We need to change the quality of our conversations


So I’ve gotten this little morning routine going lately where I start my day by hopping into the blogosphere and checking out all the happenings around such themes as ’non-profits’ ’social entrepreneurship’ and ‘volunteerism’. It has been a great way to get myself plugged in with some pretty awesome convos, but it has also exposed […]

September 8, 2014

Five ways to embrace volunteer orientation


There is no way around volunteer orientation. Whether it’s a quick tour of the facility or signing a stack of liability papers, every nonprofit organization has a mandatory process for new volunteers. However, as many helpers and even organizations will bemoan, these orientations can be boring, tedious and waste valuable work time. It’s an needed […]

January 31, 2014