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VSP User Spotlight: Saint Bede Eucharistic Adoration Ministry

For the people of Saint Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg, Virginia, observing Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament is a core part of practicing their faith. When they expanded Eucharistic Adoration, they discovered that Volunteer Scheduler Pro is ideal for Adoration scheduling, so they purchased it and never looked back.

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6 Occasions to Recognize Volunteers

Amid the daily task list of scheduling volunteers and running an organization, the importance of recognizing volunteers can get lost. But it’s foundational to the health of any organization to recognize their volunteers whenever possible. Foster a feeling of appreciation among your volunteers by recognizing them on these six occasions.

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Volunteer Satisfaction Surveys: How to Discover Volunteers' Levels of Happiness

Volunteering has been known to improve health and increases happiness. But how happy are the volunteers at your organization? Do you know? If not, there’s no better time to find out than at the beginning of a new year. Create a volunteer satisfaction survey to learn volunteers’ happiness levels with everything from volunteer scheduling to communication with leadership at your organization.

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20 Ways to Improve Your Volunteer Program in 2019

A new year is approaching quickly! And with every new year comes an opportunity to re-evaluate organizational programs and structures to ensure you’re getting the most out of your volunteer scheduling and program. Here are 20 ideas that could become your volunteer management resolutions for 2019.

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VSP User Spotlight: Theatrikos Theatre Company

Managing the ebb and flow of work at a nonprofit theatre comes with its share of challenges, not least of which is volunteer scheduling. With over 200 volunteers and 13 annual shows — and each show with multiple performances! — Volunteer Scheduler Pro allows Bracken Davis at Theatrikos Theatre Company to manage the difficult task of scheduling and tracking volunteer hours in a fraction of the time it once took her to do it by hand.

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How to Create an Effective Volunteer Transition Plan

What do you think of when you think of the nonprofit volunteer lifecycle? For many, recruitment and engagement are the first things that come to mind. However, to ensure volunteer schedules and programs are optimized and run smoothly, it’s important to consider volunteer transitions as well.

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The Secret to Recruiting Volunteers: Create Value

Whether you recruit, train, or schedule volunteers, anyone involved in volunteer management 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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