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
The only staff & volunteer management tool designed for events, InitLive allows you to customize scheduling, recruitment, shift assignments, and email/SMS text communication based on your unique event needs. Stay flexible on event day without any hassle - all event info is transferred to a free mobile app that equips planners & staff with a powerful communication tool that will continually update as changes are made. Create a free account to start scheduling now! View Profile
The only staff & volunteer management tool whose designers know how important it is for your event to go off without a hitch. 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
Trusted by charity:water, Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution, and more! Timecounts is a cloud-based volunteer management solution with powerful, flexible tools and intuitive design. Create beautiful event pages, shift schedules, and applications with ease. Publish signups to your branded Community Hub, or set it to invite-only. Management is simple with social volunteer login, self-scheduling, and easy reminders. Get started in minutes with a 14-day free trial - no setup fees, no annual contract. View Profile
Volunteer management software for the modern nonprofit. Make an impression, save time, and mobilize your community. 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
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
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
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
VolunteerMark maximizes the volunteer experience with cloud-based software tools for communication, scheduling, reporting. Send targeted group text messages and emails. With VolunteerMark, volunteers automatically receive reminders for their volunteer shifts. Create one-time events with unlimited shifts and repeating positions. Manage sign-ups with a calendar view and approve volunteer requests. You can also track service hours for groups and individuals through programs or departments. View Profile
Cloud-based software tools for communication, scheduling, reporting, and tracking volunteer hours for non-profit organizations. View Profile
Event Workforce Group (EWG) Technology encompasses a global-leading, digital workforce management platform called Rosterfy. This innovative product enables event organisers to employ a fully integrated scheduling software for their entire workforce from paid staff to volunteers. It has revolutionised the event industry with the likes of Super Bowl LI, Tough Mudder and World Masters Games utilising the software to streamline their workforce management. View Profile
A global-leading, digital workforce management platform, enabling event organisers to employ a fully integrated scheduling software. View Profile
Complete Volunteer Management solution for school systems that is cloud based and easy to use. The Volunteer Tracker provides background check interfaces and makes the process of approving your volunteers much less time-consuming. Track volunteer time through mobile or web interfaces. Volunteers can indicate their interest areas and be matched with opportunities. Each school location in your district can have designated coordinators who can schedule volunteers and publish opportunities. View Profile
Complete solution for school systems that automates scheduling and administrative functions of volunteer management. View Profile
Sign up tool for group and volunteer managers. Schedule volunteers, organize events and collect money all on one sign up. Automatic reminders are sent to volunteers prior to the event. Hundreds of design templates available, as well as the ability to create custom themes. Bulk email invites and easy admin tools. Admin-controlled security and privacy settings. Ideal for schools, businesses, nonprofits, sports organizations, faith groups, colleges and personal use. View Profile
Sign up tool for group and volunteer managers. Schedule volunteers, organize events and collect money all on one sign up. View Profile
Configio Volunteer Management can enable you to skillfully attract and manage Volunteers. Volunteers can apply for the position (and stay informed) via their online account. You can charge fees or allow for free signup based on your specific needs. Volunteers can earn discounts for their service, and if they quit or get fired, they lose that discount. Configio Administrators can designate some Volunteers as Leaders, and Volunteers can cancel themselves (if they can't make it). View Profile
Configio Volunteer Management is highly customizable with configurations available to meet your specific process and signup needs. 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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Students can be a valuable asset for your nonprofit as long as they are used to their utmost potential. Providing incentives, keeping in contact, and making students feel important are three ways to get the most out of your volunteers and guarantee success.
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