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Resources and Vendors
Connecting with peers and having the right tools can be vitally important to successfully engaging volunteers. Local, national, or global associations provide resources and communities of practice to inspire and empower you as a leader of volunteers. And when it comes to vendors (whether volunteer management software, background checks, or insurance), a good partner can make your work and the impact that volunteers have much more efficient.
The following associations and vendors are among those VQ Volunteer Strategies suggests exploring when seeking to connect with peers and streamline your volunter engagement efforts.
Vounteer Engagement Associations
The Association for Leaders of Volunteer Engagement (AL!VE) is the national professional association for leaders in volunteer engagement to provide networking, professional development, mentoring, and advocacy.
Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration is dedicated to advancing excellence in volunteer administration by delivering professional certification and advocating ethical practice.
Vounteer Management Software
Better Impact, Inc. Volunteer management software that’s comprehensive, easy to use, and backed by an amazing team of professionals ready to help you. Beth Steinhorn of VQ Volunteer Strategies is a Better Impact Certified Consultant. As an independent contractor (not employed by Better Impact), we are available to help Better Impact users optimize the technology through a well-thought out strategy, including volunteer role development, recruitment, screening, training of staff and volunteers, and support and recognition.
Get Connected by Galaxy Digital. Trusted by thousands of organizations across the U.S. and Canada, Get Connected makes it simple for your volunteers to find and select the opportunities they’re passionate about.
Golden Volunteer. An award-winning, mobile friendly software that can help you reach new volunteers and deepen engagement with your current volunteers.
Volunteer Screening Services
Sterling Volunteers. A fast, cost efficient, and straightforward way for organizations and volunteers to control the screening process.