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Achieving More Together

We know that as community leaders, you work hard to support volunteers and keep your programs and ministries running smoothly. What’s more, we understand that volunteer management is a means to a greater end. Whether your church schedules homebound ministry or your nonprofit helps to feed the hungry, your volunteers show up to do the work because they want to see their communities strengthened and their corners of the world made better. And so do we.

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Spring cleaning your database

When doing a spring cleaning in your home, you typically focus on spots that you don’t get to regularly. The same process should be applied to your Ministry Scheduler Pro database -- especially now due to Covid. In this article, we’ll cover what aspects of your database would benefit from being cleaned regularly and how doing so will help keep your ministry scheduling running smoothly.

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Your Security Comes First

Thousands of churches use Ministry Scheduler Pro to schedule, communicate with, and organize their volunteers. Not only do we help churches keep their volunteer ministries in order, but we also go to great lengths to provide peace of mind by safeguarding client and volunteer data. We’re proud to keep client security at the forefront of everything we do.

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Fishbowls: Keeping departments connected in a remote workplace

How can organizations support remote teams coming together? What tools and practices support intentional collaboration and cross-functional understanding? Enter Fishbowls, a fun and simple way for organizations to level-up cross-departmental connections, foster a stronger team culture, and achieve greater collaborative success.

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Beyond Easter Scheduling: Tips for connecting with volunteers

Easter is one of the most exciting times of the year! It's also an opportunity to connect with members in a deeper and more meaningful way. Whether it’s veteran volunteers or occasional attendees, it’s important to make people feel engaged and valued. Given many of the unknowns this year, here are some suggestions on how to go beyond just scheduling and keep volunteers engaged.

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Start With Service

At Rotunda Software, we deeply value our connections with our clients and build every relationship on a foundation of service. Over time, we’ve learned a thing or two about developing strong connections with our clients, and we wanted to share those things with you as you build relationships with your team and community. It comes down to one key factor: start with service.

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How to create a new volunteer program at your church

Volunteers are the backbone of many churches. But setting up a new volunteer program from scratch is intimidating. Here are some tips to help you set up and successfully manage a new program.

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WORC IT! Rotunda's Week of Remote Connection 2020

Rotunda Software is a fully remote team, typically connecting via email, chat, and video calls. While we don’t share an office building, we are a close-knit team, thanks in part to our team retreats. We relish the opportunity to work and laugh together, and going on retreats as a team has been a staple at Rotunda for a reason: it brings our company values to fruition! Working and spending time together builds our inter-office relationships and makes us a stronger team. And while 2020 may have put a damper on meeting in person, we still found a way to stay connected and grow together with WORC IT! Rotunda’s Week of Remote Connection.

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Keeping volunteers engaged and willing to serve

When it comes to ministry scheduling, every scheduler will admit that they have a certain few volunteers that are their “regulars.” These are the volunteers you can consistently rely on to show up when scheduled, fill in if others need a sub, and help out when you’re in a jam. But what is it that keeps those volunteers engaged and willing to serve regularly? And how can we get more volunteers to be our regulars? Here are some ideas to help engage your volunteers and retain them for the long run!

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Tips for Scheduling with New Requirements

As we embrace the new normal of scheduling church services and volunteers, whether it's for online or in-person services, it's important to know there are tools available to make this new reality easier. Here are three ways to accommodate the changes happening in your church while still making it easy to resume consistent scheduling when the time comes.

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