Volunteer Management Guide

Looking for helpful tools to boost your nonprofit’s use and management of volunteers? 501 Commons has compiled a list of best practices in volunteer management, as well as sample volunteer handbooks, job descriptions, surveys, training manuals, flow charts, and information to help you assess your needs.

Volunteer Management Guide



7 Ways to Get Millennials Involved with Your Cause

7 Ways to Get Millennials Involved with Your Cause

How many times a day do you hear the term “Millennial”? Likely, you hear it often because they are one of the most talked about generations. This generation is in constant search of the next best thing and how it will benefit them personally.

Many nonprofits are in search of how to involve this generation with their cause.

Millennials look at the world from a different perspective than the generations before them. They are innovative, creative, and can add value and originality to any organization. Here are a few ways you can attract Millennials to become involved with your nonprofit:


2015 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report – Transforming Governance

The State of the World’s Volunteerism Report 2015 is the first global review of the power of volunteer voices to help improve the way people are governed. Drawing on evidence from countries as diverse as Brazil, Kenya, Lebanon and Bangladesh, the UN report shows how ordinary people are volunteering their time, energies and skills to improve the way they are governed and engaged at local, national and global levels. Better governance at every level is a pre-requisite for the success of the new set of targets for future international development, the Sustainable Development Goals, which are due to be agreed at the United Nations in September 2015.   View Report Below: