Category Archives: Volunteer

Mission Matters

I work with a lot of nonprofit board members.  No board member has ever told me they joined a nonprofit’s board because they couldn’t wait to attend long meetings. No board member has told me that the reason for joining … Continue reading

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Strategies to Transform Volunteers into Donors

According the Independent Sector, 42% of adults both give and volunteer to nonprofit organizations, as compared to merely 2% of adults who report only volunteering with nonprofit organizations.1 Further, research shows that on average, households that volunteer give twice as … Continue reading

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As Advertised

Last year I volunteered as part of Habitat for Humanity’s Global Village Program to build houses for a week in Guatemala.  It was an amazing experience to work side by side with local residents to increase the number of simple, decent … Continue reading

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