Software for Tracking/Managing Volunteers

Information about volunteer management tracking software and how people use it. To learn about specific software products commercially available, click here.

Everydayhero Launches in the United States, Pioneering the Next Generation of Online Giving, Marketwire Blog, 2014

About Everydayhero, an online giving service from Blackbaud that lets people track their philanthropic activities.

Volunteer Impact Report Industry View 2014, Software Advice and VolunteerMatch, 2014

Study of how organizations measure volunteer impact.

Coyote Communications Listing of Volunteer Management Software

Jayne Cravens, expert on virtual volunteering, has compiled (and keeps updated) an advertising-free list of all available volunteer program management software she can identify.

Idealware

"Idealware, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, provides thoroughly researched, impartial and accessible resources about software to help nonprofits make smart software decisions." The site offers a wide variety of free reports, articles, and links to information on Internet technology, social media, and use of software -- including for boards and other volunteers.

SignUpGenius

Free online volunteer scheduling service with a lot of useful options, especially template sign-up sheets and reminders to volunteers via e-mail and text. There are also fee-based premium levels for very large organizations. 

Top Volunteer Management Software Products

Capterra has collected a long list of software, some of which are for volunteer management tracking, others for things like scheduling volunteers, and still others mainly for financial donor management. A good starting point to compare products.

VolunteerHub Blog

Volunteer management software vendor, VolunteerHub, posts tips and advice along with notices about its new offerings, aiming to be a “hub” for volunteer management discussion.

VolunteerLocal

Online service to organize, manage, schedule and communicate with volunteers. The free version is especially good for scheduling volunteer shifts at events. The paid versions offer advanced features. Sponsor the vonteer matching site Happy Volunteering.

Wild Apricot Blog

Quick, useful volunteer engagement tips from Wild Apricot, producer of software to manage membership information.

The YourVolunteers Blog

The blog of the YourVolunteers online volunteer management service provides original content related to volunteering and volunteer management.

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