Listen Up! Summer  Listening List

Listen Up! Summer Listening List

Every summer, we post a list of “what we’re reading.” For the 2018 edition, stay tuned (as I do have a good stack of books just bursting with sticky notes and dog-eared pages that I’ve been reading the past few months and I’d love to share them). However, in honor of...
Sometimes Simplicity Rules!

Sometimes Simplicity Rules!

This blog was originally posted in November 2015, but a client recently asked a question about how to match volunteers needing flexibility with staff members who need shot term assistance with small projects. Of course, I thought of this post. We are sharing it here....
Volunteer Orientations: Is the Jury Still Out?

Volunteer Orientations: Is the Jury Still Out?

As I am being called back next week for my civic “volunteer” duty, I am reposting this from October 6, 2015 and I can’t wait to see if the orientation process has changed at all in the few years since my last experience! I volunteered yesterday...
Finding the Fit for Remote Volunteers — A Case Study

Finding the Fit for Remote Volunteers — A Case Study

As part of our ongoing series of Case Studies, VQ Volunteer Strategies is sharing a story from WomenOnCall, a unique, online network created to connect professional women with meaningful causes and skills-based volunteer opportunities in the Chicago area. We at VQ...