A nonprofit’s largest barriers to goal are typically budget and staffing. The well-managed volunteer program is the cure. Well-managed volunteers provide free full time equivalencies to fill many gaps in staffing and sometimes perform better than paid staff. Volunteerism is now known also to be the fastest route to creating a solid recurring donor. Managing these volunteers is an acquired skill and takes planning. This article by Turnkey Promotions offers some valuable tips on volunteer management.
Click here to read the full article from Turnkey Promotions, originally published on December 16, 2009