Skills-Based Volunteering: What Is It and Why Do We Need It?
Principle & Standard
12. Volunteer Management
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Skills-based volunteering (SBV) is leveraging the specialized skills and talents of individuals to strengthen the infrastructure of nonprofits, helping those organizations build and sustain the capacity to successfully achieve their missions. Skilled volunteers can help nonprofits do more with less by working on a wide variety of projects at no cost, such as creating marketing materials, developing new programs, training staff and raising money. Learn how to get started today!
Participants will be able to...
- create a plan to include SBV into their nonprofits.
- engage a wider set of skilled volunteers to further their organizations' missions.