Inspiration for Naming Opportunities

Created by Brittany Crow, Modified on Tue, 10 Jan 2023 at 01:40 PM by Brittany Crow

You've got your site all figured out and are creating amazing opportunities to share with your community—it's all looking up! Then, you hit a creative wall when trying to title your opportunities. Don't worry, it happens to us all! That's why we have created this article to try and give you a little inspiration. You'll find links to helpful resources and some tips for best practices that we hope can get you over that creative wall! 


Examples for creative inspiration

When naming your opportunities, it's important to ask yourself a few questions: 

1. What is the purpose of this opportunity? What's the big goal or mission? What will your volunteers be doing for this opportunity? Is this a holiday-themed opportunity, etc.? 

  1. Understanding your opportunity can help you nail down a great title that conveys its objective! 

2. Who is your target audience? 

  1. If you know who your targeted demographic is for volunteers, you can tailor the opportunity to meet their interests and needs! 

3. What kinds of calls to action match the opportunity's needs? 

  1. Calls to action are a great way to encourage volunteer engagement—and they can be creative too!

Here are some examples to give you a bit of inspiration: 

Helpful resources

  • We think this generator is too fun to pass up! Just plug in a keyword or phrase and see if it can get those creative muscles grooving!
  • Plug your keywords into this free tool and see how popular they are!

ⓘ So you know: These are only a few helpful resources—you can find many more out there with a quick search in your favorite search engine! 


Best practices 

Here are some best practices to consider when naming your awesome opportunities!