Announcing our New Volunteer Screening Partnership with America’s Charities

Posted Thursday, August 27th, 2015 by Sterling Volunteers Staff

Sterling Volunteers is proud to announce our new partnership with America’s Charities, the leader in workplace giving and philanthropy. The partnership will help America’s Charities nonprofit members vet volunteers more safely, easily, and cost-effectively. It will also increase overall employee engagement for America’s Charities’ corporate clients.

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Volunteer Screening: The Interview

Posted Thursday, August 20th, 2015 by Sterling Volunteers Staff

You are convinced that a criminal background check is an essential component of the volunteer screening process.  And it’s pretty cut and dried – you have the volunteer order their background check, you are alerted when the background check is complete, you review it and – based on the results returned – you determine whether a volunteer is eligible to work with your organization or not. But what about the volunteer candidate interview? Are you conducting one for each and every volunteer?

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Volunteer Screening: Rescreening Best Practices

Posted Thursday, August 13th, 2015 by Sterling Volunteers Staff

We’ve covered the importance of rescreening your volunteers before on this blog. Still, volunteer managers, executive directors, and board members ask me all the time how often their volunteers should be rescreened. They want to know what best practices they need to follow in order to feel confident that their staff, volunteers, constituents, and communities are safe.

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Volunteer. It’s Good for You.

Posted Thursday, August 6th, 2015 by Sterling Volunteers Staff

You’ve heard that volunteering is good for your resume. You know it’s good for the community. But have you heard that volunteering could also be the key to your health and happiness?

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