Why I Volunteer

Why I Volunteer

This post is adapted and updated from a post originally shared on 3-24-2015 So much has been written and discussed in nonprofit circles about what motivates today’s volunteers. The chance to use or gain skills, to make a tangible difference in a community, to support...
It’s Budget Time… so we have FREE Resources to share!

It’s Budget Time… so we have FREE Resources to share!

For many organizations, it’s budget time! And we all know what that means. Get out your calculators, begin planning, and get ready to advocate for your needs. Since money is on many people’s minds as you plan for 2018, we decided to “celebrate”...
Engaging and Empowering the 50+ Crowd in New York City

Engaging and Empowering the 50+ Crowd in New York City

As part of our ongoing series of case studies of best practices in volunteer engagement, we met Rabbi Brian Fink, Director of Engage at the JCC Manhattan to learn more about the work of the Engage Jewish Service Corps, which seeks to meaningfully engage volunteers in...
Finding the Right Volunteer Partner

Finding the Right Volunteer Partner

So, you are seeking a volunteer to step up and take on a leadership role in your organization and, since you will be this volunteer’s primary staff partner, you’re motivated to find just the right person for the job. Where do you begin? Ensuring that you find the...