For National Volunteer Week (April 12-18, 2015), we’re celebrating big time!!! We’ve got a free volunteer on-boarding webinar planned with Wild Apricot on April 16. We’re also launching VolunteerPro, our new online learning and networking […]
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Thanks to everyone who responded to our “No Fluff, Just Helpful Stuff” survey and submitted their most pressing volunteer program challenges. As I read through the comments, I was impressed with the depth […]
Note: Don’t miss your chance to share your most pressing needs and challenges regarding volunteerism and your volunteer program — take our quick survey today! Do so by November 15 and be entered […]
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 […]
If mastery, autonomy and purpose are keys to motivation, there is no better way to motivate volunteers than through leadership programs that allow volunteers to experience all three. But, how can you inspire volunteers to lead and support them when you have no time and little money?
If you’re thinking about offering volunteer stipends, or allowing employees to volunteer, be sure you understand how labor laws might affect you. Here is a brief run down.
MP900387727In today’s wired world, volunteers can make significant contributions to an organization, even if they live tens, hundreds, or thousands of miles away. Working virtually volunteers can be just as effective (or as ineffective) as those working on site.
While it would be great if all volunteers were natural born leaders, had tons of time to give, and were willing to take on even the toughest tasks, it isn’t always the case. So, what can we do?