Are you confident in the quality of your volunteer screening?

Posted Thursday, January 21st, 2016 by Sterling Volunteers Staff

According to our Volunteer Screening Trends & Best Practices Report 2016 the majority of organizations screening their volunteers are very or extremely confident in the quality of their checks. But information uncovered on how much they are spending per check (an average of just $14) indicates that they are receiving less than comprehensive background check reports. These organizations are likely operating under a false sense of security – and there is a good chance that they are missing some very significant information that puts their organization at risk.

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Feeling stressed? Volunteering can help.

Posted Thursday, January 7th, 2016 by Sterling Volunteers Staff

It’s January. Hopefully, you’ve just experienced 8 long weeks of family togetherness, filled with caroling, laughter, and generally merriment. But, let’s face it, the holidays are hectic and tense. And now you find yourself smack dab in the middle of winter – and starting another busy year of work. You’re stressed.  You’re irritable. And the last thing you want to do is go out of your way to hold a door open for a stranger or help an old woman cross the street. But, guess what? That’s exactly what you should do.

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