In Part 1 of a 2 part episode, I catch up with Laura a year after our first podcast. What …
What incentivizes a volunteer to stay or do more? Does it matter if volunteer incentives differ from employee incentives? Do …
As volunteer engagement professionals, we scratch our heads and ask ourselves, “how do we harness the enthusiasm we find when disasters strike and how do we keep the volunteer mojo going?” Right there is the problem:
How do we show volunteer value? In the old days, (way before Covid) we, volunteer engagement professionals, used three basic …
I’ve mistakenly done all of it. It was easy to do when I was swamped, struggling and in need of that awesome volunteer who patted me on the head and told me everything was ok.
Volunteers trail portions of us when in the community and bring portions of our community to us every time they volunteer. They bring our mission to the community and the freshness of our communities to us.
Hello Non-profit CEOs! Wondering what to gift your Leader of Volunteers this holiday season? I’ve got you covered.
What is an expert, anyway? According to Dictionary.com, an expert is: a person who has special skill or knowledge in some particular field; specialist; authority, Woah, wait a minute. Authority?
What was it that drew me to them, and them to me? Did we share similar backgrounds? Heck no. Did we share similar experiences, thoughts, tastes, preferences? Nope.
Volunteer managers must stop allowing the notion that we are nice. No. Not nice. Not pleasant, not cheery, not sweet, not friendly, not genial, and especially not obliging, cheerful, amiable or agreeable.