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The Disaster Relief Organizations You Need to Know About

The United States has experienced a sizable influx of billion dollar disasters in recent years. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the …

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Campus Resources

How to Include Volunteers Into Your Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Plans

Incorporating Emergency and Disaster Response Volunteers into Preparedness Plans Voluntary organizations are often on the front lines following a disaster; yet mobilizing a substantial surge …

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Campus Resources

The Disaster Manager’s Guide to Hazard Vulnerability Analysis

Everything You Need to Know About Hazard Vulnerability Analysis and Risk Assessment The prevalence of natural disasters, in addition to the potential for other civil …

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Nonprofit Resources

How to Increase Volunteer Attendance at Your Next Event

Boost Volunteer Attendance at Your Next Event Your organization relies on the dedicated efforts of volunteers. But sometimes, fewer volunteers show up to event day …

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News

7 Steps to Switching your Volunteer Management Software

When it comes to Volunteer Management Software (VMS), it’s absolutely normal to have questions. Of course, VMS’s are a fantastic way to keep you, your …

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Nonprofit Resources

The Only 5 Church Volunteer Recruitment Ideas You’ll Ever Need

Church Volunteer Recruitment Ideas: 5 Key Ways To Grow Your Program If you’re looking to grow your church volunteer program, it may be time to …

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News

How to Launch a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program in Your Community

A Beginner’s Guide to Starting a CERT program An emergency or natural disaster can shake your community at anytime. Because disasters happen with little or …

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News

Everything You Need to Know About Community Emergency Response Teams (CERTs)

Disasters are unexpected by nature, which is why it is important to have an emergency plan long before a disaster strikes. By creating a strategy …

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Nonprofit Resources

Understanding Why Your Church Volunteers Quit and How to Prevent It

5 Reasons Why Your Church Volunteers Quit and 5 Ways to Retain Them Volunteer retention is a challenge for any service program. Even the most …

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News

A Guide to Managing Your Church’s Volunteer Background Checks

What is a background check? A background check is a screening procedure, often requested by employers or organizations that work with volunteers. The organization carrying …

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News

10 Actionable Ideas for Showing Church Volunteer Appreciation

Your church volunteers work hard, so it’s important to acknowledge their selfless efforts. But that doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot of money …

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Knowledge Center

7 Key Problems with Your Existing Volunteer Management Solution

(You Didn’t Know You Had) You work hard to address the ever-changing needs of your community, and your volunteer management system should innovate with your …

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Knowledge Center

The 5 Most Useful Volunteer Management Software Features

Volunteer management technology is constantly evolving, and we’re always gathering feedback to improve our solutions. We’ve been creating software in support of nonprofits since 2009, …

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Knowledge Center

A Place For Every Volunteer

Building a Solid Volunteer-Management System with Community Connect by Nina Rogers Habitat for Humanity has long been popular with volunteers, and for good reason. Its …

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Nonprofit Resources

Church Youth Volunteer Engagement Strategies: 7 Techniques to Cultivate Stronger Involvement

Volunteerism teaches compassion, self-sacrifice, and to love our neighbors as ourselves–all lessons that are central to a successful ministry. By incorporating service into youth ministry, …

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Knowledge Center

5 Tips for Your Volunteer Liability Waiver

Your volunteers work hard for your nonprofit. But with many activities, there can be risk involved. We’ve compiled 5 tips for your Volunteer Liability Waiver …

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Corporate Resources

When your program outgrows your free volunteer management subscription

Choosing software that innovates with your organization If you’re a nonprofit, you’re probably looking to recruit and engage volunteers, receive more donations, or develop stronger, …

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Executive Buy-in
Nonprofit Resources

How to Get Buy-In From Your Executive Director

As a nonprofit volunteer coordinator, the possibility of implementing Connect platform can be exciting for you. Now it’s time to get your director on board; …

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Service Learning
Campus Resources

Best Practices in Service Learning

A Guide for Instructors and Academic Chairs Service learning enables students to address needs in their community as part of an academic course. Service learning …

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Community Needs Assessment
News

How to Conduct a Community Needs Assessment

Before your organization implements a new internal program, you may want to conduct a needs assessment. A needs assessment is a way of analyzing gaps …

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