Blog Profile / Engaging Volunteers


URL :http://blogs.volunteermatch.org/engagingvolunteers/
Filed Under:Industries / NGOs & Nonprofits
Posts on Regator:915
Posts / Week:2.6
Archived Since:May 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

We Asked Volunteers to Share their Stories, and Antis Roofing Employees Stepped Up!

When Angel heard about our #GiveTime Sweeps, he inspired his colleagues to share their reasons for volunteering and won a $250 donation to a favorite nonprofit.

Volunteer Management Progress Report: What?s New this Year?

A total of 1,271 volunteer administrators from 12 countries weighed in this year in what has become known as our ?state-of-the-industry? report.

Top 7 Myths about Volunteering Debunked

One of the most common misconceptions about volunteering is that there are not many people willing to give their time and effort to a worthy cause.

Volunteering Trends You Should Know in 2018

Nonprofits rely on committed volunteers. Although that reality is constant from year-to-year, there are some trends you?re likely to see in 2018.

Our Favorite Conference for Leaders of Volunteers is Back!

Did you attend the 2017 National Summit on Volunteer Engagement Leadership? If so, you know how valuable the experience was.

How eMentoring Led My Fifth Graders to Read Regularly

Luci Unferth explains how even her most reluctant fifth-grade readers benefited from volunteer eMentors.

?You Have a Letter Waiting for You!?

Kevin Manzel brought the gift of mentorship to his company. Now, more than half his colleagues participate.

It Pays to Volunteer This Tax Season

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did you know that it pays to volunteer? Not only are you supporting a good cause, but you could be eligible for tax deductions.

?You Have a Letter Waiting for You!?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kevin Manzel brought the gift of mentorship to his company. Now, more than half his colleagues participate.

Why You Should Always Interview Potential Volunteers

Reading Time: 3 minutes Busy nonprofits need volunteers, right? Well, not always.

As a Former Mentee, Here?s How I Pass it On

Reading Time: 2 minutes Because of mentors, Dr. Gail Brady went to college. Now, she's giving others the same opportunity.

The Many Benefits of eMentoring

Reading Time: 2 minutes January is National Mentoring Month! To celebrate, we?ll share stories about the positive impact mentoring & eMentoring can have on young people?s lives.

Countdown the 10 Most-Read “Engaging Volunteers” Posts of 2017

For some last-minute learning, we?ve captured a year?s-worth of volunteer engagement knowledge and volunteer tips.

Be Brave. Be Kind. Volunteer.

Tess found herself in a new city thinking, ?What could one person possibly do to help?? She learned that no matter what form it takes, volunteering = kindness.

7 Essentials For a Tight Volunteer Corps ? Recognize Any of These?

Running a strong docent program is like conducting an orchestra. With the right practices, everyone harmonizes.

The Relationship that Propels a Volunteer Manager Forward

Supervisors and colleagues often see more in us as leaders of volunteers than we recognize in ourselves.

These Volunteers Get Creative to #FightHunger

With nearly 9,000 homeless & housing and hunger volunteer opportunities available on VolunteerMatch, it?s clear that we still have work to do.

Why Do You #GiveTime to the Causes You Believe In?

This year, in honor of #GivingTuesday, we?re asking our volunteers to share who or what they #givetime for.

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