Due to coronavirus, all programs including the 3/19 Nonprofit Meet & Greet and the BoardConnect Diversity & Inclusion program have been postponed until further notice.

Effective Crisis Communication

In these times of crisis, the way that we communicate  with our constituents is key to how we are perceived.  In this video by VolunteerConnect board member Toni-Anne Blake, you can learn five key strategies to successful communication during a crisis.

Additional Strategic Communication Resources

The Communications Network offers some tools and tips for communication about the COVID-19 crisis including some basic tips on messaging.

Coronavirus Crisis Communications Kit

This resource from BoardSource guides thinking through the roles & responsibilities of board and staff members during a crises.

Crisis Communication Guidelines

NEW! BoardConnect Diversity & Inclusion Program

For Potential Board Members

Interested in joining a nonprofit board? Learn more about the goals, benefits, and schedule of our brand new program focused on Diversity & Inclusion.


For Nonprofits

If you are a nonprofit looking to recruit new board members our new Diversity & Inclusion board training program is the perfect opportunity.


VolunteerConnect promotes skilled volunteerism and service in central New Jersey by matching professionals looking for pro bono opportunities to nonprofit organizations that need their talents. Our mission is to expand the reach, impact and capacity of community organizations through effective volunteerism. We have three primary service areas: nonprofit board training, skills-based volunteerism and professional development for nonprofit leadership.

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Leadership Seminar


Nonprofit leaders are invited to join us at an upcoming forum. Learn, share and connect with other nonprofit leaders.

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Board Training


BoardConnect prepares emerging and seasoned business leaders to become effective nonprofit board members.

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Re-energize Your Nonprofit Board Through Diversity

In January 2020, VolunteerConnect launched its BoardConnect Diversity & Inclusion pilot program with our first Advisory Committee meeting of community experts, whose goal is to develop a road map to increase diversity in nonprofit boards.

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For Skilled Volunteers

Hone your skills and apply your professional expertise to make a real difference at a nonprofit organization by joining a nonprofit board or working on a short-term, pro bono impact project.

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For Nonprofits

VolunteerConnect has the tools you need to find trained board prospects, maximize the effectiveness of your leadership and connect with skilled volunteers.

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For Businesses

VolunteerConnect can support your corporate social responsibility initiatives, develop emerging and seasoned leaders, and enrich your community connections by engaging your employees in skills-based volunteer projects and nonprofit board training and matching.

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Our programming supports the strategic needs of nonprofits including skills-based volunteering, professional development opportunities for executive directors and nonprofit board training. We match individuals with passion and purpose to nonprofit organizations committed to promoting social change.

The Case for Skills-Based Volunteering

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95% of nonprofit agencies need more skills-based support.
75% of volunteers believe their workplace skills are valuable to a nonprofit organization. 
80% of working adults believe volunteering enhances decision-making, problem solving and networking.

VolunteerConnect is the solution.

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