Do more with less. Hire the right people. Fundraise, fundraise, fundraise.
Do all of it, and organizations still rely strongly on volunteers. Whether it’s a matter of harnessing the passion, bringing people together for a common cause or getting work done for free, nonprofits need volunteers.
And there are people looking for some cause for which they can volunteer their time and energy.
Those needs are enough for Robert Skelton and Karl Ahlrichs to offer ideas during the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Not-for-Profit-Industry Conference. Skelton said volunteers usually leave organizations for the following reasons:
They then suggested 10 ideas for improving volunteer programs:
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