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October 2014

Whom Don’t We Ask to Volunteer?

Susan examines the potential volunteers we rarely attract because we do not recognize them as talent pools, or feel they are somehow out of our reach, or are unsure how to approach them. So we never ask them...and we all lose.

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e-Volunteerism Journal: New Issue - October-December 2014

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From the Horse’s Mouth: the Past, Present, and Future of Online Volunteer Recruiting

In this feature article, e-Volunteerism looks at online volunteer recruiting by examining the evolution of VolunteerMatch, the largest online volunteer opportunity network. ... more

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