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How to Design Volunteer Training that Helps (Not Hurts) Learning

When designing volunteer training, my biggest challenge is how to create a program that doesn’t scare volunteers away. Often, the programs I work with have daunting amounts of information volunteers must learn in order to perform with confidence. Programs must be assured that volunteers know their role so that they can manage risk. Volunteers want [...]

By |2019-10-30T12:07:42+00:00August 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fostering an Investment Mindset in Our Volunteer Programs

In his recent Ted Talk, “The way we think about charity is dead wrong,” author and fundraiser Dan Pallotta raises some serious questions about our current mindset in the social sector. He argues that a discriminatory belief system about nonprofits stunts our growth and capacity. This also impact how we think about and resource our volunteer programs.

By |2019-10-30T15:56:45+00:00March 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|1 Comment