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Why Your Nonprofit Needs Skills-Based Volunteers

Located at the intersection of passion and purpose, skills-based volunteering allows professionals to make a tangible, lasting difference by connecting with a cause they care about and donating their skills to further that cause. Here’s why your NPO can’t ignore skills-based volunteers.

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Why Engaging Your Volunteers Will Help Your NPO Thrive

Volunteer engagement isn’t just a trivial award or public recognition, but rather part of a nonprofit’s culture. Engagement starts with recruitment.

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KC Ronald McDonald House Goes Online to Manage Volunteers

Volunteers are essential to achieving the mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City. More than 10,000 people annually help serve the nightly meals, while another 200 people volunteer regularly working in the houses. To accomplish this, they use several programs to ensure their volunteers’ needs are being met and to make sure that volunteers are remaining engaged.

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3 Ways to Recruit College Students for Spring Break Volunteering

Spring break is rapidly approaching. While I’d like to lie to you all and tell you that it still looks like an Elvis movie, it looks a more like a scene from a movie starring Zach Galifianakis. (Cue the horrible mental images of kids making poor life choices at 9 a.m. on a beach somewhere—sorry, parents. Take a moment to text your children.)

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How Small Nonprofits Can Recruit Entrepreneur Volunteers to Their Cause

It can be exhausting, and costly, trying to get the attention of giant corporations and their foundations. But when you’re looking to recruit volunteers, maybe entrepreneurs is where you need to focus your attention.

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How to Help Volunteers Keep the Initial Spark and Avoid Burnout

Volunteer burnout is incredibly avoidable, if you recognize what drives them away in the first place. Take these steps to make sure you keep them around.

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Empower Your Volunteers to Raise Money for Your NPO

Empowering your volunteers to fundraise is an important step and one that must be intentional.

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Our Favorite Articles from Nonprofit Hub in 2014

It’s been a busy year around Nonprofit Hub, and we don’t doubt that you’ve had a busy year too. As we wind down 2014 and dust off our party hats, we thought it would be helpful to bring back some of our favorite and more popular articles from the past year.

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Recognizing the Importance of Gratitude

As a nonprofit, finding ways to recognize volunteers and make sure the organization is grateful for their contributions is one of most important tasks you can engage in.

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How to Pick Yourself Up When You Feel Like You’re Not Making a Difference

Let’s be honest here—all of us in the nonprofit space have moments when we seriously question the difference we’re really making. Here’s how to pick yourself up and keep moving forward.