How Habitat for Humanity Builds Volunteer Relationships

For many years, nonprofit organizations were bolstered by the hard work of loyal, recurring volunteers. People would dedicate significant amounts of time to an organization, week in and week out, typically for a single cause. But experts have expressed that the long-term volunteer is disappearing at an alarming rate. Now the “episodic volunteer” has catapulted [...]

By |2017-05-02T14:41:15+00:00April 26th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

Best Practices in Volunteer Recruitment

A nonprofit’s operation often depends on the enthusiastic work of its volunteers. Whether the volunteers provide childcare, help with taxes, or sort in-kind donations, they are an integral part of many organizations. Volunteers don’t just contribute physically; they contribute monetarily as well. A Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund report found that people who volunteered in the [...]

By |2017-05-02T15:10:44+00:00April 19th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

Strengthening Communities: The “What” and “How” of Service Learning

Service learning has surged in popularity at high school and college campuses across the country. Sharon Shields of Vanderbilt University has boldly stated that service learning is “one of the most significant teaching methodologies [that is] gaining momentum on many campuses.” Before implementing your own program, instructors need to know two important things: what is [...]

By |2017-04-12T13:09:00+00:00April 11th, 2017|Campus Resources|0 Comments