Blog Profile / Engaging Volunteers


URL :http://blogs.volunteermatch.org/engagingvolunteers/
Filed Under:Industries / NGOs & Nonprofits
Posts on Regator:619
Posts / Week:2.9
Archived Since:May 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Volunteer Engagement 2.0 Author Spotlight: Katherine H. Campbell, Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (CCVA)

VolunteerMatch’s new book, Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights Changing the World, features chapters from 35 experts in the field of volunteer engagement. In this series of blog posts, get to know these #35experts and their areas of expertise. Today’s … Continue reading ?

A Closer Look at the Volunteer Program Improvement Tool for Hunger-Fighting Organizations

A few months ago, we introduced you to the Volunteer Program Improvement Tool, a free tool developed exclusively for hunger-related organizations. Today, let’s take a closer look.At VolunteerMatch, we recognize that a successful volunteer program isn’t just about attracting volunteers. It … Continue reading ?

What Does Volunteerism Look Like Around the World?

If you’re like me, you know how easy it is to get wrapped up in your individual, day-to-day life. With so many pressing and immediate tasks to take care of at our nonprofits, it’s hard to step away from our … Continue reading ?

Volunteer Engagement 2.0 Author Spotlight: Linda Jacobs Davis, Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL)

VolunteerMatch’s new book, Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights Changing the World, features chapters from 35 experts in the field of volunteer engagement. In this series of blog posts, get to know these #35experts and their areas of expertise. Today’s … Continue reading ?

Volunteer Engagement 2.0 Author Spotlight: Tobi Johnson, Tobi Johnson & Associates

VolunteerMatch’s new book, Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights Changing the World, features chapters from 35 experts in the field of volunteer engagement. In this series of blog posts, get to know these #35experts and their areas of expertise. Today’s … Continue reading ?

What to Expect When You Are Expecting (From Volunteers, That Is)

Guest post by Elisa Kosarin, Twenty Hats This post was originally published on Twenty Hats. You can measure some pretty high expectations from volunteers – IF you market to the ones who will deliver. I hear a lot about how … Continue reading ?

Session Recap: Tech Platforms for Volunteering

“How many of you work for nonprofits?” Joel Bashevkin, Executive Director of Taproot Foundation, posed this question to a packed room in downtown San Francisco last week. As might be expected at an event for the group San Francisco Tech4Good, a … Continue reading ?

Volunteer Engagement 2.0 Author Spotlight: Alethea Hannemann, Taproot Foundation

VolunteerMatch’s new book, Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights Changing the World, features chapters from 35 experts in the field of volunteer engagement. In this series of blog posts, get to know these #35experts and their areas of expertise. Today’s … Continue reading ?

[WEBINAR] Making Big Bets: How Changes in Volunteer Engagement Strategies Pay Off!

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. What volunteers want to do with their time, … Continue reading ?

Volunteer Engagement 2.0 Author Spotlight: Susan J. Ellis, Energize, Inc.

VolunteerMatch’s new book, Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights Changing the World, features chapters from 35 experts in the field of volunteer engagement. In this series of blog posts, get to know these #35experts and their areas of expertise. Today’s … Continue reading ?

Nonprofit Spotlight: SAFE Haven for Cats

Gina Jennings had been saying she was going to volunteer for a while. For four years, actually. She thought about it, put it off, thought about it some more… until 2008, when she finally took the action to get involved. … Continue reading ?

Expert Snapshots for June

At VolunteerMatch, we learn so much from other experts in the field of volunteer engagement and nonprofit management, and we want to help you stay up to date on the latest news and trends.  Here’s just a snapshot to get your … Continue reading ?

4 Steps to Grow Your Volunteer Program with LinkedIn

Guest post by Monique Craig When it comes to professional networks, there’s none better than LinkedIn. You can be sure that all profiles are real, information is (usually) up-to-date, and people are ready to take on challenges that can help them gain … Continue reading ?

Volunteer Engagement 2.0 Author Spotlight: Amy Sample Ward, NTEN

VolunteerMatch’s new book, Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights Changing the World, features chapters from 35 experts in the field of volunteer engagement. In this series of blog posts, get to know these #35experts and their areas of expertise. Today’s … Continue reading ?

Sharpen Your Skills this Summer with VolunteerMatch’s Free Webinars

“What are you doing for your summer vacation?” Because VolunteerMatch participates in the Cristo Rey program, we have high school students in our office a couple of days a week. On her last day, our sophomore asked me what I was doing for … Continue reading ?

How VolunteerMatch Volunteers: The Power of Teams

At VolunteerMatch, we work full-time on volunteerism. But we also like to get out of the office and volunteer ourselves! That’s why we’ve split up our staff into small volunteer teams, each led by a team captain. Mainly, this is for encouragement. … Continue reading ?

Volunteer Engagement 2.0 Author Spotlight: Mike Bright, Help from Home

VolunteerMatch’s new book, Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights Changing the World, features chapters from 35 experts in the field of volunteer engagement. In this series of blog posts, get to know these #35experts and their areas of expertise. Today’s … Continue reading ?

5 Key Data Points You Should Know About Your Volunteers

Guest post by Kim Becker Cooper Want to learn more about your volunteers as potential donors?There are five key data points that your nonprofit should find out, and all of this information can be found through the fundraising strategy of prospect … Continue reading ?

Volunteer Engagement 2.0 Author Spotlight: Angela Parker & Chris Jarvis, Realized Worth

VolunteerMatch’s new book, Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights Changing the World, features chapters from 35 experts in the field of volunteer engagement. In this series of blog posts, get to know these #35experts and their areas of expertise. Up … Continue reading ?

5 Ways to Attract Young People to Your Nonprofit

Guest post by Tess Pajaron The Urban Institute reported that 1.44 million nonprofits were registered with the Internal Revenue Service in 2012. Many of those organizations struggle to attract young people – a group that typically has both the strength and … Continue reading ?

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