Crowdsourcing can help you harness the crowd to increase awareness, cultivate new volunteers, gather information and even get work done — all for a minimal investment. How can you put it to work for your nonprofit or organization?
CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien at NCVS this week. This week I participated in the National Conference on Volunteering and Service for the first time. The annual conference, held in New Orleans this year, brought together about 4,500 thought leaders in the community and volunteer sectors across America. It kicked off Sunday […]
For MLK Day 2011, sign up and then eat, talk, change Guest post by Jessica Kirkwood Points of Light Institute The 25th anniversary of the celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday is only a few days away. Over the years, honoring Dr. King’s legacy through volunteer service is an idea that’s taken […]
Jane Slusser: Connecting nonprofits & volunteers from JD Lasica on Vimeo. At the Craigslist Foundation Boot Camp held Aug. 21 in Berkeley, Calif., I met tons of cool people, but none were more interesting than Jane Slusser, chief service officer of Catchafire. Catchafire is a new online marketplace that connects professionals who want to volunteer […]
This originally appeared as a guest post on VolunteerSpot’s Summer of Service blog series. Iknow what many people say. They want to give back but they don’t know how. They want to get involved and volunteer in their community but they don’t know where to start. Well, we’re here to help! In just one hour, […]