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JPMorgan Chase Employees Met Their Match!

Our sincere thanks to JPMorgan Chase and its employees for partnering with us on last Thursday's Meet & Match event! As JPMorgan Chase kicked off its employee giving campaign, employees met fac... Read more

Recap of the 2014 Chicago Meet & Match

Thank you to those who joined us at the 8th Annual Chicago Meet & Match! There was quite a buzz in the room as nonprofits and volunteers met to see if the skills and talents of volunteers match... Read more

How to Thank Virtual Volunteers

Saying thank you is critical for retaining volunteers and keeping them happy. But what about virtual volunteers, those who volunteer via email and/or phone? Here are a few ideas to show your apprec... Read more

Virtual Volunteering 101

What is virtual volunteering? Virtual volunteering allows nonprofits and volunteers to connect and work on projects via phone and/or email. Here are a few examples of volunteer projects that are w... Read more

Setting Up Your Project for Success

We work hard to educate our nonprofits about skills-based volunteering. Even though our nonprofits have the information needed to post a project and are familiar with managing skilled volunteers, i... Read more

How to Attract Social Media Volunteers

This month we are focusing on social media to help nonprofits to create listings that provide clear expectations for volunteers. Before you call upon a volunteer to assist with a project, it is he... Read more

Graphic Design

Graphic designers can create pieces for your nonprofit to promote events, raise funds or make your online resources more pleasing to the eye. Although WomenOnCall design volunteers will not be able... Read more

Flaunt Your Volunteer Experiences

Long-term volunteer service shows your commitment and passion to potential employers and often your dedication can connect you with a job. LinkedIn offers an easy way to showcase your volunteer exp... Read more

Happy Pro Bono Week!

In 2009, the American Bar Association hosted its first Pro Bono Week to celebrate lawyers who volunteered their work pro bono or “for the public good.” However, since Pro Bono Week's inception, the... Read more