This morning, an email arrived from a volunteer manager I've known for many years, and she shared this request: I'm...
Reduce the Recruitment Challenge: Feedback Key to Gen Z Engagement
As workplaces struggle to hire and retain employees, nonprofits and other mission-driven organizations have parallel...
Avoiding Conflict: It’s All about Expectations
As I prepare to deliver a training today on navigating sticky situations with volunteers for a statewide network of...
Summer Reading on Failure, Feedback, and Resilience
Rarely are we asked about how organizational leaders can create opportunities for volunteers to provide feedback to them, and it’s even rarer to be asked about the benefits of doing so.
Volunteer Performance Evaluations
Evaluating a volunteer’s performance means that the organization’s leadership recognizes and accepts that there are, in fact, standards and/or goals for volunteers’ involvement!