Resources for Volunteers

Make Your Mark

Whether you’re a budding or longtime volunteer, these resources can get you on your way to developing your own projects with your family, friends and neighbors. And if you aren’t quite ready to start your own project, you can search for local projects on All For Good.

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Be an Effective Volunteer

Wondering how you can put your skills and sensibilities to work as a volunteer? This e-course will get you on your way. (Pick “Be an Effective Volunteer” from the list.) Take the course >

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Read Across the Globe

Find out what you can do – both as a parent and as a volunteer – to help children to read, giving them a greater chance of finishing school and having more career options as an adult. See the activities >

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Be a Leader of Now

When you know what issues are important to you, action is a natural result; you will be driven to act on your passion and persuade others to join you. See what moves you >

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Passion Into Action

Meaningful service begins with passion. When you know what issues are important to you, finding a service activity is a natural result. Find your passion >

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Get HandsOn! Volunteer Leader Guidebook

Learn what it takes to be a volunteer leader and see how to create high-impact, well-managed projects that will help you sustain volunteers and have a positive impact in your community. Get the guidebook >

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Starting a Volunteer Program

Planning a volunteer program includes job development, interviewing, supervision, evaluation and recognition. Get started >

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Ideas for Community Needs Assessment

There are many methods you can use to identify needs in your community. Here are just a few ideas. See the ideas >

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Trainers Toolbox

This series of guides will help you identify volunteer training needs and design, deliver, assess and refine training sessions. Get the toolbox >