Volunteer Engagement

8 Surprising Predictions About the Future of Work for Baby Boomers

Originally Posted on FlexJobs.com and written by Jennifer Parris There’s no denying that the landscape of work is changing. More and more companies are adopting flexible work policies, recognizing the dramatic (and positive) impact that it has both for business and employees. But do you ever wonder what the future holds for the world of [...]

Millennial Parents Are Hooked On Coupons!

Remember when the best place to get a good coupon was in the newspaper? Long before the internet gave us access to couponing and discount sites like Groupon, RetailMeNot, and others, the only place you could find a good coupon was in print publications. For decades, the largest circulation day for local newspapers was Thursday. [...]

How to Recruit Millennials to Volunteer

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to a large group of Education Foundation leaders at the National School Foundations Association annual conference. I hosted a session about Millennial Parents and Millennials in the workplace. The goal was to educate the attendees on how to leverage emerging trends to help them secure funding for literacy [...]

“I Don’t Have Time to Volunteer”?

Original blog post on Huffington Post “I just Don’t Have Time.” That is probably the number one reason why a person doesn’t volunteer at their child’s school or in their community. Research shows that 74% of Americans want to volunteer but do not because they say they just don’t have time. Is it that they [...]

Engage Millennial Parents with Video: 10 Tips for Recording Video in Schools

Originally Posted  in Huffington Post July 19, 2016 Millennials, which represent more than half of K-12 parents, teachers, and volunteers, prefer video to any other source to learn and be entertained. Close to half of Millennials (48%) ONLY watch video on their mobile devices. As a blogger, I love this because I have a great opportunity [...]