Need a Paying Job? Volunteer!

You may be a high school or college student, a recent graduate, or someone changing careers, but the lesson remains the same: Volunteering makes you a stronger job candidate if you’re currently unemployed. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is a government agency that promotes volunteerism. In 2013, it released a study that quantifies the [...]

By |2017-02-13T15:34:08-05:00January 26th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Resources for Volunteers|0 Comments

How the Benefits of Volunteering Can Attract Recruits

Talking about the many benefits of volunteering can be part of a powerful volunteer recruitment strategy. Compelling research suggests that volunteerism improves health, enhances quality of life and builds valuable career skills. Get this information out to potential volunteer recruits, as well as your current volunteers. Knowing the facts on the benefits of volunteering may [...]

By |2017-03-21T09:46:02-05:00February 10th, 2014|Nonprofit Resources, Resources for Volunteers|Comments Off on How the Benefits of Volunteering Can Attract Recruits

Types of Volunteering

Types of Volunteering National Data On Types of Volunteering Needed By Community Service Agencies What types of volunteering needs are most critical for your organization? Data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals the top four types of volunteering positions that were filled in 2011: 1. Fundraising 2. Collecting, distributing, cooking or serving food 3. [...]

By |2017-03-21T10:15:32-05:00November 21st, 2013|Nonprofit Resources, Resources for Volunteers|0 Comments

Why is Volunteering Important?

Why is Volunteering Important? At Galaxy Digital, our Get Connected software and Customer Success Team help organizations all across the country to connect volunteers with volunteer opportunities every day. Even so, we were surprised to discover some recent studies that shed new light on a very simple but important question—Why is volunteering important?   Why [...]

By |2017-03-21T10:23:23-05:00November 12th, 2013|Resources for Volunteers|0 Comments
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