Succeeding in the Volunteer Search: A Classic Problem with New Challenges

The good news for non-profits that depend on the labors of volunteers is that more people are taking to heart the old adage, "the most valuable thing you can give of yourself
is not your money, but your time." A study from the Independent Sector, a coalition of nonprofits, foundations and corporations, reveals an all-time high for volunteering in
recent years: over 56% of adults over 18 gave 19.9 billion hours of service in 1998.