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Virtual Volunteering: Creating Online Opportunities for Your Nonprofit

Learn how to integrate efficient online service opportunities into nonprofit organizations.

With the explosion of social media and digital platforms, nonprofits are turning to virtual volunteering to expand their involvement within the community and to provide opportunities for diverse volunteers. While virtual volunteering has the potential to expand volunteer impact, it is not without significant risks and must be carefully developed. This topic will explore the opportunities, challenges and resources for nonprofits interested in virtual volunteering. Also included are the unique issues related to virtual volunteers with disabilities. You will gain a comprehensive overview of the topic, as well as a potpourri of suggestions and resources to help develop their virtual volunteering program.

Runtime: 89 minutes
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Agenda

Overview of Virtual Volunteering

  • History
  • Definition
  • Types of Virtual Volunteering Opportunities

Things to Consider

  • Protocols
  • Training
  • Recruitment, Recognition and Dismissal
  • Communication Strategies
  • Staff Buy-in
  • Equipment

Challenges

  • Supervision
  • Performance Reviews
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Volunteers vs. Paid Staff
  • Isolation Issues
  • Disability Issues
  • Board Support
  • Inadequate Technology and Software
  • Differing Communication Styles

Opportunities

  • Research
  • Resource Development
  • Website and Software
  • Documents
  • People Interaction
  • Administration

Guidelines

  • Surveys
  • Technology and Software
  • Job Changes
  • Evaluations of Supervisor
  • Metrics
  • Written Policies and Procedures
  • Training
  • Meetings

Examples and Resources

  • Examples
  • Resources
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Faculty

Marilyn L. Donnellan, MS

Marilyn L. Donnellan, MS

M. L. Donnellan, Author & Consultant

  • More than 30 years of experience as a nonprofit CEO and consultant
  • Supervised thousands of volunteers and hundreds of staff
  • Conducts regular workshops, seminars and webinars on all aspects of nonprofit management
  • Internationally known author, speaker and trainer
  • Written more than 40 books, guides and webinars on nonprofit management topics, as well as numerous articles in journals like, The Nonprofit Times and Nonprofit Digest
  • Books and guides published online at www.CharityChannel.com, www.mldonnellan.com, www.amazon.com and www.4Good.org
  • Winner of the SEToolbelt award for innovation with the guide, “The Six-Hour Strategic Plan”
  • Author of the 17 guides in The Hour Series of Guides for Nonprofit Management, including, “The Four-Hour Volunteer Development Process”
  • B.A. degree in human resources management, George Fox University; M.S. degree in administration, Atlantic Coast Theological Seminary
  • Can be contacted at 352-223-1488, [email protected] or www.mldonnellan.com
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Published 2017
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