Sterling Live: Check-in on the State of Volunteerism

Posted Thursday, June 17th, 2021 by Sterling Volunteers Staff

Building communities of trusted and safe volunteers is our mission so that volunteerism can thrive. Sterling Volunteers does that largely through partnerships with great organizations like Points of Light. We deeply value Points of Light’s mission to promote and advance volunteer engagement through an affiliate network of about 250 organizations in major metro areas in…

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4 Key Tips for Highly Effective Volunteer Vetting

Posted Thursday, June 10th, 2021 by Kimberly Chochon, Sterling Volunteers, Mark Hopwood, VolunteerMatters

To reach our goal to provide highly effective vetting and onboarding for nonprofits and their volunteer programs, our valued partnership with VolunteerMatters quickly became a successful collaboration. Since joining forces with VolunteerMatters — a cloud-based volunteer management solution designed to help organizations recruit, train, and manage volunteers on a unified platform — we have launched…

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Best Practices for Engaging Volunteer Leaders

Posted Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021 by Sterling Volunteers Staff

Engaging volunteer leaders offers you the opportunity to move from “doing it all” to “getting it done” at your nonprofit organization. In fact, by modeling the change you want to see, you empower volunteers to lead teams, projects and initiatives, and free up paid staff to do the work for which they are uniquely qualified….

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