How to Coordinate Volunteers in Times of Crisis

Does your organization have a plan in place for how to coordinate volunteers in times of crisis or natural disaster? A 2011 report published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), called A Whole Community Approach to Emergency Management: Principles, Themes, and Pathways for Action acknowledges that catastrophic disasters are occurring more frequently in America. [...]

By | December 31st, 2013|Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

Volunteer Recruitment Best Practices on the Internet

Establishing a set of volunteer recruitment best practices should accomplish more for your organization than attracting new volunteers. A successful volunteer recruitment strategy will also strengthen your organization’s image in your community, create awareness about your mission, and showcase your achievements. In today’s technology driven culture, crafting a set of volunteer recruitment best practices customized [...]

By | December 9th, 2013|Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

Four Steps to Setting Up A Volunteer Program

Step One of Setting Up a Volunteer Program: Create a Mission Statement The first step of setting a volunteer program involves crafting a compelling mission statement. To attract the people who are going to make your movement happen, you first must capture hearts and minds. Draft a clear mission statement that eloquently expresses your vision [...]

By | December 2nd, 2013|Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments