August 2014 - To make a great match with a volunteer, it's important that everyone is on the same page - whether you're trying to engage skilled volunteers, or looking to leverage the power of technology, this month has something special to help you out.
CREATIVE, FUN, AND EASY WAYS TO ENGAGE SKILLED VOLUNTEERS
You already know that your skilled volunteer listings are now automatically posted to LinkedIn's Volunteer Marketplace, giving you exposure to 300+ skilled professionals. So now the hard part: Whom should you recruit? How do you design killer skilled volunteer opportunities? What if you have no ideas for the types of skills you might need?
HOW HAS TECHNOLOGY CHANGED VOLUNTEERING? GIVE YOUR TWO CENTS
How has technology changed the way we volunteer, and the way we engage volunteers? Is this a good thing, or a bad thing? How can we, as nonprofit professionals make sure we're leveraging technology in the right way? We want to hear from YOU!
UPCOMING NONPROFIT TRAININGS
Telling the Story of Volunteer Impact
In this webinar you'll learn about information gathering and the key components to good storytelling, how to evaluate your current measurements and how to build support for a more thorough measurement and evaluation program, and how to engage other staff - paid and volunteer - in this work. You'll also receive a worksheet to help you begin to tell the story of volunteer impact in your organization.