Why create a digital volunteers community for your nonprofit?

Causes are all about People. You may believe in your Cause, but if you don’t believe in the People behind your Cause, how fruitful will it be? Every movement starts with one or two, and builds into a larger one. Creating a digital community, not just for volunteers, but also for your donors and partners […]

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How to map the volunteers journey?

Have you heard of the funnel system used in marketing? Attention, Interest, Desire and Action. This system presents the buyers journey from getting to know about a product to eventual purchase. Think about it for your Cause from a volunteers journey POV. Attention: the volunteer is aware of the opportunity. Interest: the volunteer expresses interest […]

Cause-ing Creativity: Say No to Alcoholism

If you are a nonprofit, there is a simple way to UP your social media awareness efforts. It isn’t easy to break through the clutter, but getting creative has the potential to make the required difference for your presence online. Non-designer tools like Canva and Spark Post, among a host of others, provides the creative […]

How to engage volunteers as a small nonprofit?

With so much already to do, managing more people feels impossible. When you are already mentally, emotionally and physically invested to build your core programs, handling volunteers becomes an impossible ask. You gotta do what you gotta do! There is hope. Get one volunteer who loves what you do and train her on the opportunities […]

Recognise these Employee Volunteers?

As a newbie Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) professional a few years ago, employee volunteering was a key area for me to manage. Then, working for a stellar, global organisation, the experience gave me a few insights into the world of Employee Volunteering. There are different types of employee volunteers. Here are four types which were […]