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With Higher Logic’s Volunteer Manager, we make it easy to find, track and reward volunteer engagement. The intuitive and easy-to-use platform gives organizations the tools to:
Before Volunteer Manager, The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) used one giant email listserv to contact potential volunteers and manage their responses.
Since RAPS launched Volunteer Manager, the organization expanded both its volunteer programs—i.e. the types of volunteer activities available—and its pool of volunteers. Within a year of auto-enrolling 500 members, RAPS’ volunteer pool grew tremendously. Now they have 1,261 volunteers in their volunteer management system—152% growth in one year.
Volunteers are integral to any organization’s success. Every volunteer program’s goal should include various opportunity types and simpler processes for engaging volunteers.
The lifecycle of an avid, ideal volunteer starts with small tasks and virtual participation, working all the way up to committees and leadership positions.
Whether you are creating volunteer opportunities or joining events and completing tasks, the process needs to feel seamless and keep volunteers coming back for more. This is where recognition, rewards and gamification techniques come in.
There isn’t a one-size-fits-all formula and not all volunteer opportunities resonate with all members. It’s important that you adapt, find and create volunteer opportunities that are both helpful for you and meaningful for your members.
Volunteerism has been the lifeblood of many groups throughout the centuries and continues to be a driving force today. How many people volunteered at your association? And what brought them to your door?
See how Higher Logic's Volunteer Manager helps organizations personalize every member's volunteer journey, accelerating their levels of engagement.
Kerry O'Riordan, Higher Logic's Business Development Manager, covers how Volunteer Manager makes it easy to find, track and reward your members' volunteer engagement.
No other system makes it easier to find volunteers – or for volunteers to find a suitable opportunity:
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