The power of volunteers: Leicester City’s response to Covid-19

Case Study, Data Management, Digital Transformation, Local Government, News, Public Sector, Recruitment

Katie Taaffe

“Leicester City Council’s Digital Transformation team were able to utilise volunteer management system Assemble to remotely recruit, manage and co-ordinate the large influx of willing volunteers. In the first few weeks of the local lockdown, over 500 volunteers had signed up to help.” Background Leicester City Council adopted Assemble in December 2019 with the intention of managing their 2,000 volunteers …

Volunteer Management Software

How can Volunteer Management Software improve productivity?

Digital Transformation, News, Productivity, Recruitment, Retention

Katie Taaffe

Find out how Assemble can create an engaging workspace for your volunteering teams to collaborate and communicate more easily than ever. Request a demo with one of our Digital Transformation Experts.

How to create an engaging volunteer opportunity

News, Recruitment

Katie Taaffe

When creating an advert to attract or recruit volunteers, there’s no ‘one size fits all’ route to success. The variables will depend largely on your organisation and your current strategy. If you haven’t already, then defining a volunteer recruitment strategy and tools to help you do so, will pay dividends when it comes to both the implementation of a campaign …

What features should a volunteer management system have?

News, Recruitment

Katie Taaffe

Over the past few years, Assemble’s volunteer management software has been adopted by many of the UK’s largest charities, who are currently putting its many features to work. Our continual development with our not-for-profit customers, as well as a long history with the UK’s Police Forces (via our older sibling DutySheet), has enabled us to truly understand what both Volunteer …

Volunteer recruitment; how to increase volunteer applications

News, Recruitment

Katie Taaffe

Any Volunteer Manager will tell you, it’s no mean feat to recruit volunteers – whatever the size, scale or budget of your organisation. There are so many variables in play, especially when it comes to people who are fitting a volunteering role in to an already busy schedule. These can range from the circumstances, availability or commitment of the volunteer …