PlayList for May, 2017 – Making the Most of Your VolunteerMatch Account

VolunteerMatch “Tour” (40 minute video)
This recording of an online meeting "Tour" was provided for two new California library participants in December, 2015. You can watch and listen to a tour of VolunteerMatch. See how it works, how to post a volunteer opportunity and how to use the Premium tools to help you make the most of your VolunteerMatch account.

Getting the Highest Visibility on VolunteerMatch – How to RePost Your Listing  (2.5 minute video)
Keeping your volunteer opportunity near the top of the list in your zipcode is critical to keep it visible to potential volunteers. One of the Premium Tools you have is RePosting – one click brings your opportunity to the top of the search results. You can RePost weekly or even daily if you need to.

Managing Your Volunteer Account(s) – Centralized? By Branch? Or a Combination?
This one-page document describes options for setting up and managing your VolunteerMatch accounts based on how you have structured your volunteer engagement efforts internally.

Why the Widget?
 
This is a brief FAQ document about why you want to post the "Get Involved" widget on your library's website for maximum volunteer recruitment opportunities.

To Get the Widget for Your Website – Contact Your State Library:

Arizona, Donna Throckmorton, dthrockmorton@azlibrary.gov or Kim French, kfrench@azsos.gov
California, Carla Lehn, clehn@califa.org
Idaho, Sue Walker, sue.walker@libraries.idaho.gov
Texas, Jennifer Peters, jpeters@tsl.texas.gov