Volunteer Resources

 
 

The Helpline Center

Helpline Center’s Volunteer Connections program is the critical link between great community volunteers and the nonprofit agencies that need them. For the past 40 years the Helpline Center has been serving the nonprofit community by helping them find the volunteers they need when they need them most.

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al!ve

Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement is open to any individual or group interested in the field of volunteer engagement. Members range across many different types of organizations, all with the same purpose in mind: to address community needs by leveraging the power of volunteers.

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points of light

At Points of Light, we help millions of volunteers change the world. We mobilize people to take action on the causes they care about through innovative programsevents and campaigns. Points of Light is creating a culture of volunteerism, one that celebrates the power of service.

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Mava

Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration connects, educates, strengthens and advocates for volunteer engagement leaders and their organizations to positively impact communities.

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Corporation for national & Community service

We are the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency that leads service, volunteering, and grant-making efforts in the United States. We help millions of Americans improve their lives and the lives of their fellow citizens through service. We work hand-in-hand with local partners to tap the ingenuity and can-do spirit of the American people to tackle our country's most pressing challenges. We are AmeriCorpsSenior Corps, the Social Innovation Fund the Volunteer Generation Fund, and more.

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energ!ze

Energize, Inc. is an international training, consulting and publishing firm specializing in volunteerism. Founded by Susan J. Ellis in 1977, Energize has assisted organizations of all sizes and types to start, expand, or strengthen volunteer involvement — whether in nonprofit health and human service organizations, cultural arts groups, professional associations, schools, government agencies, businesses — anywhere volunteers are found.

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independent sector

Independent Sector is the only national membership organization that brings together a diverse set of nonprofits, foundations, and corporations to advance the common good.

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Research

This report is the most comprehensive look at Volunteering in America. Data includes volunteer rates, rankings, trends, and demographics represented nationally, by state, and in major metropolitan areas. 

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