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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

How to Survive the 2020 Nonprofit Recession

How to Survive the 2020 Nonprofit Recession  As national employment rates rise at an alarming rate due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic – and nonprofit workers find themselves furloughed or worse – it may be time to re-consider how we prepare for a possible nonprofit recession.  In case you’re wondering if unemployment is really all that bad. Rest assured. It is.    The US [...]

By |2020-06-11T13:47:22+00:00May 28th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Utilizing Fundraising Volunteers During Coronavirus 

Utilizing Fundraising Volunteers During Coronavirus  If your nonprofit is like the many I follow on social media, you may have had to rethink your fundraising campaigns for the foreseeable future. That means relying on your network of followers, and perhaps even volunteer fundraisers, to help you spread the word about your organization. It may also mean you [...]

By |2020-05-29T10:28:17+00:00May 21st, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

How to Become the Productive, Mindful Nonprofit Leader the World Needs Right Now

How to Become the Productive, Mindful Nonprofit Leader the World Needs Right Now  The world is a hectic place right now, and now more than ever, our communities need you be a nonprofit leader who knows how to maintain a sense of calm, even during times of uncertainty, all while maintaining personal productivity.   It’s no [...]

By |2020-05-29T10:27:02+00:00May 14th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments

Volunteer Ethics & Risk Management: Should You Bring Volunteers In?

Volunteer Ethics & Risk Management: Should You Bring Volunteers In?  Considering the current pandemic, volunteer ethics are top of mind for nonprofits currently working on the front lines or who are planning to phase in operations over the next months.  Those that rely heavily on a volunteer workforce are understandably nervous about the chance that volunteers would be [...]

By |2020-05-20T20:57:41+00:00May 7th, 2020|Volunteer Management|0 Comments