F.U.N. Foolish, Unproductive Nonsense

When Carrie accepted a position as a volunteer manager, she wasn’t sure if her degree in human resources management would translate well into her new job. 958 more words

A Professional Rejection is Still a Rejection

Jeremy has been managing volunteers for several years at an organization that helps disabled veterans. A social worker, Jeremy spends about 10 hours a week working with volunteers who help veterans find housing and medical care. 917 more words

Happy International Volunteer Manager (Leader) Day!


While doing some research, I came across this comparison between a manager and a leader and that got me thinking about our jobs. Are we managers or leaders or both? 900 more words

Where the Heck is My Paper Shredding Volunteer?


So, we all know there is a paradigm shift happening in volunteer management. As the WWII generation sadly leaves us, we are looking to the baby boomer generation and on to fill their prodigious shoes. 1,066 more words

CAREER PROFILE: Volunteer Coordinator

Are you interested in pursuing a career in Health & Wellness? Here is an example of health career you might not have considered. Mary from Wellington Terrace is a Volunteer Coordinator. 15 more words

The Shiny New Coin

The shiny new coin, there is nothing like it. It actually has a scientific reason for its radiance. During the coin striking process, the mint luster is born. 846 more words

Nepotism Volunteer Style

From the “Common Sense Observation Dictionary”: Nepotism=Hiring really obnoxious, unqualified people who are related to someone in power and cannot be fired so get used to it. 1,015 more words