Volunteers: How Much Is Your Time Worth?

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Washington, DC, ranked highest at $34.04, followed by New York ($28.73), Connecticut ($28.26), and Massachusetts ($27.43). The most influential recruitment method was the direct ask, so organizations should approach potential volunteers directly.

Diversify Your Retention Rate, and Other Membership Ideas

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I attended the New York and Connecticut events—and, if not for the overlap, would have joined NE/SAE as well. ” Plenty of associations put members in action to recruit new members , but the same could be done to better retain members, as well.

Democratic Party Groups Press for New Leaders with Local Focus

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During Barack Obama’s presidency, budgets for state-level candidate recruitment have shrunk or been doled out inconsistently, leading to a deficit of Democratic candidates at local levels. Last month, the chair and chair-elect of the Democratic Governors Association—Connecticut Gov.

5 Ways to Make LinkedIn Board Connect Work for Your Nonprofit

Beth Kanter

Recently we started asking umbrella organizations, such as legal and nursing associations for help recruiting board members. Although the recruitment process for Praxis board members isn’t finished, I’ve learned a lot! Halpert , a LinkedIn trainer, helped a Connecticut nonprofit search for board members. The overall recruitment process will take three to four months and will result in adding two or three members to the board of Praxis.