The Importance of Team Building for Volunteer Organizations

The Importance Of Team Building For Volunteer Organizations

Imagine your next phone-a-thon, beach cleanup, or another volunteer event. Your volunteers are working harder than ever, but everyone is smiling, laughing, and enjoying themselves. Teams that mesh so well doesn’t happen overnight. The best nonprofits know how essential teamwork is and cultivate better collaboration through team building. Whether you work with hundreds of volunteers or

6 Policies Your Volunteer Program Should Have

6 Policies Your Volunteer Program Should Have

Volunteering has become an increasingly popular activity in the U.S. Today, more than 77 million Americans volunteer annually, collectively giving nearly 7 billion hours of their time to charitable causes. Volunteers are an invaluable asset to nonprofit organizations across the country and to the people they serve.  Though volunteers are distinct from paid employees, that doesn’t

How to Preserve Volunteer Knowledge

How to Preserve Volunteer Knowledge

Volunteers are the backbone of any nonprofit organization. When new volunteers join your team, they have a great deal to learn. You might dedicate a lot of time and resources to training new volunteers, but there’s an easier way. You can pass down volunteer knowledge to new recruits by storing information all in one place. 

Volunteer Management Challenges

5 Facts About Management Challenges There are so many common problems with volunteer management that every administrator can relate to. Whether you struggle to recruit new volunteers or fight an ongoing lack of resources, these issues can frustrate even the most productive charities. We’ve compiled some of the biggest challenges you can face and a