VolunteerMatch Summit Insights: Skills-Based Speed Dating

At the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit, held December 1-2 in Oakland, CA, we learned from corporate social responsibility experts about engaging corporate volunteers and partnering with nonprofits. In this series of blog posts, we’ll share with you the valuable insights offered at sessions and by speakers. Up today: Skills-Based Speed Dating. Guest post by Danielle Holly Skills-based volunteering is the fastest ...

How to Help Nonprofits Say “Yes” to Your Pro Bono Volunteers

Guest post by Linda B. Gornitsky, President, LBG Associates. Sometimes when a corporation offers its nonprofit partners pro bono volunteers, they are met with a less-than-enthusiastic response. Sometimes they are even turned down. That’s because engaging pro bono volunteers requires a lot of time and effort on the part of the nonprofit. LBG Associates, a corporate ...

Volunteer Engagement 2.0 Author Spotlight: Deirdre White & Amanda MacArthur, PYXERA Global

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 post, get to know two of the #35experts (along with their expertise): Deirdre White, CEO, and Amanda MacArthur, VP of Global Pro Bono & Engagement, PYXERA Global. First of all, what is your chapter ...