VolunteerConnect in the News
VolunteerConnect is making news by making a difference in the communities we serve.
VolunteerConnect, a leader in supporting community nonprofits has announced today that the organization will begin operating under the name NonProfitConnect effective immediately. As an expert resource to local nonprofits for over 20 years, NonProfitConnect will continue to focus on building strong boards, while increasing support of nonprofit executive leadership.
Training experts Radia Carr and Monica Orozco and patent attorney Dr. Rena Patel have joined the VolunteerConnect board of trustees. The new appointees began their board service with the Princeton-based capacity-building nonprofit in June 2020. VolunteerConnect is committed to supporting the work of other charitable organizations by training effective board members and facilitating the ongoing education of nonprofit staff and boards.
In these times of crisis, the way that we communicate with our constituents is key to how we are perceived. In this video by NonProfitConnect board member Toni-Anne Blake, you can learn five key concepts for strategic communication during a crisis.
In January 2020, VolunteerConnect launched its BoardConnect Diversity & Inclusion pilot program with our first Advisory Committee meeting of community experts. The goal of the program is to develop a road map to increase diversity in nonprofit boards.
Banker Carole Bursac, marketing professional Dana O’Donnell, and fundraising expert Traslyn Butler have joined the VolunteerConnect board of trustees. The new appointees began their board service with the Princeton-based capacity-building nonprofit in September 2019.
Liz Erickson Volunteer Impact Award honoree Jeremy Perlman, Rising Star Award honoree Celeste Avery, and Community Award honoree YWCA of Princeton’s NextGen Board have been selected as this year’s Impact Awards recipients for their commitment to community service and volunteerism.
Skills-based volunteer projects provide an opportunity to make an impact in a more fulfilling way by using skills honed over many years. The experience can also be extremely personally rewarding and can even promote better health.
Volunteering, by definition, is unpaid work. But for job-seekers, it might still be a good use of time, even if it doesn’t immediately result in much needed cash, says Allison Howe, executive director of Princeton-based