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There are plenty of reasons to give your volunteers a gift: the holidays, National Volunteer Week, to say “thanks,” just to see them smile… Which means you need plenty of ideas for these gifts that fit within your organization’s budget … Continue reading ?
As 2013 winds down, we’re all deep in planning mode for 2014. With budgets and programming top of mind, don’t let your own professional development slip through the cracks. VolunteerMatch is here to make it easy to gain new volunteer … Continue reading ?
Guest post by Rob Ortiz, Money Crashers Volunteers represent the heart and soul of any functioning nonprofit, but we should always remember that they’re not paid staff, and because of that their threshold for burnout is lower than you may … Continue reading ?
For most of us, volunteering is simply a part of life – whether we manage volunteers professionally, donate our free time or both, volunteering just seems…obvious. But for many, many others, this isn’t the case. That’s why it’s great to … Continue reading ?
This post also appears on Volunteering is CSR. On Tuesday, November 19, my team and I rounded up with coffee in our hands and entered the Twittersphere to begin our first Twitter Talk Tuesday. As an intern at VolunteerMatch I was able to be an integral part … Continue reading ?
The holiday season is a popular time for volunteering – and nonprofit organizations know it. In order to stand out from the pack and attract dedicated volunteers who are a good fit for your organization, you need to get creative … Continue reading ?
When María Teresa Mejía (or just Teresa to those who know her) introduces herself, you travel with her back to Puerto Rico where she was born, then lost her mother and sister to a tragic domestic violence shooting. Teresa describes … Continue reading ?
Guest post by Kristina Richards ‘Tis the season of giving, but before volunteers come running to your doors and you start cashing donation checks, you may need to reassure your supporter base about your organization’s reputability. Consumers are increasingly savvy … Continue reading ?
The reports coming from the Phillippines and Vietnam are painting a horrifying picture of devastation and desperation, as hundreds of thousands are left without the basic necessities of life. It’s impossible not to be moved to take action when faced … Continue reading ?
The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is more than just a day to re-commit to your local gym. It’s also #GivingTuesday, a day for giving back, a day for families, communities, companies and organizations to come together for something greater than great … Continue reading ?
Twitter is a great platform for those in and out of the VolunteerMatch network to connect, ask questions, and talk about issues that face nonprofits and CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) programs. On November 19th, we will be launching a brand … Continue reading ?
Today, November 5th 2013, is International Volunteer Managers Day. To honor the many volunteer managers who work tirelessly to inspire us all and enable us to make a difference, we worked with volunteers all over the country to create a … Continue reading ?
Looking for new ways to increase engagement? Feel like it’s time to take that next step in the development of your organization’s volunteer program? This month the VolunteerMatch Learning Center offers free webinars that teach you how to step up … Continue reading ?
At VolunteerMatch we learn so much from other experts in the field of volunteer engagement and management, and we want to help you stay up to date on the latest news and trends. Check back every month for snapshots of … Continue reading ?
The Nonprofit Insights webinar series brings major thought leaders and experts to you for thought-provoking presentations on a variety of issues related to technology and engaging your community members for social good. How do you track and manage your volunteers? … Continue reading ?
The holidays are a time for family, friends, food and…volunteer recruitment? Bear with me. For many volunteer managers at organizations like food pantries and homeless shelters, the holidays are the busiest time of the year. For others, the holidays can … Continue reading ?
It’s often called “community service,” and it’s a requirement for many high school and college students, depending on their programs, as well as individuals who have received court-ordered service for breaking the law. We can debate all day about the … Continue reading ?
Phones and tablets haven’t replaced computers – yet. However, there are still ways to make mobile work for you that will make engaging and coordinating your volunteers easier and more effective, and create a better experience for all of you. … Continue reading ?
Do you have trouble raising unrestricted funding? Do your donors give you attitude when they see your administrative expenses? Do you spend hours “massaging” your Form 990 each year? Most nonprofit organizations have fallen victim to the Overhead Myth, a … Continue reading ?
There is something so incredible, so special, so warm and fuzzy about people dedicating their time, their sweat, their skills and their passion to make sure others are able to live in safety, freedom and health. Each day at VolunteerMatch … Continue reading ?