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3 Marketing Tips to Reach Volunteers at Your Nonprofit

By Guest Contributer on June 1, 2023

Volunteers form the backbone of your nonprofit. From supporting your events and activities to running programs behind the scenes, your volunteers help bring your mission to life and drive tangible change in the community that you serve.

Topics: nonprofit resources
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3 Best Practices for Managing Volunteers at Hybrid Events

By Guest Contributer on June 1, 2023

Running a hybrid event involves a lot of moving parts. You’ll need to create an engaging experience for both an in-person and remote audience, which requires getting the right tools in order, planning out engagement paths for both groups, and seamlessly processing incoming donations. With so much to manage, your nonprofit needs a full team of volunteers ready to tackle projects and promote your success.

Topics: nonprofit resources
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Is it Time to Renew Your CVA?

By Jennifer Bennett on May 17, 2023

Topics: nonprofit resources
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How to Recruit Volunteers for Your Advocacy Campaign

By Guest Contributer on May 16, 2023

Having a strong group of volunteers can be extremely beneficial for your nonprofit’s advocacy campaign. Recruiting a group of passionate volunteers can lead to greater awareness of your nonprofit’s mission and they can inspire more individuals to lend their support to your cause.

Topics: nonprofit resources
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Leverage Your Tech to Create an Effective Volunteer Program

By Guest Contributer on April 24, 2023

Your volunteer program powers your initiatives, fundraisers, and outreach campaigns. Whether they’re professionals providing a skill-based service or members of your community performing routine tasks, volunteers want to work with nonprofits that have organized, impactful volunteer programs. 

Topics: nonprofit resources
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8 Volunteer Recognition Ideas to Show Your Gratitude

By Guest Contributer on April 11, 2023

Creating change requires a large network of people working together to get the job done. While your employees perform valuable mission-driven work every day, so do your volunteers! 

Your volunteers are a key part of your organization, and they deserve to be appreciated for all their enthusiasm and hard work. Most volunteers devote their time to a nonprofit because they’re motivated by the cause or interested in the organization’s work. To sustain that dedication and motivation, however, they need to feel appreciated.

Topics: nonprofit resources volunteer engagement
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3 Ways To Engage Volunteers On Your Nonprofit Website

By Guest Contributer on April 3, 2023

Guest Contributor: Ira Horowitz

Whether they’re running a clothing drive, planting trees, or cleaning up after a natural disaster, volunteers make it possible for you to reach as many beneficiaries as possible with your mission. After doing the hard work of recruiting your volunteers, your organization should prioritize building relationships and retaining their support for the long term. 

Topics: nonprofit resources
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7 Ways to Honor Black History this February and Beyond

By Darcy Hughes on February 15, 2023

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. This list offers a few ways to delve deeper into Black history and support a more equitable future.

Topics: nonprofit resources social justice inspiration advocacy
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7 ways to Level-Up your Social Strategy to Recruit more Volunteers

By Darcy Hughes on February 9, 2023

Every follower on your organization's social media is a potential volunteer—they just might not know it yet. Building and maintaining a social media presence, especially in a small organization, is not without its challenges. That is why we compiled 7 ways to level-up your social media strategy to recruit more volunteers:

Topics: nonprofit resources volunteer engagement
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The line between volunteers and paid staff

By Jennifer Bennett on January 23, 2023

Over the last couple of months I’ve been having some interesting conversations about the line between volunteers and paid staff. And, since it’s the start of a new year I thought it might be a good time to brush off those volunteer position descriptions and do a little risk management!

Topics: nonprofit resources

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