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Volunteer Recruitment

Archived Webinars/Presentation Slides

Community Tables Webinar—Cities of Service

Provides an overview of the Community Tables impact volunteering initiative and highlights best practices generated from the city of Philadelphia’s “Fun Safe Philly Summer” program.

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Articles & Blog Posts

4 Reasons to Adopt the Transformative Volunteering Method

In the traditional model of volunteering, the purpose is to freely provide a service to respond to a crisis or solve a problem. In the transformative model of volunteering, the purpose is to develop and strengthen empathy through experience.

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Remember the Journey: The Importance of Understanding the Three Stages

Strategies for crafting the volunteer experience, and delivering the meaning that volunteers crave, all begin by better understanding today’s volunteer.

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The Power of a Meaningful Volunteer Experience—VolunteerMatch

VolunteerMatch’s blog for organizations that involve volunteers.

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Interactive Tools

Provider Finder—Taproot

Interactive tool that helps you find the right person or organization to help with your project.

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LinkedIn—Linkedin® for Good

Through Taproot’s partnership with LinkedIn, it is now easier than ever to find skilled volunteers in your network that are ready and interested to donate their time and talent to your organization.

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An online platform that connects you to a curated group of highly skilled professionals ready to tackle your organizational needs.

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Getting Started With Taproot—Taproot

Informational session to learn more about how Taproot+ works and how to get started on your next engagement.

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VolunteerMatch Nonprofit Tools—VolunteerMatch

A variety of free tools and services to help you recruit new volunteers, manage volunteers and prospects, and become a great place to volunteer.

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Static Resources/Toolkits

101 Volunteer Recruitment Secrets—VolunteerMatch

Explore over 100 ideas for how to effectively recruit, engage and recognize volunteers from members of the VolunteerMatch community.

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Community Tables—Cities of Service

An impact volunteering initiative that helps mayors and other city leaders engage citizen volunteers to increase access for youth to healthy food during the summer school break.

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Let’s Grow—Cities of Service

A high-impact service strategy in which the mayor’s office engages volunteers to improve access to healthy foods in low-income neighborhoods.

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Pro Bono and Boards—Taproot

Includes information to help your organization leverage your board in providing or securing pro bono support as well as tools to build and develop your board.

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VolunteerMatch Tools Training Videos—VolunteerMatch

New to VolunteerMatch? In need of a refresher? We’ve created these short videos to help you become more familiar with our basic tools and services.

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