Volunteer management doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. For many smaller nonprofits, software is an expense that can’t yet be justified, let alone volunteer management software. Luckily for those nonprofits, there are free software options out there for them to use.
Top Volunteer Management Software Products
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Manage your volunteer database from any computer; in the office, at home or on the road. Allow volunteers to fill out applications, submit their schedule preferences and even self schedule, all from the comfort of home. No start-up costs, licensing, or additional fees for support or upgrades. Simply pay a low monthly fee with no long term contract. Volgistics is the industry leader in online volunteer software. Take a video tour and sign up for a free trial account to find out why! View Profile
An online system for recruiting, tracking, and coordinating volunteers in organizations of all kinds and sizes. View Profile
Designed for live events, InitLive is the most trusted staff & volunteer management solution for event organizers. Use InitLive to streamline your event processes: schedule, recruit, assign shifts/self-sign up, email/SMS text communication & more! Achieve full control and adaptability on event day with the free InitLive mobile app - allowing you to make schedule changes and communicate with staff at the touch of a button. Creating an account is free - start scheduling now! View Profile
InitLive is a staff & volunteer management tool built for live events that optimizes event scheduling, recruitment, and communication. View Profile
Galaxy Digital's Connect products are mobile-friendly volunteer management software that are designed to help organizations of all types to better manage, grow, and track their local volunteerism. Get Connected, Community Connect, Campus Connect, and Corporate Connect are used by thousands of nonprofits, United Ways, Volunteer Centers, Campuses, and Corporations across the U.S. View Profile
The single best tool for attracting, managing, tracking and reporting on an organization's volunteerism. View Profile
DonorSnap is an easy to use online donor/membership management system. Features include tracking for donations, pledges, and interactions; unlimited user defined fields; Excel import/export; and online forms/donations. There are no hidden costs or long-term contracts. At $39 per month enjoy all of our features including unlimited users, unlimited usage, and up to 1,000 contacts in your database. Try DonorSnap with your own data risk free for 30 days. View Profile
Online donor management software that tracks all of your nonprofit's data. Included is an unlimited number of integrated online forms. View Profile
Independently Rated #1 (see link below). Volunteer, donor, client, affiliate and group management system with built-in LIVE criminal background checking, reference checking, e-campaign support, survey tools and much more. Multiple pricing packages allow YOU to build the package that works best for your needs and budget. No other software can be integrated with your website & external systems. We comply with ADA, HIPAA and FISMA. Used by the Smithsonian and the states of VA, CA, TX, MD, NV. View Profile
#1 Rated System. Advanced, mobile + social friendly. Built-in LIVE criminal checks. Multiple pricing <> functionality packages. View Profile
KeepnTrack eliminates the worries and guesswork for the safety of your schools and students. KeepnTrack solves your visitor, volunteer, student, staff and vendor tracking challenges while utilizing inexpensive technology. With a check of local, state and national databases, KeepnTrack denies entry of unauthorized visitors and automatically notifies appropriate personnel. KeepnTrack also records details of all visitor traffic, runs instant background checks, and prints ID badges. View Profile
Manage your school or facility's visitor management, volunteer management and much more all through an easy-to-use system. View Profile
NewOrg is not for everyone. If your volunteer/membership management needs includes multiple programs and calendars, activity types, registration restrictions, background checks, online payment processing, permissions based viewing or customization of the web interface then you should check out NewOrg. We provide a robust solution configured specific to your needs. Visit us to learn more about how NewOrg also integrates management of Donors/Development, Clients/Programs, mass e-mail and more. View Profile
NewOrg is the solutions to complex Volunteer Management needs, including even Donors and Clients, all configured specific to you. View Profile
Your community is full of Good Samaritans who want to donate their time and resources to giving back. Track and manage them all with GovPilot. Digital volunteer applications and automated workflows help you collect, process and organize information. View Profile
Volunteers dont expect anything in return for their troubles. Give them the unexpected gift of GovPilot convenience. View Profile
Volunteer Impact is a volunteer management database system for non-profits, small and large. Work smarter, not longer, with Volunteer Impact. - Recruit From Your Website - Track Qualifications - Create Schedules - Record Hours - Generate Reports on Hours and Outcomes - Communicate Effectively - Automate Some Procedures - Engage Your Volunteers! View Profile
Volunteer management database for small and medium sized non-profits. Recruit, create schedules, generate reports, & engage volunteers. View Profile
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