Volunteers

4 Ways to Create an Efficient Volunteer Program
June 7, 2018 at 12:20 pm

Here are four strategic ways to create an efficient volunteer program that can save your staff time, retain resources and create higher levels of engagement with supporters...

The Power of Nonprofit Volunteerism at Hidden Falls Camp
May 25, 2018 at 11:27 am

Nonprofit volunteerism can be such a power thing. The other day, I woke up early, ready to spend the day as a volunteer to build a new playground for children at Hidden Falls Camp. I would spend five hours this day driving to and from this remote location in the southern rolling hills of Indiana...

5 Strategies to Turning Corporate Donors Into Volunteers
April 10, 2018 at 10:27 am

The truth is finding passionate volunteers can be just as difficult as acquiring new donors. But luckily for you, your organization already has a base of supporters who can turn into volunteers: your corporate donors!...

Volunteerism: The Canary in the Coal Mine
March 21, 2018 at 11:58 am

As any good businessperson knows it is easier to get a current customer to buy more than it is to acquire a new customer. The analogy in the nonprofit sector is to increase affinity. Affinity can start as volunteerism then culminate as donations, or in peer-to-peer, as fundraising activity...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 35: How Can You Pay Your Volunteers?
March 2, 2018 at 12:05 pm

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: practical tips for promoting legacy gifts, how to build and strengthen donor loyalty, and ways to pay your volunteers...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 34: Issues With Major Gift Job Descriptions
February 23, 2018 at 9:58 am

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: nine guidelines for successful fundraising communications, six reasons why major gift job descriptions don't work and four volunteer management best practices...

6 Ways to Pay Your Volunteers (Even When You Can't Pay Them)
February 22, 2018 at 10:50 am

Like many others in the charitable sector, your nonprofit organization is probably heavily dependent on volunteers. Those people freely give their time, and some of them may be so talented and dedicated that you wish there were money in the budget to make them full-time, paid members of the team. Fortunately, there are numerous ways you can show gratitude for your volunteers, even without giving them money...

4 Volunteer Management Best Practices of 2018
February 20, 2018 at 11:19 am

Volunteer management best practices have changed as volunteer expectations and the reach of nonprofit organizations evolve. That said, the ultimate goal has always been, and will always be, to provide great experiences to volunteers and impact the community in an organized and efficient way...