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Wise Volunteerism – A Few Considerations

Many of you are professionals in volunteer engagement and administration, and eagerly anticipate the return of volunteer activity to a level that we enjoyed before COVID changed so much – or even higher levels than that. As vaccinations increase and the pandemic becomes less of a deciding factor in what volunteers can do in their […]

No, Let’s DO Talk About That

A few years ago, Wharton School professor John R. Kimberly decided to explore the question, “Why do people with integrity behave differently within an organization than they would on their own?” His interviews led to the following conclusions, all of which underscore the need for unfettered communication within an organization: People who know about a […]

Assisted Rides Expands Services in Response to Pandemic

Assisted Rides, one of VIS’s partner providers, is a great example of how organizations can adapt in order to continue providing valuable services even as the pandemic has forced social distancing. Assisted Rides offers Web-based services for nonprofit organizations that provide volunteer-based transportation and other services to their clients. Jeremy Pease of Assisted Rides explains how […]

VIS Preparing To Insure Volunteers of New Community Care Corps Programs

VIS is preparing to insure the volunteers of an innovative program aimed at helping family caregivers, older adults, and persons with disabilities, nationwide.  The Community Care Corps has awarded $2.44 million in grants to 23 programs that were selected from the 183 applicants. Volunteers of the grant recipients will provide a variety of non-medical services, […]