration on their volunteer matching.   Instead, they use a one-size fits all approach to assigning work to new recruits based on the organization's most pressing needs at the time.  While this may feel expedient, matching [...]

By |2022-03-10T22:47:34+00:00March 3rd, 2022|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments

Your Complete Guide to Word-of-Mouth for Superior Volunteer Recruitment 

Your Complete Guide to Word-of-Mouth for Superior Volunteer Recruitment  When I start working with Volunteer Recruitment Accelerator clients, I always ask about their current volunteer recruitment strategies and what’s working now.  When developing a new strategy, it’s important to not throw the baby out with the bath water.  And it’s smart to double down [...]

By |2022-02-25T22:53:24+00:00February 17th, 2022|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments

Volunteer Recruitment Strategies That Work

Volunteer Recruitment Strategies That Work: Behind the Scenes of Our New Coaching Program   When it comes to volunteer recruitment strategies, many nonprofits spin their wheels to find a solution that actually works.  In fact, year after year, volunteer recruitment is noted as one of the top three challenges for volunteer-involving organizations in our annual industry survey.  [...]

By |2022-01-13T17:11:34+00:00January 6th, 2022|Volunteer Recruitment|0 Comments

Recruit Volunteers Online + Free Training

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
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