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    VOLUNTEER CHURN

    Posted by Michele Goodrich

    April is National Volunteer Month. Over the next few weeks the Donor By Design Team will be reflecting on the impact volunteers have on our communities and our world. Today Michele warns us not to ignore “retired” volunteers.

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    Topics: Volunteer, Volunteer Development, Donor Stewardship, Volunteer Leadership

    GUTSY NOMINATING COMMITTEES

    Posted by Mike Bussey

    April is National Volunteer Month. Over the next few weeks the Donor By Design Team will be reflecting on the impact volunteers have on our communities and our world. Today Mike explains the power of a gutsy nominating committee.

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    Topics: Leadership, Volunteer, Board Development, Volunteer Appreciation

    UNINTENDED VOLUNTEERS

    Posted by Peggy Vinson

    April is National Volunteer Month. Over the next few weeks the Donor By Design Team will be reflecting on the impact volunteers have on our communities and our world. Today Peggy tells a story of how one gentleman became an “unintended volunteer.”

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    Topics: Leadership, Volunteer, Volunteer Appreciation

    RELUCTANT LEADERS

    Posted by Thom Peters

    April is National Volunteer Month. Over the next few weeks the Donor By Design Team will be reflecting on the impact volunteers have on our communities and our world. The series begins with Thom reflecting on the qualities of “reluctant leaders.”

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    Topics: Leadership, Volunteer, Volunteer Appreciation

    WHAT’S YOUR WHY?

    Posted by Lora Dow

    Why do you do the work you do?

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    Topics: Leadership, Volunteer, Volunteer Development

    CHANGE THE REQUEST

    Posted by Michele Goodrich

    A relatively common concern among nonprofit executives and development directors is that their board members are reluctant to ask for money.

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    Topics: Volunteer, Board Development, Art Of The Ask, Volunteer Management, Board Management

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