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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.

INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Making the Match
Aligning volunteer interests with nonprofit needs
Creative, Fun, and Easy Ways to Engage Skilled Volunteers
How Has Technology Changed Volunteering?
An opportunity to give YOUR two cents.
Upcoming Training: Telling the Story of Volunteer Impact
It's time to move past number of volunteers and hours and start telling the real story.
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MAKING THE MATCH
ALIGNING VOLUNTEER INTERESTS WITH NONPROFIT NEEDS

Check out how to align volunteer interests with nonprofit needs.

What do you do when the needs of nonprofits don't match up with the interests of volunteers?

Based on data from our latest annual Impact Report, we have some ideas...


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CREATIVE, FUN, AND EASY WAYS TO ENGAGE SKILLED VOLUNTEERS

Learn some 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?

Get ideas here.
 
HOW HAS TECHNOLOGY CHANGED VOLUNTEERING?
GIVE YOUR TWO CENTS

We want to hear from you: How has technology changed volunteering and volunteer engagement?
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.

Thurs, Aug 15, 2014
11:00 PT/2:00 ET

 
Training Price:
FREE

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