Your ability to recruit, retain, mobilize, and develop a volunteer corps is directly tied to your capacity for carrying out the mission. They also present a managerial challenge: part server, part served, volunteers are known commitment-phobes with the potential to become your most fiercely loyal advocates.
Fortunately, we've got a wealth of research and expertise available to make the most of your most versatile resource, from our multi-part feature, Building Your Volunteer Corps, to our Certificate of Nonprofit Volunteer Management Essentials.
12 Ways to Connect
Rick Lynch, author of Keeping Volunteers, provides a dozen easy ways to connect with volunteers. Learn more
Millennials support causes first, not organizations, so it’s up to you to convince them that your nonprofit is the best way for them to make a difference on the wider issue. Read the findings report
BUILDING YOUR VOLUNTEER CORPS
In this in-depth report, four Georgia organizations share their methods to engage volunteers. Read the NOW article