What is Virtual Volunteering?

Service Spotlight, Volunteering

Volunteering is more than planting trees, mural work at schools, and cleaning parks & communities. Many nonprofit organizations utilize virtual volunteering space for various purposes. The widespread pandemic increased the virtual volunteering opportunities leading to more changes in volunteering activities. Nonprofit organizations are creating online volunteering opportunities for multiple positions to continue their service to […]

August 12, 2020

Is Volunteering-Job a Worth Doing?


Did you ever think of Volunteering an event or an activity that gives you the right level of satisfaction? Everyone says it’s a good idea, but only a few of them will come forward to serve as volunteers. A survey conducted in 2015 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Volunteering in the United States […]

August 10, 2020

How to Write & Include Volunteer Experience to Resume


Volunteering is one of the most underrated yet satisfying ventures that includes a wide range of activities. It is an important addition to your resume as it will tip the scales in your favor and help you get the job.  Volunteer work can be anything from helping in an animal shelter to volunteering your expertise […]

August 1, 2020

5 Reasons Volunteers Quit (and How to Keep Them)

Volunteer Management

Every year, millions of kind-hearted and well-intentioned people sign up to volunteer for a nonprofit organization. Nonprofit leaders understand that the success of their organization is dependent on volunteers, but despite this, volunteer turnover remains high. There will always be circumstances that are beyond a nonprofits’ control-a change in the volunteer’s life circumstances like a […]

November 9, 2018

Nonprofit Leader Spotlight: How K.C.-Based Harvesters Builds Meaningful Volunteer, Community Relationships

Jenn Cantrell, Nonprofit Leadership

Can you remember the last time you didn’t know where your next meal was coming from? Josh does. As a 29-year-old struggling with mental illness, Josh has often faced long bouts of hunger and food insecurity. Fortunately, Josh lives within walking distance to his local food pantry and, like 46.5 million other Americans, receives charitable […]

October 19, 2018

Tips to Boost Attendee Engagement

Volunteer Management

Hosting a non-profit or charity event is never easy. The work starts long before the event begins and requires significant effort and foresight. However, when the event goes off with minimal complications and is well-received by your attendees, it’s very rewarding. Many guests will have attended similar events. So how to ensure that yours stands […]

September 14, 2018

9 Simple Ways to Recruit and Retain Church Volunteers

Jenn Cantrell

Volunteers are the backbone of the church. They help with communion, wash the linens, care for the babies during service, greet new members, organize mission trips and manage just about every other job that’s integral to running and maintaining a church and its mission. Being able to recruit, manage and retain happy, reliable volunteers is […]

August 28, 2018