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VolunteerMatch: Getting Started


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New to VolunteerMatch or need a refresher? Join this free webinar to learn how to post volunteer opportunities to attract the volunteers you need. You'll also learn how to manage and maintain your account and receive a coupon good for three free months of our enhanced organization account known as Community Leader.

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VolunteerMatch: Getting Started

  1. 1. 1Getting StartedMatt Wallace | Senior Associate, Nonprofit Relations| VolunteerMatchFor Audio, use your computer speakers or dial +1 (415) 655-0060Access Code: 658-471-738VolunteerMatch
  2. 2. 2VolunteerMatch Overview“VolunteerMatch strengthens communities by making it easier for good peopleand good causes to connect.”90,000+ nonprofits 70,000+ Active Opportunities 6 Million+ referrals since 1998
  3. 3. 3Learning ObjectivesAfter today’s training you will know:1. How to access and maintain your organization’s VolunteerMatchAccount2. How to create new volunteer opportunity listing3. How volunteers will find and express interest in youropportunities4. Where to go to get resources and help
  4. 4. 4Driving ReferralsGuidelines for Creating a Great ListingGreat opportunity title.Use short succinct sentences.Average about 100 words per listing.Paragraphs included no more than 3 sentences.The listings had an average of 5 total sentences.Accurate task description.Relay your opportunity in a positive way.Correct grammar.Correct spelling.Include only one opportunity per listing.Do not include your URL
  5. 5. 5Our New Learning
  6. 6. 6Thank You for Joining Us Today!To reach support:Monday through Friday, 9am – 5:30pm Pacific Time:support@volunteermatch.orgGet answers anytime:community.volunteermatch.orgOrCheck out our Tools Training Videos: