Blog Profile / Engaging Volunteers

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[Quiz] How Good Does Volunteering Actually Make You Feel?

We know that volunteers bring much-needed good to our communities. But we tend to forget that volunteering can also fulfill us individually.

Brett Kremer, Hunger-Fighting Producer Extraordinaire

After Thanksgiving 2011, The Fellowship Cup ? a food pantry in Henry County, Iowa ? found their shelves bare. That?s where volunteer Brett Kremer came in.

How to Conduct Effective Volunteer Meetings

Attending meetings might not be what volunteers look forward to when they join your cause. But a well-planned volunteer meeting is important nonetheless.

Doing Good Can Make You Feel Good, Study on Volunteerism Finds

Employee volunteerism positively affects the health and well-being of the people who participate, according to a new study by UnitedHealthcare and VolunteerMatch.

Innovation and Sustainable Volunteering [Part 2]

What would sustainable volunteering look like? What would nurturing a volunteer garden shared within our communities involve?

Sustainability and Volunteerism

Maybe it?s time to rethink using the phrase ?volunteer retention,? and instead opt for "volunteer sustainability". Here's why.

2016 Impact Report ? a New Era of Advocacy-Based Volunteerism

At VolunteerMatch, we take pride in facilitating mission-driven impact in our communities. In 2016, our data showed that turbulent times, people step up.

Need Volunteers Following a Natural Disaster?

After a disaster, people want to help. If it makes sense for your nonprofit help after a natural disaster, here?s a checklist for finding the right volunteers.

How You Can Help Communities Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey is impacting millions of people in the Gulf of Mexico. Here's how you can help.

Remember, Seek Out Volunteers Who Represent Your Audience

When recruiting volunteers for an organization, it?s important that the people who are dedicating their time are also invested in the outcome.

2016 Impact Report | Ushering a New Era of Advocacy-Based Volunteerism

At VolunteerMatch, we take pride in facilitating mission-driven impact in our communities. In 2016, our data showed that turbulent times, people step up.

#2017NationalSummit Blogger Recaps

Over 500 leaders of volunteers recently came together to further the field of volunteer engagement. We?ve compiled a list of their insights and takeaways.

“We Needed This!” and Other Takeaways from the #2017NationalSummit

Do you remember the first time you felt understood as a leader of volunteers? That was the essence of the National Summit on Volunteer Engagement Leadership.

How to Start Attracting Skilled Volunteers

Tips for identifying, finding, and rewarding skills-based and pro bono volunteers.

Earn Your Stripes by Volunteering

Notice something different about VolunteerMatch's site and social media? We're donning our stripes to support Discovery's Project C.A.T.!

How to be Inclusive of Hispanic & Latino Millennial Volunteers in 2017

The U.S. Hispanic population is one of the most powerful demographic segments in the country, both in terms of population size and charitable donations.

The Story of Trish: When Fiction Meets Volunteer Recruitment

If your high-commitment volunteer positions aren?t getting filled, take a close look at how and how much you promote those roles.

5 Reasons VolunteerMatch & AL!VE are a (Volunteer)Match Made in Heaven

VolunteerMatch and the AL!VE are partnering to bring the best professional support resources and member benefits to volunteer leaders nationwide.

Volunteering in a New Home

Volunteering allowed Kajal Patil to refresh her existing skills, build new ones, and helped her settle into a new country.

Empowering People to Protect and Conserve Wildlife

Life Net Nature empowers people to protect and conserve wildlife, working with volunteers on projects in Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and the United States.

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