Blog Profile / Engaging Volunteers


URL :http://blogs.volunteermatch.org/engagingvolunteers/
Filed Under:Industries / NGOs & Nonprofits
Posts on Regator:846
Posts / Week:2.7
Archived Since:May 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

What Do People Think of When They Think of Volunteers?

We asked people to tell us one word that comes to mind when they think of volunteers. We compiled these entries into a word cloud with truly beautiful results.

This All-Virtual Volunteer Group Is Revolutionizing the Way We Respond to Crisis

Crisis Text Line got its start when a young woman texted DoSomething.org with a heartbreaking cry for help. Now they engage 3,100 virtual volunteers.

Add Your Thoughts to Our Volunteer Word Cloud

In one word, we want to know: What comes to mind when you think of volunteers? Share your response to be part of the word cloud!

Why You Can Start Bragging Now About Volunteer Management

As leaders of volunteers, we need to celebrate our progress ? that?s the source of motivation and inspiration to continue moving forward.

Nonprofit Insights: Greg Baldwin Shares Common Challenges in Screening Volunteers

In this Q&A-style webinar, VolunteerMatch President Greg Baldwin will address common challenges nonprofits face when screening volunteers.

Volunteer Talent + Time Tracking: Recruitment, Retention, and Recognition

In part two of three, thought leaders Ben Bisbee & Kathy Wisniewski go into more detail about their talent + time volunteer tracking model.

4 Simple Ways to Engage Millennial Donors and Volunteers Online

?How to market to millennials? is a catch-phrase we hear often. But marketing your volunteer program to millennials doesn?t have to be hard, just focused.

Volunteer Talent + Time Tracking: Skills-Based Volunteerism Made Smarter

In part two of three, thought leaders Ben Bisbee & Kathy Wisniewski discuss their talent + time tracking model and how to use it to engage pro bono volunteers.

Modern Education Technology Tools Can Engage College Volunteers

Here are a few ways EdTech tools can improve, organize, and manage a college volunteer?s work and engagement.

Using Social Media to Engage Volunteers Around Social Issues

When it comes to communicating an alignment with personal values, it doesn?t get more personal than social media.

Volunteer Talent + Time Tracking: the Future of Volunteer Programs

As part one of a three-part series, volunteer thought-leaders Ben Bisbee and Kathy Wisniewski introduce a simple but paradigm-shifting idea.

5 Ways Volunteering Boosts Career Development

Did you know that volunteer work can have a significant (and positive!) impact on your career and your future?

One Volunteer Opportunity, Unparalleled Reach

To illustrate the reach of the VolunteerMatch Network, we created this ?sweet? video.

[Webinar] How Nonprofits Across the U.S. Screen Volunteers (and How You Compare)

VolunteerMatch partnered with SureIDĀ® to assess volunteer screening practices at nonprofits across the United States. And now we?re ready to share the results.

6 Ways to Grab the Attention of Donors on the Go

Today, many potential donors are on the move, changing locations for business or bouncing around virtually. So, how can you capture their attention?

When Passion Meets Purpose

To commemorate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we?re sharing the story of Giovanna Erkanat, volunteer administrator at The Arc San Francisco.

4 Ways to Tell You?re Asking Too Much of Volunteers

As the leader of a nonprofit, watching the bottom line is critical. But you shouldn?t do so at the expense of your volunteers.

Spring Training: Revitalize Your Mission with These 8 Free Webinars

Leaders of volunteers, are you looking for professional development opportunities? Brush up on volunteer recruitment and engagement strategies this spring.

LinkedIn Doubles Down On its Commitment to Skilled Volunteering with $37M In-Kind Gift to VolunteerMatch

The agreement allows VolunteerMatch to continue to help even the smallest nonprofit leverage LinkedIn?s massive professional network to find skilled volunteers.

Takeaways from the 2017 #VolMgmt Progress Report

On February 22, 2017, we joined Tobi Johnson and Trina Willard of VolunteerPro to talk about the 2017 Volunteer Management Progress Report's findings.

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