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Civic Participation & the Right to Vote: Brought to You by Volunteers. Worth Defending. 

Civic Participation & the Right to Vote: Brought to You by Volunteers. Worth Defending.  When most volunteer organizations that are not involved in politics or policy think of civic participation, they often view it as something entirely separate from volunteerism.  They often see it as something that is a result, rather than an action, of community organizing [...]

By |2020-10-08T15:23:03+00:00October 8th, 2020|featured, Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Volunteer Management Tips: Mindset Matters

Volunteer Management Tips: Mindset Matters Want to develop your best volunteer program ever? Don't search the dark corners of the internet for random volunteer management tips! One the most important of all volunteer management skills is your mindset. And, no matter how many volunteer management tips and techniques you gather, without the right mindset you [...]

By |2020-10-08T14:59:27+00:00October 1st, 2020|Volunteer Management|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

Supervising Volunteers: Using Transformational Talent Management to Take Your Organization Further

Supervising Volunteers: Using Transformational Talent Management to Take Your Organization Further The challenge of supervising volunteers effectively is often noted as a key concern for volunteer organizations.  We see it pop up in our annual Volunteer Management Progress Report state-of-the-industry survey and mentioned by our training participants.  The fact is folks are not having fun.  The ability to lead an unpaid [...]

By |2020-09-17T11:47:32+00:00September 10th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Online Volunteer Management Training: What We’ve Done to Pivot During COVID-19 

Online Volunteer Management Training: What We’ve Done to Pivot During COVID-19  Since the formation of the digital side of our business, VolunteerPro, we’ve been presenting online volunteer management training in the form of individual live webinars, on-demand courses, a membership community portal, and a series of online events.  And, we’ve learned a lot over the years -- what [...]

By |2020-09-16T15:14:51+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Nonprofit Virtual Events: Your Guide to Inspired Gatherings  

Nonprofit Virtual Events: Your Guide to Inspired Gatherings   The sky really is the limit when it comes to coordinating nonprofit virtual events, and with all the options, it can be overwhelming. This blog post will help you quickly gain clarity on the options and best practices to hosting a phenomenal online event that keeps people [...]

By |2020-09-03T11:28:47+00:00August 27th, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments

Coordinating Volunteers: Two Free Trainings to Inspire Transformation 

Coordinating Volunteers: Two Free Trainings to Inspire Transformation  Last spring, in response to COVID-19, we started offering regular Facebook Lives to help those who were coordinating volunteers in this time of uncertainty.  We focused on both mindset work as well as tactical skills to help leaders of volunteers coordinate volunteers more effectively and with less stress.  Mindset is a [...]

By |2020-09-03T11:28:20+00:00August 20th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Online Service Learning: Projects for Students & Nonprofits

Online Service Learning: Projects for Students & Nonprofits   At first glance, it may appear that service learning is not naive but now outdated – nice to have, but not at all possible given the current chaos surrounding back-to-school plans and safety dilemmas during the global COVD-19 pandemic.  But, I’d argue that these opportunities are more [...]

By |2020-08-20T11:13:00+00:00August 13th, 2020|Volunteer Experience|0 Comments