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The Secret to Recruiting Volunteers: Create Value

Whether you schedule volunteers, recruit them, or train them, any volunteer manager knows that getting new volunteers on board is difficult. So, what can you do to attract new volunteers? The answer is simple: create value. Consider some of the following ideas as you map out your recruitment efforts.

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VSP User Spotlight: Eno River Association

Rather than scanning through countless emails and crawling through spreadsheets, Carolee Helgesen, Volunteer Coordinator for the Eno River Association (ERA), has used Volunteer Scheduler Pro since 2012 to schedule over 500 volunteers for the Festival for the Eno in Durham, North Carolina each July.

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How to Encourage All Stakeholders to Fill Volunteer Openings

Have you struggled to fill volunteer roles at your organization? You’re not alone. Recruiting volunteers is no small feat. Find out how to look internally at the organization’s current stakeholders to discover a whole new pool of qualified volunteers.

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How to Engage and Recruit Volunteers this Summer

Does it seem like summers fly by? Do you struggle to use them to their fullest potential for your volunteer schedules and programs? Don’t let these crucial months slip away. Commit to being intentional this summer. Approach the summer with clear goals to meet the volunteer needs of your nonprofit.

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VSP User Spotlight: Wags and Walks

It’s little wonder that Wags and Walks has become a powerful force for good. With a clear mission, an engaging volunteer program, and cute, furry friends, the people of this wonderful organization are changing Los Angeles, one paw at a time.

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4 Ways to Keep Volunteers Engaged

Volunteers create an exceptional opportunity for nonprofits to further their missions. But often, this opportunity isn’t capitalized on effectively—even by organizations with robust volunteer programs. A core problem is volunteer engagement. But you can prevent this! From on-boarding to volunteer scheduling, use these 4 ways to keep volunteers engaged.

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