Should Nonprofit Staff Volunteer Alongside Volunteers?
March 18, 2022 at 9:00 am

I had spent much of my time on Saturday as a staff member, volunteering to collaborate with volunteers on a special project. Needless to say, I was tired as I authored this article on Sunday. 

How To Involve Volunteers in Your Virtual Fundraising
September 29, 2021 at 11:29 am

Virtual volunteering is on the rise this year. Since your volunteers are integral to your nonprofit’s success, they can also be part of your virtual fundraising efforts. Here are three fundraising areas where you can include volunteers...

Do You Support a Service Club?
September 17, 2021 at 1:10 pm

It was exciting working with Kiwanis members on various projects that helped the community. That experience with a service club gave me a sense of purpose and reinforced the fact that we all have some obligation to help others...

Why Volunteers Are More Important Than Ever Before
August 13, 2021 at 9:15 am

In normal years, volunteers are a precious resource. Think about 2021, when more than 90% of volunteering in the U.S. virtually shut down in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to VolunteerMatch. The question is: Can you bring these volunteers back into the fold? ...

Volunteer-Management Tool Mobilizes 20,000 Volunteers for Week of Service in LA
August 3, 2021 at 12:16 pm

Nonprofits often have to mobilize a large number of volunteers quickly and efficiently to make an event run smoothly and keep expenses down so money raised can go directly toward the cause. Love Has No Limits and Stand Together Foundation recently activated 20,000 volunteers for more than 120,000 combined service hours in just one week via a technology platform...

Every Nonprofit Needs Internal and External Ambassadors
July 23, 2021 at 10:25 am

Every person who works for a nonprofit or is associated with an organization internally is an ambassador of that organization by virtue of association. As an employee of The Salvation Army, I wear, with pride, a shirt with the logo of The Salvation Army. Volunteers also wear clothing that signifies an association with the organization...