what people are saying.
I wanted to thank you so much for your assistance and that of your volunteers in helping us get out our fundraising mailing that is so critical to our success. Your people worked so hard and were so pleasant and accommodating; we couldn't have completed the job without them.
- Barbara Dresslar, Hospice by the Bay
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Skills-based and Corporate Volunteer Engagement
In the last several years, nonprofits have seen a serge in companies interested in skills-based volunteering. Here you will find resources about how to prepare for and effectively manage the skill-based and pro bono volunteer work force.
Skills-based Volunteering: Preparing for High Impact Volunteer Engagement
This presentation created by The Volunteer Center defines skills-based volunteering and walks you through how to locate these volunteer opportunities within your organization. Additionally, you will learn easy steps to begin or expand your skills-based volunteering opportunities.
Companies are from Mars; Nonprofits are from Venus
In this article, David Warshaw explains the roots of the communication gap between nonprofits and companies when partnering with companies on skill-based volunteer projects. Warshaw further offers tips for success in managing skills-based volunteer projects to meet both partners goals.
Nonprofit Readiness Toolkit
Is your nonprofit organization considering using pro bono and highly skilled volunteers? If so, the Nonprofit Readiness Toolkit for Pro Bono Volunteering
will help to outline a process for building on your existing volunteer program and to anticipate how to best manage these specialized volunteers to enhance your organization’s work.
For more resources, email Jill Blackburn