Blog Profile / Engaging Volunteers


URL :http://blogs.volunteermatch.org/engagingvolunteers/
Filed Under:Industries / NGOs & Nonprofits
Posts on Regator:688
Posts / Week:2.8
Archived Since:May 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

The Faces of Volunteerism in the U.S. [Infographic]

You work with volunteers on a regular basis. Or perhaps you’re a volunteer yourself. But do you ever wonder what volunteerism looks like on a larger scale, throughout the United States? Wonder no more! Our friends at OnlineMPHToday.com have answered that … Continue reading ?

VolunteerMatch + Causecast: Increasing the Power of Corporate Volunteerism

As a nonprofit, VolunteerMatch believes in making it easier for good people and good causes to connect. We also believe we aren’t the only ones who hold this belief, and that by joining forces with other like-minded organizations, we can … Continue reading ?

10 Tips for a Successful Google AdWords Account

Guest post by Stephanie Hong Welcome to part two of our special Google AdWords two-part series written by Stephanie Hong, a nonprofit marketing specialist, where she provide tips & tricks on how to make the most of your Google AdWords Grant dollars. … Continue reading ?

Causecast and VolunteerMatch Launch Groundbreaking Partnership

We’re excited to announce our partnership with Causecast, a giving and volunteering technology solution that helps companies reach the highest levels of employee engagement and social impact. Check out the press release announcing the partnership below, and check back this week … Continue reading ?

Want the Ultimate Endorsement of Your Volunteer Program? Find Yourself a Place at the Table

Guest post by Elisa Kosarin, Twenty Hats This post was originally published on Twenty Hats. Real top down support starts with the board and the strategic plan – and you have a role to play A question: when it comes … Continue readin...

How to Take Advantage of Free Advertising Dollars from Google AdWords

Guest post by Stephanie Hong Welcome to our special Google AdWords two-part series written by Stephanie Hong, a nonprofit marketing specialist. She will provide tips & tricks on how to make the most of your Google AdWords Grant dollars. As … Continue reading ?

Volunteer Engagement Food for Thought: Be Strategic

At VolunteerMatch we learn so much from other experts in the fields of volunteer engagement and nonprofit management, and we want to help you stay up to date on the latest news and trends. Here’s some food for thought to launch … Continue reading ?

How to Make the Most of MLK Day of Service at Your Nonprofit

On Monday January 18, 2016, many people in the U.S. have a day off work. Why? It’s MLK Day, the National Holiday to honor the courage and service of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Rather than take a day off, however, many … Continue reading ?

Let the Countdown Begin! The Top 15 Engaging Volunteers Posts of ’15

In just a few short hours, many of us will be welcoming 2016 and celebrating a brand new year and a fresh start. Cheers to that! Before the countdown to midnight begins, however, here’s another countdown. Stroll down memory lane with … Continue reading ?

Happy Nonprofit, Happy Volunteers: How One Outside-The-Box Thinker Gets it Done

Guest post by Elisa Kosarin, Twenty Hats This post was originally published on Twenty Hats. Meet Joe Landmichl (not the fellow to the left — see below). He’s the volunteer manager for the Grand Rapids Public Museum, and one of … Continue reading ?

Volunteer Opportunities are Now Just a Text Away!

At VolunteerMatch, our mission is to make it easy for good people and good causes to connect. We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve teamed up with cloud communications platform Twilio to advance that mission even further this holiday season. Using VolunteerMatch’s API, … Continue reading ?

The Top Engaging Volunteers Posts from the Past Five Years

At VolunteerMatch, we’ve been talking about volunteer engagement for quite some time. This particular blog, Engaging Volunteers, dates back to 2009. As we passed the 5 year milestone, we started thinking. What topics were people most interested in throughout the … Continue reading ?

How to Maintain Relationships with Volunteers Using the Internet

Guest post by Carol Williams Nonprofits are well aware that finding dedicated and motivated volunteers is much more difficult than it seems. People are busy and there are many nonprofit organizations competing for their attention and service. Once you manage to … Continue reading ?

December Food For Thought: What Are the Experts Saying?

At VolunteerMatch we learn so much from other experts in the fields of volunteer engagement and nonprofit management, and we want to help you stay up to date on the latest news and trends. Here’s some food for thought to get … Continue reading ?

Add Your Voice to the 2016 Volunteer Management Progress Survey & Report

If you manage volunteers or lead a volunteer program or organization (as a volunteer or paid staff), don’t miss your chance to take the Volunteer Management Progress Survey – by our good friends over at VolunteerPro – and be the … Continue reading ?

Are Companies Finding Employee Volunteerism Hard to Swallow Without a List of “Side Effects”?

Guest post by Ben Bisbee, Senior Officer, Corporate Engagement Programs, American Red Cross Drugs with side effects? Boo. Nobody likes that!  Volunteerism with side effects? You better believe it’s going to become the prescription of choice, if corporate influence has anything … Continue reading ?

From Partnership to Impact: Forging, Convening, and Funding Cross-Sector Collaborations [Upcoming Webinar]

For decades, individuals and organizations have been trying to solve our greatest challenges through siloed solutions. More recently, we have seen significant growth in the use and diversity of models of cross-sector collaboration, in part, because as Albert Einstein recognized, … Continue reading ?

An Inspirational Hour about the Possibilities of #GivingTime

On Thursday, November 24, 2015, VolunteerMatch teamed up with the folks from #GivingTuesday to talk about how volunteerism is a big part of this year’s #GivingTuesday celebration. (If you’re not familiar, #GivingTuesday, celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, is a global day dedicated … Continue reading ?

The Secret Sauce that Keeps Volunteers in Your Program

Guest post by Elisa Kosarin, Twenty Hats This post was originally published on Twenty Hats. Start a continuing ed program and watch your volunteers stick around. What does a continuing education program do for your volunteer base? Besides educating your … Continue reading ?

What Must Volunteerism Lose to Win? Ideas from the National Conference on Volunteering and Service

Guest Post by Tobi Johnson, MA, CVA. Volunteer Engagement 2.0 Table Discussion There are times when holding on to tradition pays off. Take the Roman Empire for example. Building on tradition, the Romans managed to amass huge swaths of geography … Continue reading ?

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