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

Ever wish you could have an easy guide for running a sustainable volunteer program? Learn tips to end volunteer attrition and focus on what works for recruiting and retaining the best volunteers.

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The Perfect Volunteer Experience

In deference to Craig and Arianna, the popular SNL cheerleader skit from a few years back, I offer the PERFECT CHEER for the perfect volunteer experience. What made it perfect for me? The operation, the other volunteers, the environment, and most importantly, the leaders. This organization is my new philanthropic crush. Discover what earns my time in service at A Gift for Teaching, a Central Florida nonprofit serving the education system, such high praise . . .

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Forget relativism – social justice is about TRUTH.

Join us today as we make some bold, but very important statements about social justice work. The epidemic of relativism threatens the very core of nonprofit service, but it can be combatted. Read on for the set of mantras that we use at Volunteermark to hold our work to the truth.

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We're nearing first place in The Mobileys, and we need your vote!

The Mobileys honor entrepreneurs who inspire and make a difference through mobile innovation - we're nearing first place for an award, which would mean $10k for us to continue helping volunteers! But, we can't do it without you! Read more below, and please vote for us at!

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Nine Ways a Dip in the Hot Springs is Like Volunteering

While in Aspen, Colorado last week to watch the autumn leaves change color, my wife and I visited the Hot Springs Pool in Glenwood Springs. This resort is the largest of its kind in the United States, and attracts thousands of bathers each year to its mineral-rich waters. What lessons could be learned from a dip in the warm waters that come from deep within the Earth? In what ways was the swim experience similar to volunteering? Read on . . .

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The top resources for telling beautiful stories at your non-profit

You've got to tell your story to win over rockstar volunteers. This post is your toolbox for resources you'll need to do that - dig into it, and equip yourself to share the beautiful stories of the communities you serve.

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