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Can We Get Some Volunteers, Please?

Can We Get Some Volunteers, Please? | Organization Management | Scoop.it
Fewer boomers have been volunteering lately. One reason is their inability to find places where they can help out in a way that's more meaningful — to themselves.
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Why aren't baby boomers volunteering as much?

What do they bring to the table?

How can we get them to volunteer more?

Plus, a story of what they are doing about it in Florida.

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Ways nonprofit organizations can ease new volunteers into their roles - Nonprofits - Helium

Ways nonprofit organizations can ease new volunteers into their roles - Nonprofits - Helium | Organization Management | Scoop.it
1 article on Ways nonprofit organizations can ease new volunteers into their roles (Nonprofits - Easing new volunteers into place - http://t.co/64OfQTA0)...
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The 27 Best Practices of High Performing Volunteer Organizations

The 27 Best Practices of High Performing Volunteer Organizations | Organization Management | Scoop.it

Unless you've been in a coma your entire life, chances are good that you've had the experience of being a volunteerof some kind for a worthy non-profit organization -- local, national, or international. That's the good news.


The not-so-good news is that many volunteer organizations, in various unconscious ways, sabotage the value their volunteers bring to the table.


Whether it's bad management, poor communication, or the inability to acknowledge people for their efforts, things get funky.


The result? Volunteers back off, quit, or find themselves spending inordinate amounts time grumbling to the other volunteers about how weird the organization is.


I've recently done some informal research on the subject and have identified 27 best practices that high performing volunteer organizations abide by.

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A quick, easy-to-use checklist to keep you on track when working with volunteers.

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