Volunteer Management System: A Strategic Step towards Volunteer Preservation

  Jasmine Salem of iVolunteer shares a brief summary of the Volunteer Management System model, as discussed at a recent workshop last July 2, 2016. Way back in my University days, I perceived volunteer management as merely posting an announcement for volunteer searches, filtering those volunteers as per an organization’s criteria and then, briefing those…

Stages of a Volunteer’s Evolution

In order to effectively engage volunteers, a volunteer manager needs to understand that volunteers have different skills, needs, and commitment levels. Simply generalizing volunteers can overwhelm new volunteers or dissuade experienced volunteers as they are not leveraged to the best of their capacity.