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TECH TIPS

Learn tips and hints to use a variety of electronic and technical equipment to enhance work with volunteers.

~June 2011 ~

Have You Considered Internal Blogs?

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED INTERNAL BLOGS

Blogs can be an effective mechanism for internal communication with volunteers, staff, or both.  Here are some ideas.  Yes, you can limit access to a blog.


ARROW Set up a blog for a recruiting team to share highs and lows of their efforts to recruit volunteers. 
ARROWAsk staff to contribute to a blog that tells the small stories about volunteer successes.  Urge volunteers to “tell” on the work of other volunteers that make the effort worthwhile.man
ARROWGot a big committee for a big event.  Set up blogs for each sub-committee.  Give the chairs of each sub-committee access to all.  This allows for progress reports without lengthy meetings.
ARROWCreate a “Reminder” blog.  Dates for reports due, events planned, training session schedules, progress meetings.  Give staff and volunteers access.  Great volunteer job for a virtual volunteer.
ARROWNever forget pictures.  Always have a camera to snap the “working” moments. Post them on blogs.

Free blog sites:


Blogger

WordPress

My Blog Site

 

 


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