The Volunteer Makers Platform

Harness the power of your community with Volunteer Makers

Volunteer Makers is a transformational web platform that helps charities, community and arts and heritage organisations to expand their volunteer engagement and create new and wider connections with their supporter communities.

It allows you to match the needs of your organisation to the skills and interests of your supporters, letting people support you in a way that that suits them and directly helps you.  It has helped organisations to grow larger pools of supporters and diversify their volunteer workforce.

Volunteer Makers comes with a challenge database, social media integration tools, skills matching, communication tools, events management and powerful reporting tools to allow you to measure the financial impact of volunteering to the criteria of major funding bodies.

Creation of a bespoke Volunteer Makers web platform that uses your branding to fit with your other engagement tools (e.g. core website):

Our web platform has valuable functionality – it allows you to match the needs of your organisation to the skills and interests of your supporters, letting people support you in a way that that suits them and directly helps you.

Includes:

  • Supporter skills and interests management
  • Challenge database and challenge management
  • Event management
  • Social media integration tools
  • Communication tools
  • Detailed reporting on volunteers’ activity
  • Detailed financial impact reporting
  • Training materials

£1500 + vat

Licence and Hosting Per Annum

  • Secure hosting; SSL certificate; GDPR compliance; regular software updates
  • Up to 4000 users; unlimited administrators

£60 + vat per month

Optional

  • Monthly technical support package, to include training and web technical support
  • Extra functionality e.g. blogs/news pages; donation buttons; sponsorship/advertising tools and functions

Support your platform with our tailored Strategic Training Workshop

Development and delivery of a (up to) 4-hour tailored Strategic Training Workshop:

Our training will help you identify and plan how you can grow, inspire and manage a volunteer and supporter base using digital.  It encourages organisations to work together creatively and strategically.  This workshop includes one hour of training on the tech.  Includes up to two hours of online/virtual training and web technical support post-workshop.

You will take away:

  • An understanding of what 21st century volunteering is and why a new approach is needed
  • How you can engage a wider group of volunteers
  • What Volunteer Makers’ model of engagement is, how you can blend volunteering with public participation and the power of micro-volunteering
  • Next steps – the step-change you need to make as an organisation
  • Create an organisation-wide plan
  • Begin to set-up your Volunteer Makers platform

£1200 + vat plus travel expenses if applicable

Interested in Volunteer Makers for your organisation? Get in touch here.

Or call us direct:

Tel: 0117 3250091

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