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The Ten Things You’ve Gotta do to Get and Keep Rockstar Volunteers

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Giving should hurt.

Society is overly focused on giving that is easy for the giver - volunteers give 'spare time' and supporters donate 'spare cash'. But what if we started encouraging our communities to give in ways that cause them to sacrifice in other areas of life? That's what we at VolunteerMark are doing with our challenge to stop Ebola - and here's why...

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It's a fact: volunteering makes employees better. Here's some data...

Ever wanted some data to show local HR reps how volunteering at your nonprofit will help their employees? Then you've gotta read this guest post from our friends at - it will give you all the data you need in your arsenal to make a compelling case for HR folks sending volunteers your way.

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"Millennial volunteers just don’t get it!"

No, I don't believe that. But others do, as I discovered while leading a workshop of leaders of volunteers recently. Dig into the perspective of these leaders, and uncover the ways limiting beliefs such as these inhibit volunteers from serving at their highest potential. Also, explore how every volunteer, no matter their generational affiliation, can assume greater ownership of the sharing of their time and talents.

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Forget ice buckets - let's stop Ebola.

Ice buckets were great on the surface, but its time we started a campaign that requires sacrificial giving on the part of donors and volunteers. That's why we at Volunteermark are calling on our community to STOP EBOLA. Read on to find out what we're doing...

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Do you fear or embrace disruptive change at your nonprofit?

Technological change is disruptive, and it can usher in a new era of nonprofit engagement and impact. This will only happen, however, to the extent that we in the nonprofit space learn to embrace change and accept it as the new normal. Today, I discuss a some of the most major technological shifts and how we can turn them into a force for good in our nonprofits.

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