Engaging Volunteers with a Social Media Buzz Team with Karen Bantuveris

Session 100

With the emergence of social media, the environment around volunteering has become more dynamic.  Social networks give organizations and nonprofits new opportunities to connect with volunteers. This technology is not only about helping volunteers with projects and initiatives, it’s also opening up a conversation with those who have not previously engaged. This week, Karen Bantuveris, CEO of VolunteerSpot, joined Driving Participation to discuss how nonprofits can use social networks to identify and build relationships with potential volunteers.

Beth and Karen discuss:

  • using social media to promote opportunities and recruit volunteers
  • harnessing expertise through your volunteer network
  • building a social media content calendar + marketing plan


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