what people are saying. The training feedback I received from our staff was overwhelmingly positive! It has been a real pleasure working with you and your team, and I would love to stay in touch to discuss additional ways to partner with The Volunteer Center.
- Szu-Ning Chen, Volunteer and Fund Development Manager, Mid-Peninsula Housing Services Corporation

Volunteer Program Management and Structure
Here you will find best practices about how to create and manage your volunteer program within your organization.

Volunteer Mangers Handbook
The Volunteer Center wrote this handbook to assist Volunteer Mangers in creating or recreating a volunteer program.  This handbook is designed to take you through the important steps necessary in establishing a solid foundation for your program.  Time spent in this planning process will greatly enhance your organization's success at recruiting and retaining volunteers.

How do I build a stronger volunteer-staff partnership?
CompassPoint Nonprofit services explains how to develop teamwork between volunteers and employees (or officers).

For more resources, email Jill Blackburn.
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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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