By NYMetroParents Staff

How to Manage Volunteer Work: Tech Help


With school back in session, your own “volunteer” obligations—school committees, carnivals, class trips, etc.—escalate. Blogger Jeana Lee Tahnk from recommends a website and mobile app to manage it all. logo


"I love volunteering in the class and chaperoning field trips, but the flurry of emails and papers are just that-a flurry," says Jeana Lee Tahnk, mom of two and self-proclaimed techno-geek who blogs for She recommends VolunteerSpot, "a quick and easy way to mobilize volunteers for any project, outing, or event in one place, but now it's even easier for parents to use with the addition of its mobile functionality."

   VolunteerSpot ( is free for community groups, teachers, and grassroots volunteers. The site simplifies recruiting with easy buttons for your web page and email management tools, enables users to print sign-up sheets and rosters, schedule automated reminders, and, maybe best of all, stay organized and eliminate the clutter.



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