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Young Volunteers Help Others Prepare for Isaac

Young Volunteers Help Others Prepare for Isaac | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it
It takes all kinds of people to prepare for a situation like Hurricane Isaac—different ages, different backgrounds and different skills.
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What are today's most innovative and impactful nonprofits doing to successfully involve volunteers? - from VolunteerMatch
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Pro Bono Help Can Do Far More for Nonprofits Than Save Money

Pro Bono Help Can Do Far More for Nonprofits Than Save Money | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it

By using pro bono support that way, nonprofits are free to focus their limited resources on programs.

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Managing Pro Bono – How to Make Sure Your Unpaid Consulting Project Produces Amazing Results

Managing Pro Bono – How to Make Sure Your Unpaid Consulting Project Produces Amazing Results | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it

A close look at how to manage pro bono consulting projects so they produce great results for your nonprofit, inspired by Powered By Pro Bono, new from Taproot Foundation.

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Lawyers Don't Lead Pro Bono, Designers Do

Surprise! Which profession leads in probono commitment?  It's not lawyers. Designers lead the way in contributing work to causes.

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Technology, the Volunteer Web and the Power of We | Engaging Volunteers

Technology, the Volunteer Web and the Power of We | Engaging Volunteers | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it

We can now leverage new technologies to create significant social change in our communities and in the world, and the Power of We is the fuel for that fire. This is especially important for those of us working with volunteers to recognize.

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LinkedIn Board Connect: New Tools to Help Nonprofits Find Great Board Members | Engaging Volunteers

LinkedIn Board Connect: New Tools to Help Nonprofits Find Great Board Members | Engaging Volunteers | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it

Yesterday our friends at LinkedIn for Nonprofits announced the launch of a new pilot program, LinkedIn Board Connect, to nonprofits more effectively recruit board members. Find out why we're excited.

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How To Make Volunteerism Shine in your CSR Report | Volunteering Is CSR

How To Make Volunteerism Shine in your CSR Report | Volunteering Is CSR | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it
This summer, we conducted an in-depth review of employee volunteer programs by analyzing the corporate social responsibility (CSR) reports of more than 40 large domestic and internationally recognized businesses.
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3 steps to better corporate partnerships

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PhilanTopic: Prepare Your Team for Pro Bono

Here are three tips to prepare your team to be a great client for the pro bono engagement

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Does Your Nonprofit Have A Social Media Work Flow?

Does Your Nonprofit Have A Social Media Work Flow? | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it
Jeremiah Owyang's post,  "Social Media Work Flow," offers a good taxonomy for a social media work flow, triage, or process.
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Why Don't Job Banks Include Volunteer Management as a Profession? (Applying My September Hot Topic to Real-Life Situations) | News in the Volunteer Field

Why Don't Job Banks Include Volunteer Management as a Profession? (Applying My September Hot Topic to Real-Life Situations) | News in the Volunteer Field | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it
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9 Volunteer Engagement Secrets from Burning Man | Engaging Volunteers

9 Volunteer Engagement Secrets from Burning Man | Engaging Volunteers | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it
Infamous for its revelry, Burning Man actually provides a shining example of great volunteer engagement.
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Young Volunteers Help Others Prepare for Isaac

Young Volunteers Help Others Prepare for Isaac | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it
It takes all kinds of people to prepare for a situation like Hurricane Isaac—different ages, different backgrounds and different skills.
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5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Volunteers

5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Volunteers | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and we know one thing nonprofits are thankful for is their volunteers. Here are some specific reasons to give thanks that there are volunteers in the world.

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Why everyone wants to work for the 'good guys' - CNN.com

Why everyone wants to work for the 'good guys' - CNN.com | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it

Thrilled to see VolunteerMatch and three of our clients profiled in this piece on using CSR and volunteering to attract and keep top talent.

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Five Tips for Dealing with Difficult Volunteers

Five Tips for Dealing with Difficult Volunteers | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it

That new volunteer seemed excited to give their time to your organization, but something isn't quite working out.

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PhilanTopic: 5 Ways to Engage Finance Professionals in Pro Bono Service

(The following post by Aaron Hurst, president of the Taproot Foundation, was adapted from Powered by Pro Bono: The Nonprofits Step-by-Step Guide to Scoping, Securing, Managing, and Scaling Pro Bono Resources.
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A Postscript To The Conventions: Nonprofits Are Part Of The Solution

A Postscript To The Conventions: Nonprofits Are Part Of The Solution | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama and presidential candidate Governor Mitt Romney each addressed the nation’s major challenges in their recent convention speeches.
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My 9/11 Day Story and the Message of Volunteering | Engaging Volunteers

My 9/11 Day Story and the Message of Volunteering | Engaging Volunteers | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it
Where were you on 9/11? One VolunteerMatch staff member shares his story, and why volunteering is the perfect way to remember and honor those we lost and the heroes who were born.
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A moment to shine

A moment to shine | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it

The meaning of volunteering in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

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“Why?” Is More Powerful than #@#%!

“Why?” Is More Powerful than #@#%! | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it

“Why” is a three-letter word that can pack more punch than more conspicuous four-letter words! Throughout my years in working with clients and audiences, I have found that asking someone to explain the reason for a particular statement, action, or decision almost always puts things into context and enables forward progress. 

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5 Tips for Solving Any Problem With Your Volunteer Program

5 Tips for Solving Any Problem With Your Volunteer Program | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it
No matter how well you plan a volunteer event or manage your volunteers, eventually something is going to happen that doesn't quite go as planned. It's important to address the problem quickly and professionally and getting back to normal.
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How-to: Leverage Volunteer Data | NTEN

How-to: Leverage Volunteer Data | NTEN | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it

Collecting and synthesizing volunteer data may take a little time on the front end, but it should pay off in the long run. It's all about turning the raw numbers into usable tools for evaluation, decision-making, and action plans for the future.

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4 Ways Volunteer Engagement is Exactly Like Professional Football | Engaging Volunteers

4 Ways Volunteer Engagement is Exactly Like Professional Football | Engaging Volunteers | Volunteer Engagement Trends for Nonprofits | Scoop.it
From training to kickoff to penalties to scores, volunteer engagement and football actually have a lot in common...
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