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Social Media Best Practices for Volunteer Groups

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Many volunteer groups are so busy doing good work, sometimes they forget to engage with their social networks. However, using social media can be a great way to share information about your cause and simply sound the trumpets a little bit about what you are up to.  An added bonus is that it’s free! That said, there are some “dos” and “don’ts” associated with all social media use, so here to clarify are a few social media best practices for volunteer groups. Do Your Research When looking to expand your social media presence, it is a good...

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10 Tactics for Recruiting Volunteers

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While nonprofit organizations face an uphill battle when it comes to recruiting volunteers, with the correct recruitment and management strategies a nonprofit can develop a large and devoted volunteer base. Here are 10 ways to create a strong and skilled volunteer recruitment program. 1. Beef Up Your Email List An email list is a time-efficient way to recruit volunteers. It is helpful to capture as many email addresses as possible at events in order to continually grow the email list. Segment your email list so that it is manageable, accurate...

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Thank a Volunteer this Volunteer Week with Our $100 Amazon Giveaway!

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Celebrate the people who power your organization. Volunteers help nonprofits achieve their mission every day. National Volunteer Week is all about highlighting the impact of that service and thanking volunteers who donate their time and talent to make a difference. Starts 4/13 and ends 4/21. Winners will be notified by email. There are many ways to enter and you can enter more than once. When sharing on Twitter and Facebook, be sure to tag your friends and fellow volunteers, and use the hashtag #volunteerweek. See below! a Rafflecopter...

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10 Ways Organizations Can Encourage Volunteering

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While there are a number of factors that contribute to a decline in volunteers, it is left to the nonprofit sector to encourage them back. One estimate puts the loss of volunteer hours at about $175 billion dollars of services wasted. Nonprofits need to adapt to the shifting volunteer landscape by making changes that will attract volunteers to their organization. 1. Show Appreciation Volunteers need to feel appreciated. The tried-and-true methods of an in-person or a handwritten “Thank You” are still important. But so is sharing appreciation...

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5 Timeless and 5 New Rotary Club Fundraising Events

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Rotary Club fundraising is an important function of the organization. Fundraising not only supports the valuable programs that Rotary provides, it’s also an opportunity to partner with other organizations and strengthen as a club. While familiar fundraisers have become anticipated annual events, it is not a bad idea to incorporate a new fundraiser every once in a while. To help your Rotary Club bring in new funds here are 5 timeless fundraisers and 5 new Rotary Club Fundraising events. TIMELESS Duck Race You have probably heard of the...

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7 Printable Volunteer Appreciation Quotes for Volunteer Appreciation Week

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Celebrate National Volunteer Week.  April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week and we have provided 7 volunteer appreciation quotes to help you thank and honor volunteers for their hard work and time of service. To help you express your appreciation we have made it easy for you with these 7 printable quotes. Print a note card for your volunteers to show how much their hard work means to you. “Those who can do, do. Those who can do more, volunteer.”-Author Unknown This quote acknowledges that volunteering takes an extra special...

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The Ultimate List of Girl Empowerment Programs

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Confidence, leadership, and life skills are themes found in girl empowerment programs. Many parents can admit that is has never been easy to raise a daughter and with the added challenges that kids are facing, girls could use an extra safety net. While all of these girl empowerment initiatives inspire girls to reach their full potential, they all have their distinct differences. Some focus on physical fitness, while others look to creative writing and even globetrotting. The common denominator in all is that they are specifically designed for...

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10 Printable Sports Leadership Quotes for Youth Athletes

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Get your young athlete inspired with these sports leadership quotes. We can all use a few words of encouragement now and then and these quotes come from some of the most accomplished and respected leaders in sports. Print out a quote to hang on your refrigerator or print a few smaller, tag-size quotes that can adorn a backpack or gear bag. It’s not a bad idea to save a stash for a rainy day when your sports player is feeling frustrated or discouraged. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” Babe Ruth These wise...

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3 Pillars of Effective Nonprofit Accounting Software in 2018

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Finding straightforward accounting software to manage your nonprofits books can be an overwhelming process. Software programs can either be too complex for a small nonprofit or too simplistic for your accounting needs. We would like to make this process a little bit easier for you by providing 3 important pillars to look for when choosing an effective nonprofit accounting software. Simple Your nonprofit has a mission to fulfill and you really can’t afford to have administration get in the way. First and foremost, an effective accounting...

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What to Do When a Homeowner Won’t Pay Annual HOA Dues

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When a homeowner becomes a part of a homeowner association they typically understand the necessity for paying annual HOA dues. However, there are a number of reasons that a homeowner may not pay the dues. Annual HOA dues are an important part of the functioning of an HOA as these funds are used to help cover maintenance costs for the overall property. If you are a part of an HOA board there are a few steps you can take to address the delinquent owner. Do Your Homework Before taking any action against the delinquent dues payer, check your...

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