Engaging Volunteers: The VolunteerMatch Blog for Social Change Organizations

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Engaging Volunteers: The VolunteerMatch Blog for Social Change Organizations

All content from this campaign is republished from the VolunteerMatch blog Engaging Volunteers. Engaging Volunteers is designed specifically for organizations that engage volunteers. It includes tips, news, best practices and stories about volunteering as a major focus in the nonprofit sector.

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How to Make MLK Day a Day “On”
Recognized as one of history’s most influential leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work continues to inspire communities to come together and elevate doing good through service. In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service. Every third Monday in January, good people across the country come together to lean into MLK’s legacy and...
Jan 21, 2019 10:30 AM ET
How Do You #GiveTime To Make Home Possible?
#GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable holiday season, and for the second year in a row, VolunteerMatch is joining forces with U.S. Bank to inspire good people to #GiveTime in honor of #GivingTuesday....
Nov 20, 2018 10:05 AM ET
The Best Days and Times to Recruit Volunteers
You worked really hard to craft the perfect volunteer appeal, but what’s next? When’s the best day or time to publish your opportunity on VolunteerMatch to ensure it gains the most traction? After all, you want to make sure you’re casting your line while volunteers are searching! We’ve heard iterations of the following from many volunteer managers who are looking to make data-driven...
Sep 27, 2018 3:00 PM ET
5 Ways to Help Communities Affected by Hurricane Florence (and Other Natural Disasters)
This year’s hurricane season has been extraordinarily active and destructive across parts of the U.S. If you’ve been following coverage of Hurricane Florence, you’re well aware of the dangers it poses, including life-threatening storm surges, catastrophic flooding and...
Sep 14, 2018 3:00 PM ET
Inspire Your Volunteers With These 18 Famous Quotes
We hope you’re ready for National Volunteer Week (4/23 - 4/29)! Here at VolunteerMatch, we’re eager to celebrate #NVW2017 by honoring the volunteers and people who make volunteering possible — you! In today’s post, we’re highlighting ways to inspire your volunteers — through bite...
Apr 21, 2017 4:30 PM ET