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How to Take Back Control of Your Nonprofit

As a comrade in arms, I know first-hand the challenges of working at a nonprofit. Management in a nonprofit setting, of course, is often a delicate balancing act: first and foremost serving your target population, along wit […]

How to Fix a Disintegrated Constituent Base

In most nonprofits, the line between donor and volunteer is very blurred. The majority of your supporters give both time and money to the organization they love so much. You see the same faces at fundraising galas as you do at […]

How to Retain New Volunteers (With Email)

With 2015 approaching fast, it's time to start tweaking (or developing) your volunteer recruitment plan. Part of that plan should outline how you'll keep new volunteers interested and coming back for more. Since most volunteer […]

Customer Testimonials for VolunteerHub

If you’ve read many of our blog posts, you know that we’re very proud of this fact: since 1996, VolunteerHub has been used to manage over 5 billion volunteer hours. As impressive as this is, it’s also important to remember t […]

3 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Tips for Showing Gratitude to Volunteers

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving (if you’re in the United States). For me, this means hanging out with family (and Otis), eating lots of chocolate pecan pie, and taking a long nap. But it also means being thankful. The same i […]

Building a Team of Commando Volunteers

A fantastic opportunity emerges during a planning meeting. It is a community-wide event that will give you the increased exposure you’ve been looking for. The only challenge is that it’s happening next weekend. What are […]

3 Tips for Engaging Volunteers on #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday 2014 is a great opportunity to re-engage your volunteers! — VolunteerHub (@volunteerhub) November 21, 2014 If your organization is preparing for #GivingTuesday on December 2nd, chances are most of what you've […]

5 Tips for Engaging Volunteers – Backed by Science

Social media platforms and technology are changing at exponential rates. Facebook's newsfeed algorithm changes from week to week, and Twitter now has Analytics! There are also new tools coming out each week to help you better m […]

How to Become a Volunteer Coordinator

Do you like variety in your job? Do you enjoy helping a cause and working with people? If so, you may have what it takes to be a volunteer coordinator. If you are considering a job in this field, then our article is for you […]

3 Timeless Tips for Engaging Volunteers with Social Media

Regardless of how fast social media technology (sites, tips, etc.) changes, engaging volunteers with social media is largely about listening, understanding, and empathizing. This will always be true, as long as human beings exist […]