Hurricane Isaac is expected to reach Louisiana this morning near the seventh anniversary of Katrina. While people in the storm’s path batten down the hatches,others around the country are preparing to serve and assist in the areas affected by this most recent natural disaster.
After Hurricane Katrina,many organizations had trouble managing the [...]
How does your giving compare to those around you? This interactive tool,featured in the Chronicle of Philanthropy,visualizes how America gives,ranging from the country as a whole,all the way down to individual neighborhoods.
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Many organizations create a special event to show appreciation to their volunteers. These events are important to keep volunteers motivated and enthusiastic. Recognition has multiple functions beyond simple human courtesy. To the volunteer,recognition signifies that someone notices and someone cares. To the rest of the organization,recognition creates role models and communicates standards. [...]
Nonprofit leaders have grown accustomed to seeing their roles defined in terms of leveraging tight resources,maximizing community engagement,and advancing organizational growth and development. Too few have made the connection between those goals and creating an effective system for volunteer engagement.
The effort exerted by nonprofit leadership to engage volunteers often results in [...]
Volunteers are a valuable commodity for any organization and when you are able to attract good volunteers you want to be able to keep them. Here are 9 steps you can take to make certain your volunteers remain with the program:
Be prepared. Be ready for your volunteer with a job description,a place [...]