We know that chapters are often in the position to pivot more readily than national when the need arises. We’ve seen it happen over and over again especially in 2020. So now the question is how can we harness that agility on a larger scale?

As National Volunteer Week approaches (April 18-24), let’s take some time to re-evaluate our volunteer training programs. We know that a comprehensive volunteer and chapter leadership development program is key to success.

What’s the outlook for in-person chapter events in 2021 and how do we help chapter leaders decide whether to host an in-person, hybrid, or virtual event? For nearly a year, CRPs and chapter leaders have focused on virtual. As the vaccine rolls out across the country, the focus is shifting to when can we have […]

National Volunteer Week is April 18-24, 2021, and this past year certainly warrants a huge recognition of the tireless work our volunteers have done to keep our organizations thriving. This year’s theme is Celebrate Service.

If the pandemic this past year taught us one thing, it is that local chapters are definitely still relevant. Chapters have been essential contributors to our association’s bottom line delivering member value via education, volunteering, and networking.

So here we are, heading into a new year (and decade!) with a mixture of optimism and trepidation (yes, I put optimism first 😊). So many questions: What does 2021 hold for us? How will this past year affect – positively or negatively – our associations, our chapters, our volunteers, our staff, even our own […]

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