Blog Profile / Engaging Volunteers

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Archived Since:May 16, 2011

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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.

10 Things to Do in the Twin Cities During the #2017NationalSummit

As you plan your conference tracks and select sessions, consider these ten things to do in the Twin Cities during the 2017 National Summit.

The One Thing That Intuitive Volunteer Managers Do Oh-So-Well

If you seek the cooperation of others, start with your own trustworthiness.

Volunteer Interviews: 5 Tips for Sharing Your Motivation

Interviews can be challenging. Stand out by reviewing these tips before going into your next volunteer interview.

5 Essential Safety Tips for Volunteers

As a volunteer manager, one of the most important jobs you have is ensuring your volunteers are safe.

Need to Raise Money? Put Your Volunteer Manager in Charge (She?ll Know Just What to Do)

It?s clear to me that volunteer managers think differently from their nonprofit peers ? and that?s a really good thing.

Nonprofit Membership Programs: 4 Ways Your Volunteers Will Benefit

Membership programs are a fantastic way to build volunteer engagement within your nonprofit organization.

VolunteerMatch President Greg Baldwin joins Masters of Scale Podcast

On the podcast Masters of Scale, VolunteerMatch's Greg Baldwin talks to Reid Hoffman about a trait that?s no stranger to volunteers & volunteer managers: grit.

Post-Election Volunteer Bump Calls for Nonprofits to Reassess Volunteer Screening Practices

Interest in volunteering is at record levels as Americans become more engaged with their communities and the world.

What Do Politics and Volunteerism Have in Common?

Volunteer manager Erin Spink wants to hear from volunteers and volunteer managers to find out how politics are influencing volunteerism.

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