LinkedIn’s $18.6 Million In-Kind Gift to Help Nonprofits Attract Skilled Volunteers

LinkedIn renews commitment to social sector and the promise of skilled volunteering In June of 2014, VolunteerMatch announced a game-changing partnership with LinkedIn For Good that automatically reposts every skilled volunteer opportunity created on VolunteerMatch to LinkedIn’s Volunteer Marketplace — and with it the potential to reach LinkedIn’s 400 million members. This is the promise of ...

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 ...

6 Quotes About Pro Bono to Inspire Your Employee Volunteer Program

It’s Pro Bono Week 2015! And here at VolunteerMatch, that has us jumping for joy. Because we love pro bono and every chance we get to talk it up. Why all the hype about pro bono volunteering? Well, when volunteer roles align with professional expertise, everyone wins. Volunteers gain new ways to practice and sharpen their skills and can connect with ...