Want more time, more respect, and more funding? This volunteer management practice will get you there

We know it’s a good idea to set volunteer impact measures. So what holds us back?

Not too long ago, a friend of mine made an observation about leaders and how they perceive the value of volunteer programs. She pointed out that any resistance we experience to expanding our programs probably comes from one source: the lack of quantifiable measures to demonstrate volunteer impact.

That may seem like an obvious statement as you read it in print, but for me it was one of those smack-me-upside the head aha moments.

Let’s take our close cousins in the volunteer world, development programs. It’s easy to measure success in fundraising – money is numbers. If…

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