"I'm looking for a new accountant, preferably someone local with experience working with nonprofits, any recommendations?"
"Looking for some help revising my strategic plan, what's the best advice you've received on goal setting?"
"I need to grow my board, where can I find board members who are passionate about my company's mission?"
"Our team is launching a social media campaign, but we're not sure where to start. How do I figure this out?"
"Our nonprofit organization is hiring a development coordinator - what are the right questions to ask to make sure that they are a good fit for our needs?"
"I want to reach more people digitally. What are some helpful strategies and tips for growing our newsletter audience?"
How it works for ReCity partners
You ask for help
Complete a short questionnaire.
We recruit the best experts
ReCity Connect finds and asks the most-relevant experts to assist.
Until you have been helped.
You get a response
Volunteers will share advice or offer you a call (or meeting).
Usually within a week.
Looking for the volunteer FAQ? Click here.
What can I ask?
Literally anything to help with growing your organization, your academic life (projects, research, etc.) or professional development (internships / jobs, career choice, etc.). There are many volunteers in our community with very diverse experiences and backgrounds available to help.
How long will it take to get an answer?
Our goal is to get you answers within 3 business days. But it depends on what you're asking and how many mentors have that expertise. It can go as quickly as an hour to as long as 10 days.
How many responses will I get?
The number of answers depends on how many volunteers have relevant experience and are available to provide insights. It may be one, three, five or more.
How many questions can I ask?
As many as you want to. We'll likely match you up with different volunteers every time and you'll make awesome connections.
Can I select volunteers to answer my question?
No. We match mentors based on availability, proximity, and competency (among many other factors) and take into account how often a mentor has helped in the past.
Can I ask follow-up questions?
We strongly encourage you to reply and ask for additional help or insights from the individual who replied.
What if I don't get an answer?
While we work hard to get you a reply, in rare cases we may not be able to get you an answer.