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Your Lapsed Volunteers: Here’s How to Get Them Back

A lot of organizations are having similar issues: many volunteers who were once consistent still haven’t returned to programming since March 2020. Organizations like yours …

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List of volunteer recruitment ideas

Volunteer Recruitment Ideas: 20 Awesome Ways to Get the Volunteers You Need

Are you relying on the same core group of volunteers each week to deliver your vital programming? This dedicated group is essential to keeping your …

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Here are some great tips for marketing your volunteer opportunities.

Marketing Your Volunteer Opportunities: How to Convert Prospects Into Engaged Volunteers [Plus Free Email Templates]

You have enough on your plate: coordinating volunteers is a sizable task on its own. But these days, volunteer professionals are asked to tackle much …

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How to Choose a Volunteer Management Software

Is your organization maximizing volunteer potential in your community?  Volunteer management is a core function of any successful volunteer program. But when organizations are stretched …

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A volunteer check-in app can simplify the volunteer management software process.

Volunteer Check-In Apps: The Top 11 Options for 2021

Recruiting volunteers is no simple task, but managing them once they’re in the door? That’s a unique challenge facing many volunteer and event coordinators. Activities …

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United Way of Greater Rochester Supercharges COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution with Get Connected

When the much-anticipated COVID vaccine arrived in the United States in early 2021, along with a renewed sense of optimism, the Governor of the State …

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Get the church volunteers you need with church volunteer management software

Church Volunteer Scheduling Software: Exploring the Basics

Like many nonprofits, churches and faith-based organizations rely on the generous contributions of volunteers to achieve a core mission. Without volunteers, some of your most …

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A volunteer management checklist for the busy summer months

Your Summer 2021 Volunteer Management Checklist

Summer is here. Are you ready for what the season holds for your volunteer program? School is out, the weather is favorable, and organizations are …

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How to Sell T-Shirts to Fundraise for Your Volunteer Program

Selling t-shirts is an excellent way to secure some extra funds for your volunteer program. Read this guide to learn some actionable tips for t-shirt sales.

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Volunteer Scheduling: How to Boost Efficiency Using Tech

Volunteer scheduling can be time-consuming for volunteer coordinators, but software tools simplify the process. Here are a few tips to boost efficiency.

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Volunteer managers can benefit from participating in volunteer management training.

The Best Volunteer Management Training Courses and Resources

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 12.3 million jobs in the nonprofit sector! Nonprofits and their volunteers help meet some of our …

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how volunteer programs can improve volunteer retention

Volunteer Retention: 9 Ways to Keep Your Volunteers

You’ve mastered volunteer recruitment, and you’re already scheduling volunteers efficiently, but are you devoting enough attention to volunteer retention?  Volunteer retention is a crucial component …

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Using Google Ad Grants to Accelerate your Volunteer Program

Anyone working for a nonprofit organization knows that resource management is one of the most important aspects of success. With limited resources, nonprofits must do …

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Hosting a Virtual Conference: 3 Top Tips for Your Nonprofit

Hosting a Virtual Conference: 3 Top Tips for Your Nonprofit

Whether a new volunteer fair, a thank-you event, or an entertainment-laden fundraising event, there are quite a few applications of the conference model for nonprofits …

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Managing Your Volunteer Board: 3 Ways to Deepen Engagement

Managing Your Volunteer Board: 3 Ways to Deepen Engagement

The vast majority of board members who serve charitable organizations are volunteers. According to Nonprofit Source, volunteerism peaked between 2003 and 2005 when 28.8% of …

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Celebrate national volunteer week virtually

National Volunteer Week: How To Go Virtual in 2021

Volunteer Week is an opportunity for community organizations to recognize volunteers for their selfless contributions and inspire new volunteers to get involved.  But things look …

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6 Virtual Event Management Tools for Nonprofits in 2021

6 Virtual Event Management Tools for Nonprofits in 2021

Planning a nonprofit event is no simple task, especially in the era of social distancing and virtual connections. The need to maintain our distance this …

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4 Ways a Nonprofit CRM Can Improve Volunteer Relations

Your nonprofit CRM manages your donors, fundraising outreach, and volunteers. While CRMs are often seen as a tool for your nonprofit’s donors, proper use can …

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How to Design A Digital Curriculum for Volunteer Training

How to Design A Digital Curriculum for Volunteer Training

Congratulations—a new batch of volunteers just signed up to support your organization! But recruitment is only part of the process. Before they can truly get …

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5 things that happened to nonprofits that were good in 2020

5 Things That Happened to Volunteer Programs in 2020 That Were Actually Good

2020 brought us a lot of things–a pandemic and resulting economic hardship to name a few. But for all the challenges that communities faced, some …

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