If you followed the meteoric response to the Women’s March on Washington, you can’t help but admire this tremendous feat of community organizing, resulting in the largest march in US history. Nonprofits, activists, […]
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If you’re like most organizations, your most effective volunteer recruitment method is word-of-mouth referrals. However, that may only tell you half the story. Recommendations from friends, family and volunteer fans may be how people learn […]
Next month we’re partnering with Wild Apricot to offer a Free Expert Webinar: Converting Volunteers From Joiners to Stayers on the topic of volunteer onboarding. It’s open to anyone and is free. Also, after the […]
How do you, as a volunteer coordinator, connect with volunteers who share the same passion for your cause? And, how do you work in partnership with them to bring about change for the […]
Common volunteer management approaches reflect traditional views of human nature as egocentric, motivated by self-interest and the will to survive. New research, however, shows the opposite may be true.
Whether you are trying to recruit volunteers, raise money, or advocate for an increased budget there’s nothing quite like a captivating testimonial to build support. The only problem is that it’s hard to come up with factual stories “on demand” when you need them. That’s where storybanking comes in
It stands to reason that volunteers look to the web for information about new opportunities. But do our existing volunteer recruitment pages actually inspire visitors to join us?
In volunteer programs, we often attempt to institutionalize socialization by creating a single orientation event that’s meant to, among other things, shorten the time it takes to get volunteers acclimated. But, does this really work?