Microvolunteering is an especially creative and ingenious way to turn even idle moments like commuting or waiting in line into an opportunity to help others and make a difference.
This week, we continue our Connecting for Change series with a post about how to find and post online volunteering opportunities.
Together Project shares the story of how they continue to provide support to newcomers and refugees during the pandemic through online volunteering.
Today we explore tips and recommendations to get started attracting, collaborating, and managing teams of online volunteers.
Today, we continue to explore the fascinating world of online volunteering with a series of guiding questions designed to help you learn more about what makes a good online volunteer.
Now that social distancing and lockdown measures have fundamentally changed the way we meet, work, and travel, many volunteers are finding creative ways to continue providing support by relying on technology to keep connections (and commitments) alive.
A Learning Management System (LMS), aka online training software or e-learning authoring tool, is a must have for nonprofits of all sizes. It offers great convenience and efficiency in training, and it’s steadily becoming more affordable. Although in-person employee training will never become obsolete, new technology has allowed us to not only improve training, but to perfect it.
Digital resilience is commonly associated with the protection of one’s online security. As nonprofits, however, our resilience extends much further than technology. This means that, now more than ever, digital skills play a crucial role in strengthening community-building and advancing digital rights and equity.
In a matter of weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has radically changed the way we work, learn, and meet. As more and more of us make the switch to remote work, some fundamental questions remain: what does it take to run a successful online meeting? How can we make sure that digital facilitation remains inclusive? And can offline gatherings truly go virtual? In today’s post, we will walk you through the principles and best practices of effective online facilitation.
Many workplaces are either encouraging or mandating that employees work from home in an attempt to limit the spread of coronavirus as well as to protect those who are most vulnerable to contagion. Here at TechSoup Canada, we’ve put together a preliminary round up of recommendations and resources to help support the nonprofit sector during this important transition.