Skills based volunteering is becoming more in demand for nonprofits who seek to expand the impact of volunteers and do more with fewer resources and for volunteers who seek to apply their skills to give back and improve their communities. Volunteer Alexandria wants to help our nonprofit partners develop skills-based volunteer opportunities and facilitate the volunteer connections to complete these important initiatives.
Skills Connect is a system that helps nonprofits develop skills-based volunteer opportunities that are well scoped and structured projects. One of the biggest challenges nonprofits face for skills-based initiatives is scoping appropriate projects. The skills-based project wizardguides nonprofits through the process of identifying opportunities that are well defined and sized and will accomplish a key goal. Further, it allows volunteers to express interest and provides tools for the nonprofit to accept or decline the volunteer based on the skills needed for the project and the skills of the volunteer. To get started, log into your partner portal.