Posts By: Francine Wong Zentner

Tips for Boosting Your Volunteer Recruitment Strategy

Recruiting volunteers can be one of the toughest challenges nonprofit organizations face. At the heart of all recruitment processes are 3 key questions: In this first blog post of our new Volunteer Coordinator Resource Series, we’ll take a look at these key questions to gain a high-level understanding of what the recruitment process looks like…

Protecting Your Nonprofit – Understanding Cyber Security Risks and Cyber Insurance

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and our friends from the Co-operators are sharing important insights on how to keep safe online with the essentials of cyber insurance coverage. Cyber security continues to be one of the biggest risks – topping the annual business “Risk In Focus” survey at ICAEW 1 – for businesses; with…

Flowing Fridays: VA Staff Reflection

By Graeme Dearden (VA Manager, Learning and Resources) One of the most challenging aspects of playing pool, at least in my experience, is eye strain and fatigue. Pool isn’t an activity that is very hard on the body, but when you’re practicing for a few hours, it can become hard to maintain focus and form….

Guest Blog Post: Insurance and Youth Volunteers

Many volunteers spend their time with non-profit organizations because the purpose and vision of what you’re doing in your communities resonates with their own goals, passions, and motivation to give back. Having volunteers comes with benefits and risks. Having youth volunteers may invite different benefits and risks than having only adult volunteers. As an organization,…