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Tracking Volunteer Time

The benefits of using volunteers in nonprofits can be quantified for use when writing grants, reporting to boards or partners by using this tool  The Independent Sector, itself a nonprofit, the dollar value of an hour of a time by state. I'ved use this in my volunteer management course. I ask students to go to a nonprofit and collect the amount of time volunteers have worked in a week and then turn around and present this info to the Exec...

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Carolyn Ball
Carolyn Ball (Faculty)
10 years ago

Nonprofits and academics are recognizing volunteer management as an important part of managing the nonprofit. This tool is a simple tool that can be used to calculate the value of volunteer work.  It will also give volunteer managers an idea of how they can expand the value by going to the Bureau of Labor Statistics for more specific information by the type of work, the occupation, that the volunteer is providing

Used in course? Yes