In the latest Chapter Benchmarking study (report to be released in fall 2019), associations indicate they do track chapter performance — and they struggle with how to share and use the data they collect. We can’t help chapters improve performance, if we don’t have the data to guide them. The purpose of a chapter dashboard […]
The Corporation for National and Community Service report highlights a resounding 6% increase in volunteering over the previous year. The numbers are impressive: 30.3% of adult Americans volunteer at least once a year, 77.4 million Americans volunteered 6.9 billion hours, worth an estimated value of nearly $167 billion. Yes, this study looks at community volunteering. […]
In May, my friend and I did our annual triathlon. As I checked the stats upon crossing the finish line, it looked like I was just one of many. Then I heard my name called out as a winner in my age group. I was elated. It’s awesome to run the race and finish. It’s […]
Does any of this sound familiar to your organization? Your chapters are struggling to get people to attend in-person meetings, so they want to start webinars and are begging to let you use national webinars. Times have changed and so have the number of functioning chapters so that a growing number of members don’t have […]
Did it sneak up on you again? National Volunteer Week 2019? April 7 is the kick-off. Don’t despair. Here are some quick actions: Social Media Shout-outs Get your staff together for a picture and hold up a sign saying thank you. Post to Instagram, LinkedIn etc. with #NVW #VolunteerLove. Grab a bunch of volunteer pictures […]
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