what people are saying. Thank you so much for bringing Friends of the Urban Forest and I together. Words cannot convey the feeling of immense satisfaction I get when I go back and see the trees I have planted.
- Curtis Nagel

Information Sessions

Board Service Information Session
The Volunteer Center regularly holds information sessions open to all who are interested. They are designed to educate the public about the roles and responsibilities involved in serving on a nonprofit board.

Each hour and a half presentation includes information about:
  • Benefits of Nonprofit Board Service
  • Overview of Nonprofit Sector
  • Nonprofit Board Responsibilities
  • Board Member Responsibilities
  • Board Member Expectations
  • Legal Issues and Terms Defined
  • Risk Management
  • Fundraising Responsibilities (including how to tips!)
            and of course...
  • Making Your Match
Each session is scheduled from 6:00 - 7:30 pm, the fee* is $25.00 per person. Participants will leave with the information they need to make educated decisions about serving on a nonprofit board, including resource and reference materials.

The next open session is listed under "highlights" to the left of this text. Click the link provided to register for the next session.

*Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable
Resource for Group Volunteering
Planning for a group volunteer day? This is a list of nonprofits that regularly host groups of volunteers. They know how to put you to work!
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The Board Match
Upcoming Event Dates and Locations
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Fall Holidays Volunteer Opportunities
Between Halloween and Thanksgiving there's plenty of ways to get involved...
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Winter Holidays Volunteer Opportunties
From Solstice to Kwaanza there's tons to do this Holiday Season!
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