A true story of informal volunteering raises important questions: Can VRMs ever capture and build on the ways that some people naturally help others?
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Along the Web
Corporate employee volunteering is, of course, nothing new to organisations involving volunteers. But in this Along the Web, we penetrate the glossy Web sites of various global corporations to see what they reveal about their volunteer or service programmes.....read more
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Online training starts March 17th
Trainer: Susan J Ellis
Counting heads and hours is a very limited way to measure the impact of volunteer service. Explore better options to assess and demonstrate the substantive difference volunteers make to the work of the organization. What is the real "value" of volunteering (way beyond financial return-on-investment)? Learn how to generate reports that impress, educate, and influence a wide range of stakeholders – and gain data that gives recognition to volunteers and attracts new recruits.
The service is done virtually but the volunteers are REAL! Learn how to manage online service successfully.
By Jayne Cravens
and Susan J. Ellis