Better Impact Blog

The world of the nonprofit sector is constantly changing. Better Impact presents some thought leadership on a variety of topics in volunteer management and donor relations, and invites you to be a part of the conversation.

A Cage Full of Monkeys

One of the many things I’ve enjoyed when training a new member on our Volunteer Impact software is...

Volunteer management in a post-pandemic world

As we all know, the dynamics and parameters of what we consider normal have drastically changed...

The Happiness Advantage

Assuming that we could all use a little boost of happiness these days, I want to share some...

New perspectives in data collection and retention

When was the last time you did an inventory of what data you collect about your volunteers and/or...

Coping for success

The more I have the opportunity to meet with Volunteer Program Managers from a wide range of...

Digging a little deeper

“Always seek to know why you believe what you believe”

7 things to consider when looking for volunteer engagement software

I am sometimes asked for my views on volunteer management software. Which products are best? What...

Fight or flee – the choice is yours

A colleague and I were recently faced with the following scenario that involved volunteers working...

Bug or Butterfly?

Have you ever considered the lifecycle of the average volunteer program manager?

10 questions every Volunteer Manager should ask a potential employer!

As Leaders of Volunteers one of our specialty areas is (or at least should be) the ability to...