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Rotunda Software Partners With Red Hook Responds to Help New York Community During COVID-19

Rotunda Software, the creator of scheduling software Volunteer Scheduler Pro, is proud to announce a partnership with the Town and Village of Red Hook, New York, and their newly formed volunteer initiative, Red Hook Responds.

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Tips for Re-Engaging Your Volunteers

Our communities are experiencing rapid changes in how they meet, communicate, and support one another. But while many services across the nation have been put on hold, the passion of your volunteers has never wavered, and they may be looking for your guidance on how they can best continue to serve. After conversations with Ministry Scheduler Pro users, we've put together resources on how you can use MSP to help! Here are a few ideas on how you can "repurpose" your volunteers to serve in other ways:

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How to Overcome Volunteer Scheduling Challenges During the Holidays

If you’re a seasoned scheduler, you know full well the challenges that come with volunteer scheduling. Thankfully, there are a few ways you can overcome these obstacles.

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Best Practices for Effective Holiday Volunteer Scheduling

Christmas is right around the corner, and for a ministry scheduler, that means busy days ahead. Wondering how you can keep your volunteer scheduling in order during the most hectic time of the year? As a previous volunteer scheduler at my church, I’ve put together some ideas to help you get started.

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4 Ways to Retain Volunteers

Recruitment is often top of mind for volunteer schedulers and managers, but one overlooked way to prevent ongoing recruitment is to retain the volunteers your organization already has. Consider some of the following best practices to retain your current volunteers.

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7 Creative Ways to Say Thank You to Church Volunteers

The holiday season is upon us, and with that, you’ll need to think beyond ministry scheduling and consider new and creative ways to say “thank you” to ministry volunteers who have given of their time and energy. Take a look at the following seven suggestions for new ideas!

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4 Questions to Ask Before Recruiting Volunteers

You have a new program set up, and you’re ready to start recruiting and scheduling volunteers to help run it. It’s an exciting time, and likely you’re ready to jump in with both feet. However, before reaching out to people to request their time and energy, consider the following four questions to help define your needs and focus your efforts.

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Retreats for a Close-Knit Company Culture

Rotunda is a fully remote team with a remarkably close-knit company culture. But of all the practices we have adopted to bring our remote team together, the annual all-hands Rotunda retreat stands out as the most important, or, at least, the most fun.

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4 Ways to Develop and Encourage Ministry Leaders

Having the right leadership in place is vital for the life of your church. This isn’t just true of paid ministry staff. Lay leaders are also important. When it comes to volunteer leadership roles — from ministry scheduling to teaching and leading — knowing how to develop volunteers’ skills and provide feedback is essential. Consider the following ideas to help grow and develop the volunteer ministry leaders at your church.

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Best Practices for Scheduling Volunteers for Events

If you’ve ever been responsible for event planning, you know it’s common to pour months of planning into an event that may only last a few hours. That’s because every detail counts. And one of the most important aspects of event planning is the volunteer team. Consider the following planning tips when scheduling volunteers for your next event.

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