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Summer heat can have a detrimental effect on employees and volunteers who work outdoors or within indoor environments with elevated temperatures.
The success of community forests relies on good management by municipal staff, volunteer groups, and tree boards framed around well-written ordinances.
Any garden or organization can benefit from a diversified volunteer corps with differing skill sets as well as being a welcoming and supportive space.
In 2015, The Morton Arboretum decided to shake things up with a full assessment of volunteer engagement in fundraising programs. Kathleen will discuss the benefits of Arboretum efforts to “shake up, not just stir” long-standing volunteer committees.
A robust major gift program begins with a strong mid-level giving program. Building your annual gift pipeline will include connecting with new donors, good stewardship, willing leadership volunteers, informative data and a strong organizational plan.
Although volunteers are among those most deeply engaged in your garden’s mission, there is a distinct reluctance by many institutions to ask for financial support from those who donate their time, energy, and h
Volunteer resource managers are primarily charged with oversight of transactions or tasks conducted by their volunteer force for the improvement of social, economic, or environmental conditions.