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Inclusive Volunteerism: What You Can Do Right Now to Be A Better Champion

Inclusive Volunteerism: What You Can Do Right Now to Be A Better Champion  As a leader, the work of promoting more inclusive volunteerism may feel like the right thing to do. It also might feel overwhelming and scary.    You might wonder if you are the right person to lead such an effort. You may distrust your organization’s [...]

By |2020-08-06T11:39:47+00:00August 6th, 2020|featured, Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Hidden Volunteerism Benefits That Help More than Just the Organization They Serve 

Hidden Volunteerism Benefits That Help More than Just the Organization They Serve   Most people who volunteer go into it because they want to help the communities they live in, not for the volunteerism benefits.   However, leaders of volunteers know that volunteering is a 2-way street, and the benefits are two-fold.   Volunteerism benefits don’t just [...]

By |2020-08-05T16:51:18+00:00July 30th, 2020|featured, Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Build your Confidence as a Volunteer Leader with a Leadership Traits Self-Assessment 

Build your Confidence as a Volunteer Leader with a Leadership Traits Self-Assessment  Working as a leader of volunteers requires a unique balance of knowledge, skills, and abilities; however, new volunteer leaders typically lack the confidence they need to oversee a successful volunteer program.   According to the CCVA’s core competencies, volunteer leaders are expected to act as leaders in [...]

By |2020-07-23T11:24:48+00:00July 16th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Your Guide to Creative Volunteer Appreciation

Your Guide to Creative Volunteer Appreciation  Volunteer Appreciation doesn’t have to be difficult; however, in our training community at VolunteerPro, we are constantly asked to share our insight on the best ways in which to show appreciation to volunteers.  How can you get a jump on showing volunteers appreciation, without spending lots of time and money? [...]

By |2020-07-16T14:03:23+00:00July 9th, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions: What to Include to Attract the Right Talent 

Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions: What to Include to Attract the Right Talent  Is your nonprofit hiring for your volunteer services department? With the myriad of tasks associated with a leader of volunteers’ role, crafting the perfect volunteer coordinator job description can be quite the challenge.   The Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration outlines seven core volunteer management competencies that their organization utilizes [...]

By |2020-07-09T11:20:04+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Charitable Giving & Volunteerism: An Eco-System for Greater Resilience

Charitable Giving & Volunteerism: An Eco-System for Greater Resilience  Last week, the 2020 Giving USA  report was released which offers up key statistics on charitable giving trends in the US.   Although, the data is from 2019 – which feels like a long time ago after the pandemic hit – it offers some hope as nonprofits look toward re-opening their [...]

By |2020-07-09T11:13:32+00:00June 25th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Re-opening Your Volunteer Opportunities: A List of Questions to Ask

Re-opening Your Volunteer Opportunities: A List of Questions to Ask  In today’s uncertain times, a strong supporter eco-system -- made up of both volunteers and donors -- and a healthy slate of volunteer opportunities will be essential to the future sustainability of nonprofits.   Now, more than ever, supporters will be crossing the thresholds between giving and [...]

By |2020-06-24T20:38:35+00:00June 18th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Building Bridges to Better Volunteer Diversity & Inclusion 

Building Bridges to Better Volunteer Diversity & Inclusion  This post was originally featured in the June 9 VolunteerPro Blog. As grassroots demonstrations continue throughout the world in support of black voices and lives, I hope you are inspired to look inward and seek to build greater volunteer diversity in your own organization.   While at first blush, this seems like a simple enough aim. [...]

By |2020-06-24T20:38:47+00:00June 11th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Nonprofit Leadership Best Practices: Advocating for Equity in Troubled Times

Nonprofit Leadership Best Practices: Advocating for Equity in Troubled Times  Given the current unrest and uncertainty of the moment, you may wonder which nonprofit leadership best practices make the most sense in the current context.  How should you show up as a nonprofit leader and professional right here and right now?    Should you sit back [...]

By |2020-06-24T20:39:22+00:00June 4th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments