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Volunteer Engagement and Retainment: Tips for Keeping Volunteers Coming Back

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As the nonprofit sector tackles the volunteer shortage, here are ways you can engage and retain volunteers.

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AmeriCorps Announces Volunteer Generation Fund Grant Competition

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AmeriCorps announced that applications are open for its 2023 fiscal year Volunteer Generation Fund grant competition.

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5 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Managing Volunteers

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While volunteers are great, managing them isn’t the same as managing staff. Here are five things to avoid when managing volunteers.

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Should Nonprofit Staff Volunteer Alongside Volunteers?

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I had spent much of my time on Saturday as a staff member, volunteering to collaborate with volunteers on a special project. Needless to say, I was tired as I authored this article on Sunday. .

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Unlocking Volunteer Potential: Strategies for Impactful Nonprofit Engagement

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It is challenging to fully unlock volunteer potential. Spending countless hours to recruit and train volunteers only to have up to half of them never engage again is a loss of time and resources. Here are a few strategies to achieve impactful nonprofit engagement.

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AmeriCorps Releases Volunteer Generation Fund Evaluation and Capacity Building Project Report

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AmeriCorps released a report assessing how State Service Commissions in nine states used grants to support volunteer management.

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Why Volunteer Engagement Is Essential to Fulfilling Your Fundraising Potential

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Two trends in the nonprofit world suggest we are facing a crisis: the declining number of donors and declining number of volunteers. Here are some reasons volunteers are so important for nonprofits' fundraising goals, and some guidance on what you should consider to get them engaged.

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