3 Top Tips for Creating Engaging Position Descriptions – an Enhancing the Volunteer Lifecycle, Part 1: Developing Position Descriptions Webinar Recap

Posted Thursday, April 27th, 2017 by Verified Volunteers Staff

We recently hosted the first webinar of our three-part series, Enhancing the Volunteer Lifecycle. In Part 1, Developing Position Descriptions, we discussed how an engaging and informative position description ensures a volunteer role is strategic, attractive, and appropriate for a volunteer. Beth Steinhorn, President of JFFixler Group, utilized various tools and a case study to illustrate how developing a strong position description can lead to success for you, your volunteers, and your nonprofit.

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Research Says Volunteering is Good for the Mind and Body

Posted Thursday, April 20th, 2017 by Verified Volunteers Staff

Attentions Volunteer Managers, volunteers, and anyone that’s ever thought they would like to get involved civically – one of the most touted benefits of volunteering in one’s local community is that it produces that joyful increase of endorphins psychologists term “happiness.”

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Fast, Effective Volunteer Reference Checking

Posted Thursday, April 13th, 2017 by Verified Volunteers Staff

When you have at last found that amazing volunteer who’s eager to give back to the community, possesses several skills that will benefit your organization greatly, and has a positive, go-getter attitude you’re sure will fit in with the rest of your volunteers, you may be tempted to skip over the section of their volunteer application titled, “References.”

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