Highlighting 11 Black-Led Community Partners

Triangle Nonprofits share what they hope the world will be like after the pandemic

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Volunteering hasn’t stopped in the Triangle April was National Volunteer Month, and what an interesting one it was, given the culture of volunteering has changed drastically since COVID-19. Check out some of the good YOU …

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Family Volunteering: Helping out together during a pandemic

Family Volunteering

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Family Volunteering These days, we are spending more time at home and looking for ways to entertain ourselves while social distancing. Many families are using this time to explore family volunteering by participating in remote …

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Highlighting Workplace Volunteering

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Workplace Volunteering An employee volunteer program is defined by Points of Light as “a planned, managed effort that seeks to motivate and enable employees to effectively serve community needs through the leadership of the employer.” Workplace …

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Highlighting Volunteer Opportunities you can do from home

Pivoting to Remote Volunteer Opportunities How do you remain true to a mission of gathering people together to volunteer in the Triangle when you cannot gather? In the past few weeks, Activate Good has reassessed ways to support local nonprofits. Connecting volunteers in new, safe, and remote ways is our focus. In addition to numerous …

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Volunteering During a Pandemic

Volunteering (and other activities) During a Pandemic Our lives have changed drastically in the past few days, due to COVID-19 and social distancing mandates. Spring breaks have been extended, movies have been released to streaming services early, and everyone knows way more about how Zoom works now. Teachers I know are scrambling to convert their …

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Five ingredients of a great volunteer opportunity posting!

Here at Activate Good we work with some amazing nonprofits, schools, and other partners in our community! Through these partnerships we’ve seen thousands of volunteer opportunities come through our virtual doors. Occasionally, a nonprofit will ask what they can do to make their volunteer opportunity posting more attractive to potential volunteers. In this post, we’ll …

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Volunteers Bring Beauty to Raulston Arboretum

The JC Raulston Arboretum runs on volunteers. According to Kathryn Wall, their volunteer coordinator, they wouldn’t exist without them. From the receptionist greeting you at the visitor center to the gardener labelling plants in the garden to the instructor teaching schoolchildren about photosynthesis, a volunteer touches every aspect of this nonprofit. “[The volunteers] love creating …

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3 Steps to Turn your Volunteers into a Marketing Army

Guest blog by Abbie Cooke, VP of Chariot Creative, a North Carolina marketing and web design firm. Nonprofit marketing needs your attention. A little strategy can go a long way, and an entire team of volunteers can carry it further. From grassroots teams to multi- million dollar organizations, effective marketing is the top of the …

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