Let your volunteer coordinators do their best work.

Stop messing with tools that aren’t designed to amplify volunteer programs.  With VolunteerMatters, it’s a delight to manage everything in one place.

  • Easy volunteer recruitment with landing pages
  • Let volunteers check in easily with mobile responsive portal
  • Automate and initiate email, text, and social
  • Simplify volunteer vetting and onboarding
  • Automated attendance and time tracking
  • Awesome reporting and trend analysis
  • Super easy-to-use while fantastically robust

Military Heritage Museum

“The VolunteerMatters’ interface is straightforward, allowing our very senior volunteers to navigate with ease.  The platform also allows to set up a check-in/out kiosk, which is a big time saver for us.”

Frantz Brutus – Military Heritage Museum

Volunteer Recruitment Landing Pages

VolunteerMatters makes it easy for volunteers to find opportunities and engage with you.

Easily create an unlimited number of volunteer recruitment pages to advertise your volunteer initiatives and the specific roles volunteers can click to sign-up.

  • Anyone can create a recruitment page.
    No web design experience necessary. If you can fill out an online form, you can create recruitment pages with ease.

     

  • You set the rules.
    You define the roles, when and how many are needed, if and how to allow group volunteers, and more.

     

  • Social media integration.
    Encourage your volunteers to promote your volunteer project with one click. VolunteerMatters builds the post for you with the project image, name, description and link to direct traffic to your new recruitment page.

“We learned quickly we needed a better way to advertise volunteer openings to the public and process clearances.  VolunteerMatters allows us to do that in a clean and organized way, allowing staff to focus on programming rather than administrative tasks”

-Jackie McCann, Nationalities Service Center

Volunteer Vetting and Onboarding

Sleep better at night knowing your volunteers have been properly vetted and onboarded.

Vetting and onboarding checklists aren’t enough.  There’s too much opportunity for things to fall between the cracks.  VolunteerMatters gives nonprofits a central place to implement, enforce, and audit their vetting and onboarding policies.

 

  • Customize application requirements.
    Application questions, electronic agreements, background checks, certifications, training courses, reference checks, interviews – we handle them all.  Define which credentials are required for each volunteer role.

     

  • Self-service onboarding. 
    Let the volunteer fulfill their vetting and onboarding requirements on their own while prompting administrators to ‘approve’ things when necessary.
     
  • Staying qualified.
    Set how often volunteer credentials must be repeated and let the system prompt the volunteer to repeat/update a credential when the time is right.

“VolunteerMatters has helped provide structure, from contacts and credential tracking to project setup and volunteer metrics.

Curtis Cecil, The YMCA of Greater Charlotte

Attendance and Time Tracking

Honor the value of your volunteers’ time by accurately tracking their hours.

Throw away your paper sign-in sheets.  Choose your preferred mode for time tracking to keep things super simple.
 

  • Self-Check-in.
    Allow volunteers to check-in/out via a kiosk or their own phones. VolunteerMatters can even check the volunteer’s location to assure they are physically present before allowing check-in.
     
  • Timesheets.
    Allow certain volunteer positions to self report hours in a timesheet fashion.

     

  • Auto-Credit Hours.
    You may also allocate a predetermined number of hours a volunteer will be credited based on their assignment to a position or upon completion of a task.

“The VolunteerMatters interface is straightforward, allowing our very senior volunteers to navigate with ease.  The platform also allows us to set up a check-in/out kiosk, which is a big time-saver for us.

Frantz Brutus, Military Heritage Museum

Build Volunteer Relationships

Too much of our time is spent on the transactional aspect of volunteerism – the back and forth with paperwork, calendars, time slots, emails, reporting.  Instead, let’s focus on how we can empower the volunteer, make it easier for them to engage with us, and better harness their enthusiasm and skills.

Stop Wasting Time

Without the proper approach, most volunteer coordinators are left spending their time doing tedious, monotonous, time intensive minutia.  We call this the “nonsense” in volunteerism.  Give your staff professional tools to eliminate the nonsense and focus on your mission.

Everything in One Place

Most volunteer organizations rely on a confused mixture of systems, pulling your staff and volunteers in many directions.  VolunteerMatters provides an umbrella of efficiency so that recruitment, vetting, onboarding, scheduling, coordination, communication, and reporting can be centralized.  

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