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What Types of Responsibilities Should Be Delegated?

By Heather Brown
July 31, 2013

Delegating responsibility is not something that only nonprofit organizations deal with, but something that can hinder how well your human resources are going to function as a whole.  Often the best thing a nonprofit agency can do is implore the use of their volunteer staff members to help get the job done quickly and efficiently.  ...

How to Run a Successful Volunteer Meeting

By Heather Brown
July 30, 2013

It’s easy to lose knowledgeable, talented and caring volunteers from an organization, but it takes a hard time maintaining your set of officers and members. You need dedication and convincing agenda to impress the participants in a meeting, and encourage them to do their work efficiently. How to conduct an interesting volunteer meeting Provide your ...

What is A Nonprofit Organization?

By Heather Brown
July 29, 2013

Nonprofit organizations provide many valuable resources and services for communities across the United States. Many people could not succeed without the help of one or more of these organizations that tend to be devoted to a good cause. What is a Nonprofit A nonprofit organization is a group of people that provide a service for ...

The Importance of Gaining Your Community’s Trust

By Heather Brown
July 29, 2013

As a nonprofit organization, you will want to earn the trust of those in the community.  Once you have the trust of the people who live, work and play in the community where you are located, you will garner a greater deal of support for any causes that you support or projects that you tackle.  ...

Recruiting Volunteers for Nonprofit Marketing

By Heather Brown
July 16, 2013

Young people are an important part of any non-profit organization.  They are usually the members with the most energy, time, and passion for changing the world.  In today’s digital world, though, the competition for young individual’s time and attention can be fierce.  They are marketed to by dozens of media outlets daily tempting them to ...

5 steps to Create a Maintenance Log

By Heather Brown
July 15, 2013

When it comes to nonprofit safety, maintenance logs help to serve as a record for all of the maintenance that has been performed around the property.  It provides a means for understanding what needs to be done and when.  Service providers are able to go through the logs and see what problems have erupted in ...

Safety Signs Every Nonprofit Should Have

By Heather Brown
July 15, 2013

You may be wondering about nonprofit safety, and you’re surely not alone in this concern. Nonprofits should always post safety signs to let their employees and customers know what is going on within the work space, and this also largely depends on what type of nonprofit one is dealing with. If you have restricted areas ...

Why Fire Extinguisher Safety Training is Important for Volunteers

By Heather Brown
July 10, 2013

When the unthinkable happens and a fire starts, you will be grateful for having a fire extinguisher handy. However, having a fire extinguisher in these situations is useless if first responders don’t know how to use them. If your non profit has volunteers working for you, it would be wise to train them on how ...

Steps to Creating a Nonprofit Safety Checklist

By Heather Brown
July 10, 2013

Are you curious about nonprofit safety? There are several things that should be checked monthly in order to ensure that your nonprofit maintains a high level of safety. These things include: general housekeeping, lighting, machinery, emergency action plans, security, and fire safety. In the paragraphs that follow, I’ll explain to you why each of these ...

Free PR Resources For Non-Profits

By Heather Brown
July 08, 2013

A common faux pas of non-profits is the belief that marketing and PR are not as important as at “for-profit” companies. The mentality is often “well, we aren’t selling anything,” but that’s a mistake, as non-profits are selling; you are marketing to make people more aware of your mission or cause. You are attracting donors. ...

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