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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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7 Top Tips for Recruiting and Organizing Event Volunteers

Organizing an event requires many helping hands, and recruiting event volunteers can help support event staff. But you’ll need volunteers with relevant skills and experiences …

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Leveraging Your Nonprofit CRM: 5 Effective Marketing Tips

The fundraising landscape is constantly changing, with many factors outside of your control. In particular, how you market your organization and offerings will change over …

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Moving Volunteer Training to E-Learning? Remember These Tips

Let’s face it: Engaged volunteers are the backbone of your organization’s success. If you’re like most nonprofits, you’re scaling a mountain of needs with limited …

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Future-proof your volunteer program

How to Future-Proof Your Volunteer Program in 8 Steps

We’ve entered an age of rapid change; technology advances at lightning speeds and circumstances seem increasingly unpredictable. After all, few could predict the magnitude of …

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Examples Of How To Make Your Volunteer Site More User-Friendly

Examples Of How To Make Your Volunteer Site More User-Friendly

There’s always value in looking for positives during challenging times, and there are certainly some to be found as the world continues its battle with …

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Nonprofit employees are especially prone to burnout

Preventing Burnout: Strategies for Keeping Nonprofits and Their Volunteers Going Strong

Let’s talk burnout: the nonprofit sector is well acquainted with this workplace phenomenon. Organizations like yours tackle big issues, and you and your volunteers work …

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Recruiting Volunteer Ambassadors: Overview for Nonprofits

Heading into a new year of fundraising, it’s important to take stock of the strategies that have worked well for your nonprofit over recent months. …

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Learn how to conduct and use a Community Needs Assessment!

How to Conduct a Community Needs Assessment

Volunteer Management Software can help you meet your community’s needs. Get a demo to start improving how you manage volunteers! Giving back to your community …

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Learn how to calculate your volunteer program ROI (return on investment)

How to Measure Volunteer Program ROI

You put lots of time and money into your volunteer program. But how can you ensure you’re getting the most from your investment? One of …

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Computer displaying a volunteer program annual report

How to Write a Volunteer Program Annual Report for 2020

Everyone’s saying it: 2020 has been, well, unprecedented. So when it comes to writing that annual report, we understand why you may feel a bit …

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A volunteer hours log is an easy way to make sure you are tracking the time volunteers devote to your organization.

Volunteer Hours Log: Resources for Tracking Volunteer Time

Your volunteers are the driving force behind your mission. Every hour they put into your cause brings you closer to your goal. As a volunteer …

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What Does Volunteer Management Mean To You ? Part 2

A Volunteer Manager Spotlight Series We’re highlighting your stories! We hope that these conversations can inspire fellow Volunteer Managers and continue to support volunteer programs …

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Read our guide on volunteer management for an overview of the basics and some best practices.

Volunteer Management: The Getting Started Guide

Volunteerism is one of the best ways to garner support for your organization and take meaningful action towards your mission. But let’s face it, the life of …

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Email marketing is an great tool to use in boosting volunteer engagement

6 Email Marketing Volunteer Engagement Tips (+ Tactics!)

Email marketing strategies have always helped foster better engagement among volunteers. Here are some best practices for email marketing: 1. Reach out to your first-time …

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