Any time a marketer gets a job in a new industry, you are oriented by your new boss and marketing peers. But as a volunteer, you will have to learn on your own. This orientation section contains the same information that a new employee would obtain from their marketing peers. It contains the statistics you need, and the soft stuff — the things that everyone does but no one talks about. This section is written by a marketer for a marketer.
This website focuses on how to develop a relationship with a nonprofit for a specific project. Act like a consultant. Make sure you are given an initial contract; the project close form will quantify results you can put on your resume. One big aspect of being a consultant is not discussed in this website – how to attract new business. See suggested reading.