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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Projects for Students & Nonprofits   At first glance, it may appear that service learning is not naive but now outdated – nice to have, but not at all possible given the current chaos surrounding back-to-school plans and safety dilemmas during the global COVD-19 pandemic.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

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 |2020-08-25T14:28:21+00:00August 6th, 2020|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 |2020-08-12T13:37:32+00:00July 30th, 2020|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
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