The old saying is true – “Many hands make light work.” Volunteers can be a huge asset to your nonprofit, donating hundreds or thousands of hours of work each year to your cause. When your nonprofit is new or young, it can be tricky to find great volunteers and plug them in to a roleContinue reading
The old saying is true – “Many hands make light work.” Volunteers can be a huge asset to your nonprofit, donating hundreds or thousands of hours of work each year to your cause. When your nonprofit is new or young, it can be tricky to find great volunteers and plug them in to30Continue reading
Raffle cheat sheets are a good idea to share with your volunteers selling raffle tickets. As volunteers make their way around the venue, they can quickly refer to the cheat sheet to answer questions.
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One reason auction volunteers quit is because they become frustrated by the lack of organization from the Auction Chair. Creating an auction organizational chart like this one helps volunteers understand their role in the larger committee.
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Volunteers are an important resource for any nonprofit. There’s no way you can do everything yourself to run your organization. It’s just not physically possible. While you’re in growth mode, volunteers can help you get things done, deliver services, run your programs, and help with the thousand little things that must be done.30
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Volunteers are the lifeblood of many nonprofits. It’s true. They bring extra hands and usually a healthy dose of enthusiasm as well to help you get things done and fulfill your nonprofit’s mission. They work without reward and often under less-than-perfect circumstances. So, be sure to thank them. And30
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If you’re a Gala Auction Chair, be aware that Auction Flu season is around the corner. It most often strikes a day or two after your event has concluded.
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In 1988 I was deliriously happy to have been hired to work on a U.S. Senate campaign. It was my first “real” fundraising gig and I was greener than a lily pad. But I didn’t care. I was honored to be working for and with a group of passionate men and woman who were willing […]Continue reading
Have you ever heard a young child emphatically say: I. Can. Do. It. Myself. when you attempt to help them with a task they are truly invested in completing themselves? Because you are in a rush to get out the door you “help” them put on their boots or zip their coat or you tug […]
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If you have a big dream for your nonprofit, you know you need people to help you achieve it. You can’t do it alone. It’s too big. I bet you’d love to have an army of people helping you get stuff done. Maybe you’ve tried using volunteers, but you just can’t seem to get30
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