When and Where to Use Wage Replacement Rates (or Not) for Volunteer Value

Distinguished Fellow Sue Carter Kahl Ph.D., an expert in the field of maximizing the benefits of nonprofit volunteers, reminds us that short-cut measures - like measuring the value of volunteers by expenses saved - can be misleading and obscure the real impact of their contributions.  “The most enduring and controversial question within the field of… Continue reading When and Where to Use Wage Replacement Rates (or Not) for Volunteer Value

Data Driven and Mission Centered: Capturing Volunteer Contributions in More Robust Ways

Dr. Sue Carter Kahl, a national recognized expert on volunteer engagement, writes about gathering and making effective use of data on a precious resource : a nonprofit's volunteer core. “Not everything that can be counted counts. Not everything that counts can be counted.” William Bruce Cameron There is growing interest in and need to demonstrate… Continue reading Data Driven and Mission Centered: Capturing Volunteer Contributions in More Robust Ways