Volunteers are some of the most dedicated people out there. They give of their time to better the world and expect nothing in return. It can quickly become a problem when the heart-warming feeling that volunteers get from serving flickers into exhaustion and stress. Fortunately, there are steps you can take as a manager of volunteers to keep their fire for your cause burning strong.
City of Longmont’s Parks, Open Space and Trails Division Highlights Commitment to Volunteers with New Volunteer Management System
The City of Longmont’s Parks, Open Space and Trails Division (POST) has selected Fort Collins-based Offero as its volunteer management system. POST, which resides under the Department of Public Works and Natural Resources, will go live with Offero in early March.
This is a guest post by Elisa Kosarin, originally appearing on Twenty Hats.
Your volunteers tell a compelling story. It’s time to share it.
If you’ve been reading the Twenty Hats blog lately, you might think you’ve switched to the ‘Volunteer Impact Channel.’ I’ve focused heavily on this question because strategic volunteer outcomes do the heavy lifting when it comes to volunteer program credibility.
Introducing Volunteer Benchmark—How Does Your Volunteer Program Stack Up?
We are excited to announce the launch of our new volunteer program measurement tool, Volunteer Benchmark. Created by Offero, Volunteer Benchmark is the first resource of its kind that allows you to see how your volunteer program stacks up against similar organizations.
The Selection of Offero Reinforces the City of Boulder’s Commitment to Community Stewardship and Engagement
The City of Boulder’s nation-wide search for a volunteer management software ended close to home with the selection of Fort Collins-based Offero. Developed in 2012 by Squarei Technologies, Offero is the premier system for government agencies desiring to manage city-wide volunteer programs and community participation in one place.