Search Search Search Topic Programs & Operations Board & Leadership Managing People Resources (-) Volunteers Adoption & Placement Promotions & Events Active FiltersVolunteers Group 9 Clear All 6 Ways to Create a Sense of Community for Volunteers Successful volunteer programs keep volunteers connected to each other and your agency. Try these six tips to keep volunteers in touch. Design 'Adopt Me' Bandanas for Shelter Pets Design pet-sized bandanas and donate them to a local shelter. 5 Tips for Training and Retaining Volunteers Learn how one small all-volunteer organization uses five tips to effectively train and retain an army of dedicated volunteers. 3 Tips to Train Volunteers with Staying Power Follow these three training tips to ensure your volunteers are prepared for duty—and that they stick around for the long term. Best Ideas to Attract, Keep and Grow Volunteers Try these 7 resources, including articles and webinars, to attract and retain your volunteers. Creating SOPs Find out what SOPs are, what they should contain, who benefits from having them and strategies for getting them written. Implementing SOPs Find out how to effectively use your SOP as a training tool. Download the 2021 Shelter Planning Calendar To help you optimize the possibilities every month of the year can bring to animals in your care, we've created this free, shelter-focused calendar. Hiring the Right People for Your Culture Learn about specific tools and strategies to adjust your hiring process to find the right kind of people for the organizational culture you want. Updating SOPs Your SOP should be reviewed at least once a year by all staff, department supervisors and the director.