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4 Innovative Volunteer Management Strategies For Food banks

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Running a food bank is no simple task, and it only gets more complicated when managing volunteers in addition to clientele. Here are four volunteer management strategies that can help food banks, and their volunteers, run as smoothly as possible. Reflect on Your Food Bank's Goals and Values.

Must-Have Recruitment Features In a Volunteer Management Software

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Volunteer recruitment is an essential part of any nonprofit organization's operations, but all too often recruiting volunteers can be an overwhelming task for volunteer program management and coordinators.

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Getting Volunteers Back To Work Safely During The COVID-19 Pandemic

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For many months nonprofit organizations around the world have stopped and volunteer programs that work directly in the community to protect both their volunteers and community members.

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5 Simple Things You Can Implement Now to Get More Volunteers Later

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Having enough volunteers can mean the difference between a nice event and a wildly successful one. Though, they're not always easy to find and the last thing you want to do is rush around recruiting at the last minute.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Postponing An Event - A Quick Guide

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As the world braces for the impact of a global pandemic, the events industry has been dramatically impacted. So in a time of government-sanctioned restrictions on public gathers, how can you best handle postponing your event to a later date? This is a question facing thousand of events globally.

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Preparing for Event Management Post-COVID-19

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As states and countries begin the reopening process with new regulations, many people are jumping to restart their events and reconnect with their friends, family, and associates.

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Volunteer Management During The COVID-19 Pandemic 

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone around the world, including nonprofits and organizations that rely on volunteers to perform critical tasks. There is no doubt that for many volunteer programs, all work has stopped or has been modified to be done remotely.

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COVID-19 - Finding The Opportunity For Your Events Amongst the Chaos

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There is no doubt that COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on the events industry, and there is a lot of anxiety surrounding what the future looks like. Yes, this is unfortunate.

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The World Health Organization: A Look Into the Future of Events

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The World Health Organization (WHO) recently came out with criteria all events organizers must follow for preventing, managing, and containing the spread of COVID-19 at their mass gatherings.

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A Practical Guide to Measuring Event Success

Can you measure event ROI? 3 in 5 marketers can't. Learn how with this free ROI model.

Top 6 Reasons Why Students Volunteer

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Student volunteers are an integral part of all activities on university and college campuses, from sports games, and student government to clubs and alumni events, volunteers are the workforce that makes campus life happen.

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5 Best Practice When Building Your Volunteer Program Budget

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Although making money isn't the primary goal of nonprofits, managing funds is a critical practice in ensuring that an organization can continue doing as much good as possible for all entities involved.

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COVID-19 Resources To Help You Plan Future Events and Mass Gatherings

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Live events all around the world came abruptly to a standstill during the COVID-19 health crisis, with travel and mass gatherings shut down the live events industry took a large hit.

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Event Production: 5 things To Consider When Planning And Managing Your Event

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Event production is exceptionally hectic for even the most experienced professionals. There are plenty of things that can go wrong when you don’t put a good plan in place.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

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Gen-Z: Your Attention-Getting Event Planning Guide

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Generation Z, that group of about 97 million people who arrived after millennials, are defined as those born in 1997 or later, represent a section of society that accepts digital technology early in life, lives by its rules and creates new ones that provide a fast-paced, well-connected life conducted mostly on small, handheld devices operating 24/7.

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2020 Festival Planning: Outside Influences, Not Outside Your Control

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No matter how you slice or dice it, we know that as a festival owner or operator there are things outside of your control that have the potential to impact the success or failure of your event.

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Top 4 Volunteer Management Solution Features for Nonprofits

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Managing a volunteer program is a massive responsibility from recruiting committed and qualified volunteers to ensuring they are scheduled and trained to get the job done. You don't time to waste on spreadsheets and emails. Imagine if you could achieve twice as much in half the time?

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8 Tips To Onboard Your Event Volunteers

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A major contributing factor to the success of any event is its volunteers. In fact, according to research , volunteers are the most fundamental aspect of big events like the Commonwealth Games and World Cups.

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[Free Guide]: How to Run Virtual Events with Confidence

Virtual events open up a whole new world of possibilities for engaging your attendees. This best practices guide will help you make the most of your online conferences, summits, keynote presentations, and more.

The Ultimate Student Start Up: Volunteering In College

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For many high school graduates, the years spend at college or university are meaningful beyond Greek life, roommate drama, class choices, and football games. An increasing number of collegiate students enhance their lives with volunteer work on and off-campus; 25.7%

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How to Create an Emergency Plan for Your Nonprofit

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If you do not have a plan in place, disasters can ruin a nonprofit. If you're a nonprofit leader who's in this boat, we're here to help. Creating an emergency plan for your nonprofit is very manageable when you follow a few easy steps. Brainstorm the possibilities.

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Event Cancellation- The Complete Guide

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Sometimes, even after the most extensive planning and preparation, events get canceled due to unavoidable circumstances.

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5 Ways to Manage Volunteers During an Event

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When it comes to managing your event volunteers, communication is key. In today's fast-paced digital world, you need to manage your volunteers efficiently during an event with up-to-date technology. Here are five ways to manage volunteers during an event which are both efficient and cost-effective.

CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

Using A Volunteer Management Solution For The Rise Of Virtual Volunteering

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It may seem like virtual volunteering started recently, but it can be dated back to the 1990s. Project Gutenberg recruited volunteers to transfer works in the public domain to the online world. Thousands have been volunteering each year since then.

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What is Microvolunteering and How Can it Benefit Your Organization?

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Have you heard rumblings about microvolunteering, but you aren't sure what all the fuss is about? Read on to discover what microvolunteering is and how it can help nonprofits increase engagement and improve their reach in the community. What is Microvolunteering?

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3 Ways to Convert Volunteers to Donors in Your Nonprofit

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Often, nonprofits regard their volunteers and donors as separate, like a Venn diagram, where the crossover section in the middle stays relatively small. People who donate money help provide-much needed supplies, and those who donate time offer their priceless hands-on support.

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The Ultimate Non-Profit Event Planning Checklist

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Event planning at times can be tedious, time consuming, and stressful. With everything going on it's really important to stay on track and keep organized. Not only will this save you a lot of time, but help make sure your goals for the event are executed.

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Event Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of events, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

15 Volunteer Statistics Every Nonprofit Needs to Know

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Volunteers are the workforce that keeps small community charities to large Non-Governmental Organization and international nonprofit running. Understanding trends in volunteerism is essential to building and improving your organization’s volunteer program.

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5 Tips For Managing College Student Volunteers

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Students make up a large portion of the volunteer workforce, making them a vital resource to college events, nonprofits, and festivals. Retaining student volunteers year over year as they graduate is a top priority for the organizations that rely on them.

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The Ultimate Volunteer Management Guide For College Sporting Events

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University sporting events require a tremendous amount of planning. Sports competitions in higher education depend largely on volunteer support from within the university, the surrounding community, and the families of athletes.

Race To The Finish: Find, Train , Retain Event Volunteers

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About 18 million runners register for road races every year, covering every distance from fun runs of a mile or two to the marathon distance and beyond. Many of these events are organized for charitable purposes, to raise money for a specific cause or continue a nonprofit's ongoing work.

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7 Indicators to Measure the Success of Your Event

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Planning and hosting an event requires a lot of hard work and dedication. Hence, it is very important to gauge the success of your event to understand what went right and what can be improved in future events.

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4 Reasons Why Volunteers Quit: How to Improve Volunteer Retention

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Volunteers are an essential part of nonprofit organizations nowadays. And since organizations routinely use volunteers to hold down the expenses used for hiring and paying permanent staff, keeping a low volunteer turnover rate is more important than ever.

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5 Tips For Recruiting Volunteers For Your Next Conference

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If you've ever planned a large-scale conference before, you know that it can take up to a year to plan all the details. It's never too early to start planning for next year's conference, where a team of highly trained and skilled volunteers can make all the difference.

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4 Strategies to Boost Fundraising at Your Non-Profit Event

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If you have ever organized a fundraiser for a non-profit organization or even participated in one as a volunteer, you will then be well aware of the actual struggles of raising money.

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A Quick Guide For Creating A Volunteer Handbook

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Whether you are recruiting volunteers for a festival, sporting event, conference, or a Nonprofit program, they will all have the same basic questions and training requirements. All volunteers will want to know where to park, what to wear, and how to contact you.

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