In a culture of volunteer engagement, volunteer managers and directors do much more than "just" manage volunteers. They are strategic partners, change agents, content experts, administrative leaders, and champions. Overall, they serve as internal consultants and partners while supporting staff throughout the organization to engage volunteers impactfully.

This guide features insights and resources to help you nurture internal partnerships so that volunteers are engaged and supported in your organization. In particular, these tools are designed to present benefits of partnering internally and identify competencies of effective internal partners.

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Download this eToolkit for useful planning tools and tips to:

  • Discover the potential of embracing the role of internal partner to advance volunteer engagement.
  • Identify core competencies to help you effectively partner internally.
  • Nurture relationships that matter, influence without authority, and provide meaningful training to equip others for success.

A special thanks to our guest author Beth Steinhorn, President of VQ Volunteer Strategies.