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Recruit New Volunteer Talent

Mar 23 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

Tap Into the Networks of Your Volunteers.

Volunteer recruitment “tell-a-friend” campaigns are easy ways to expand your volunteer recruitment campaigns by tapping into the networks of your existing volunteers. Your biggest fans will be more than happy to help you spread the word, but they need encouragement and the tools to do it.

That’s where... Read Article

Writing The Perfect, Targeted Volunteer Opportunity

Mar 12 2018

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Keep It Light, Brief & Straightforward

A well-written volunteer opportunity title and description let volunteers know exactly what’s expected of them. Use short, succinct sentences to address the responsibilities of the role and clearly outline expectations. Avoid lengthy paragraphs with needlessly professional jargon, and limit your... Read Article

Volunteer Coordinator Matches Puppies with People

Feb 28 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

Spreading Joy One Match at a Time. Susan Rivenbark is Assistance Dogs of the West's (ADW) Volunteer Coordinator and her actions have an immense impact on all of the organization's activities. A Washington transplant, Susan moved to Santa Fe with her husband, Don after falling in love with the culture, weather, arts and all that is beautiful in Northern New... Read Article

Volunteering Trends You Should Know About

Feb 23 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

Emerging Trends in 2018. Organizations that assist others and their communities rely on committed volunteers. Although that reality is constant from year-to-year, there are some trends you’re likely to see in 2018. And these trends have the potential to change what compels people to give their time to good causes.    Purpose is a universal... Read Article

Nominate a Volunteer for the Mayor's Day of Recognition

Feb 21 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

Recognize Your Indispensable Volunteers! Each year, thousands of volunteers work to make The Land of Enchantment a brighter place. The City of Albuquerque wants to recognize volunteers dedicated to our community!   Deadline: March 9, 2018. Nominate an individual volunteer or group of volunteers for the following awards: Lifetime Achievement... Read Article

Submit a Volunteer Service Project & Win Funding

Feb 9 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

Inspire Impact in Your Community. Each year, the Network Volunteer Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico partners with service organizations to host a Volunteer Fair to promote community volunteerism.    The Network Volunteer Center is now accepting submissions service projects that will take place during National Volunteer Week.... Read Article

Volunteer Finds Joy in Caring for Others

Jan 24 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

"The Time I Give Makes a Difference." My name is Celia Owens and I am a volunteer at Coming Home Connection (CHC.) As a volunteer, I feel so rewarded because I know that the time I give makes the difference between a person being able to remain in their own home or being forced by circumstances to live in a facility.   I go once a week to help a... Read Article

Rock Social Media

Jan 4 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

And Give Volunteers an A+ Experience.

“The most common first impression of volunteers is that our program is efficient and organized,” says Greg, “but once they turn their attention to their own feelings and observations, the comments become very different – and quite moving.”

One volunteer observed, “One woman told us we provided joy in a life... Read Article

Creative Ways to Engage Volunteers During the Holidays

Dec 5 2017

Related to: Volunteer Management

3 Words: Food, Drama, Variety!

The holiday season is a popular time for volunteering – and nonprofit organizations know it. In order to stand out from the pack and attract dedicated volunteers who are a good fit for your organization, you need to get creative about how you engage all of the folks looking to help out between now and the end of... Read Article

National Philanthropy Day Awards 2017

Oct 20 2017

Related to: Fundraising, Related to: Leadership, Related to: Volunteer Management

  Celebrate Philanthrophy. Celebrate the endless contributions local individuals and organizations make to so many important causes across the state.     Join AFP New Mexico Chapter in recognizing some of our community's top donors, volunteers, foundations, and nonprofits. The 2017 ... Read Article

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