Happy Thanksgiving From Verified Volunteers

Posted Thursday, November 17th, 2016 by Verified Volunteers Staff

Thanksgiving is a special time in our lives to stop all of craziness around us and relax. From pumpkin pie desserts to spending time with loved ones, there is a lot to be thankful for this year.

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5 Insights You Need to Know. Volunteer Screening 2017: Research Results and Insights Webinar.

Posted Thursday, November 10th, 2016 by Verified Volunteers Staff

Recently, we presented a webinar around Verified Volunteers’ second annual research study on the state of volunteerism and volunteer screening in America. We discussed key findings, insights, and trends from the report. Toby Chalberg, Chief Digital Officer at Points of Light, joined me on the webinar and had some very interesting thoughts and insights of his own. Here are the 5 insights you need to know.

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Empowering Volunteers to Lead: The Top 12 Questions We Didn’t Get To

Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 by Verified Volunteers Staff

We recently presented a webinar, Empowering Volunteers to Lead, along with our friends at Y-USA. Emily Holthouse, National Director, Social Responsibility for Y-USA, and Andrea Lee, Project Manager for Social Responsibility at Y-USA lent the expertise they have gathered through their leadership of the Y’s Togetherhood program. The Togetherhood program connects people from all backgrounds to plan and carry out volunteer projects that address a real need in their community. Emily and Andrea’s goal is to have as many of those projects be volunteer-led and managed. That’s a goal many organizations with volunteer programs share so it was no surprise that, at the end of the session, there were TONS of questions for our presenters. We didn’t get to them all…so Emily and Andrea were kind enough to weigh in on some of the more commonly asked questions here.

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