We are so glad to have you as a part of our writing team and looking forward to benefiting from your knowledge, experience, and opinions.  We value the information on VolunteerMatch and therefore we are using their guidelines for content for our organization. 



Nonprofit professionals, academics, volunteers who have a message for nonprofits, or anyone with something to say about volunteer recruitment, engagement, and/or management. Note: You are required to have at least some direct experience with volunteerism, volunteer management, or nonprofit management.



  • Opinion pieces, case studies, interviews, how-tos and tips, reflections on current and special events, …

  • Please try to limit your guest submissions to approximately 750 - 1500 words. Submissions that are longer will be reduced or not used. 

  • Include an author bio (250-500 characters max) with your guest post.

  • Please send in at least one picture relevant to the post, and if you obtained it from the Internet, including its source so we can publish proper attribution.

  • Links are a great way to join your blog post with the rest of the online blogging community.  Feel free to include links to other relevant posts and materials.

  • We encourage you to include a call-to-action at the end of the post with a link that further engages the VolunteerMatch nonprofit community.

  • We welcome posts on diverse media, including slideshows, videos, and anything else that mixes it up a bit.


What NOT?

Engaging Volunteers is not a place for politically-focused pieces, anything overtly promotional, anything with bad language or poor grammar, or anything that negatively attacks anyone or any organization.



Please submit your guest blog through our Guest Contributor's Submission Form, along with all requested materials. If selected, you will receive a response from us within two weeks.



Thank you for contributing!

Blogging and Writing Guidelines