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Tips to strengthen your volunteer program and empower member volunteers

Nimble AMS

A nd learn volunteer empowerment strategies to try out at your organization! Mentor/Mentee program. Offer mentoring opportunities by connecting member volunteers in an official mentor/mentee program. When you add benefits to your program, volunteers will feel supported and appreciated by your association.

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Hire Fresh Talent—But Before You Shop, Check the Fridge


Once we talk through the issues, they realize that there is a current employee, who with the right training and mentoring, would be a great fit for the role. For example, don’t tell applicants that you have a culture of empowerment and self-direction, when the reality is that most projects require multiple levels of approval.


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How Mentorship Can Break Down Racial Divides

Saleforce Nonprofit

It was updated for National Mentoring Month in January 2023. A Life-Changing Relationship I made a point to find mentors — other Black reporters and anchors I still call on for advice today. I had always been an informal mentor, but when I moved to Florida, I joined Big Brothers Big Sisters as a volunteer, a ‘Big Sister’.

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Opportunity to Mentor Nigerian Women - The Networking for Success Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you might want to consider participating in this online mentoring program for women in Nigeria. Over the past three years, I have a couple of opportunities to be a virtual technology mentor to other women in remote parts of the world. This can be a really rewarding experience.

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Advice, Experience, + Pride—Thoughts from MC Staff

Media Cause

Though we’re the same age and grew up as sleepaway camp friends, she always felt like a mentor to me as well. Joy As Resistance —an organization providing mental health counseling + “biq queer little queer” mentoring programs to queer youth in Denver. Who has had the largest impact on your life? My friend Ren!

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Help Empower Women Rights Organizations in the Ukraine

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The project is called “ Tech2Empower ,” organized by Wake , an organization on a quest to leverage technology for women’s empowerment globally. These organizations will have intensive and hands-on tech training and mentoring during the workshop. In Ukraine, nearly 2 million people are internally displaced.

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Do Capacity Building Programs Help Nonprofits Achieve Better Results?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Forgotten Roots of Capacity Development in the Movement for Ownership and Empowerment. Our role was to coach, support, mentor where necessary – but never to lead. Few were accompanied by a strong statement about commitment to process that prioritizes ownership and empowerment.